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Jail Visitation Rules For Salt Lake County

Having a family member in jail is hard especially when you only have limited time to see them each week, and that’s why we are here to help. Do you want to know what time you are allowed to visit a loved one in jail, and what rules you need to follow when visiting them? Here’s a list with the visitation schedule and rules for Salt Lake County Metro Jail and Oxbow Jail.


A prison visiting center

Salt Lake County Rules During and Before Visitation

  • When you are about to visit a person in jail, you are required to appear in the lobby 30 mins before your expected visit, even if you have had your visit pre-scheduled in advance. Anyone who does not show up at least 30 minutes before the appointment will have to wait for the next free spot available. 
  • The Salt Lake County Metro Jail only allows two visits per week, only one visit per scheduled day, and no more than three visitors at a time, that goes for the Oxbow jail as well, except that only two visitors are allowed at a time because of the smaller space. 
  •  Any children under the age of 12 months do not count as a visitor. Any child 17 years or younger can not visit prisoners without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Any visitors 16 years old or older must have a visible ID of some sort with them during visitation. ID such as ( Driver’s Licence, State ID, Passport, or Consulate Card.) A student ID does not count as a form of ID.


Salt Lake County Metro Visitation Schedule

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Visiting Hours 

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Hours (No Visitors)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Dinner Hours (No Visitors) 


Note: Each jail has separated pods, each pod is split up differently with separated days of the week you are allowed to visit. Please contact the jail you would like to visit to know what dates are available for the prison and the pod your loved one is held.  


Thank you for reading this article. Biggest hopes that it helped you know more about the Oxbow and Metro Jail. If a family member or loved one is in jail, and you need help requesting a bail bond Sportsman Bail Bonds is the place for you, call 801-623-6877 or contact us online for more details.