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A. Type Of Visitors Approved To Visit Inmate

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1. Who can visit the inmates? How many visitors are allowed and how ofter can we visit?

    In general, family members and close relatives are allowed to visit the inmate. For certain categories of inmates, friends who have registered and have been approved by the Prison authorities are allowed to visit the inmates. The Visit Card must be produced at every visit session. The frequency of visit varies according to the category of inmate, and is mostly either once or twice every month. Remanded prisoners are allowed to be visited every weekday. Most inmates are allowed to be visited by three visitors in a visit session.

2. My ex-spouse and I have been divorced for some time. Can i still visit him in the institution?

    Subject to prior approval from the Prison authorities, you may visit the inmate if accompanied by a Visit Card holder.

3. Can I visit my fiance or fiancee in the institution?

    Subject to prior approval from the Prison authorities, you may visit the inmate if accompanied by a Visit Card holder.

4. My partner and I are not legally married, and we have a child. Can my child and I visit him in the institution?

    Subject to prior approval from the Prison authorities, you are required to produce your child's original Birth Certificate on the day of visit, as proof of your relationship with the inmate.

5. Can I visit my step-parent or sibling or child in the institution?

    Relevant documents are required to be produced as proof of relationship between you and the inmate. See Table 1 for the types of documents to be produced.

    Table 1: Types of documents to be produced for verification of relationship


    Visitor Documentary Proof

Paternal Grandparent
  • NRIC/valid passport of paternal grandparent
  • Original Birth Certificate of inmate
  • Original Birth Certificate of inmate’s father
Maternal Grandparent
  • NRIC/valid passport of maternal grandparent
  • Original Birth Certificate of iInmate
  • Original Birth Certificate of iinmate’s mother
Parent
  • NRIC/valid passport of parent
  • Original Birth Certificate of inmate
Spouse
  • NRIC/valid passport of spouse
  • Original Marriage Certificate of inmate
Sibling
  • NRIC/valid passport of sibling
  • Original Birth Certificate of inmate
  • Original Birth Certificate of sibling
Child
  • NRIC/valid passport of child
  • Original Birth Certificate of child
Step-parent
  • NRIC/valid passport of step-parent
  • Original Birth Certificate of inmate
  • Original Marriage Certificate of step-parent with inmate’s natural parent
Step-sibling
  • NRIC/valid passport of step-sibling
  • Original Birth Certificate of inmate
  • Original Birth Certificate of step-sibling
Step-child
  • NRIC/valid passport of step-child
  • Original Birth Certificate of step-child
  • Original Birth Certificate of Inmate

 

6. How do I apply for visit rights if I am not a family member of the inmate?

    Non-family visitors accompanied by the Visit Card holder may be allowed to visit certain categories of inmates, on a case-by-case basis and subject to approval by the Prison authorities.


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