How To?

Contact your local prison

Find contact information for prison's in England and Wales using the prison finder.

Contact details for the HM Prison Service:

Main switchboard: 0300 047 6325

Contact details for the Prisoner Location Service:

Use the Prisoner Location Service to find people in prison when you don’t know which prison they are in. You must include:

- your name, or the organisation you represent
- your date of birth
- your address including postcode
- name of the person you want to find
- the reason you want to find them eg. you’re their solicitor, or a family member
- any other names they may have used
- their date of birth


Fax: 0121 626 3474