Alta Jail Information

712-749-2525
223 South Main Street, Alta, IA, 51002


Alta Jail is a low security city jail located in city of Alta, Buena Vista County, IA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Iowa state law. It houses the people who have been arrested and are awaiting trial, sentence or pending plea. Most of the inmates serving their time in Alta Jail are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Alta Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Alta Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Alta Jail
Jail Type :City Jail
Location:223 South Main Street, Alta, IA, 51002
Contact Numbers:712-749-2525
Capacity:
City:Alta
Postal Code:51002
State :Iowa
County:Buena Vista County
Jail Webpage://www.altaiowa.com/

Alta Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Alta Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Iowa statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
223 South Main Street, Alta, IA, 51002

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 712-749-2525.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Alta Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 2 nearby jails/prisons

Alta Jail

223 South Main Street, Alta, IA, 51002 712-749-2525

Aurelia Police Jail

236 Main StreetPO Box 328, Aurelia, IA, 51005 712-434-5912

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