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Visitation

Kentucky State Penitentiary

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​​​​​​In-person and virtual visitation has been suspended at KSP​ until further notice.​

​​​​In-person visitation at KSP will resume on May 10, 2022.

Visitation will be on a week-to-week basis based on the ability to safely conduct visiting while maintaining security and control of the institution.

​Days and times will vary by institution. Inmates are allowed two visitors at a time and visits must be scheduled at least one week in advance.​

Please see visitation guidelines here. If you have additional questions about a specific facility, or would like to schedule an appointment to visit, please see the contact information below.

Visitation Information

To schedule an appointment to visit, please email KSP.Visits@ky.gov.

All visits must be requested via email by the inmate visitor. The visitor will need to schedule any visit at least seven days in advance. In-person visiting requests must include the visitor's name, date of birth, and social security number. The request must also include the date they wish to visit and if the visit will be in-person or virtual. The visitation time will be assigned based on availability and approval. 

Visitation Schedule:
In-person and Virtual visits will be conducted at KSP based on the following schedule:

5CH - First Tuesday and Wednesday of month; In-person: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Video: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
4CH - Second Tuesday and Wednesday of month; In-person: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Video: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
6CH GP - Third Tuesday and Wednesday of month; In-person: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Video: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
SSU (Death Row) - Fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of month; In-person or Video: 8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
PC - Fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of month; In-person or Video: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
OSQ - Fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of month; In-person or Video: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.