Napa County Jail

The Napa County Jail is operated by the Napa County Sheriff's Office. This facility is located in Napa, California. 

The jail houses adult males and females who have been arrested by county or municipal law enforcement and are awaiting trial and have not made bail, inmates who have been sentenced to the county jail, and inmates being held for transport to the California Department of Corrections.

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in the Napa County Jail, click here or use VINE (see below). 

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) is a free and anonymous telephone service that provides victims of crime both information and notification. VINE monitors the custody status of offenders in the Napa County Jail and receives updated information every 15 minutes.

The Toll Free Number for California VINE is 1.877.411.5588. Anyone can call the California State VINE line to determine an inmate's custody status. To search for offender information, callers will need one of the following items:

  • Offender name or alias
  • Secondary search option (if there is more than one offender with the same name), such as:
    • Arrest date
    • Date of birth
    • Middle initial
    • Offender identification number

VINE will let callers know about the offender's current custody status, the location of the inmate, and their offender number. 

Bail Bonds

You can view the Bail Bond List or call 707-253-4401 to locate a bail bond company that is licensed in California and who works with the Napa County Jail. Please call the bail bond company for further information.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The Napa County Jail conducts both on-site, in-person visitation and video visitation. Please note: inmates are allowed video visits only when they are first booked into the jail. In person visits are allowed after a negative COVID test.

All visitors are required to wear a mask upon entry into the facility, and they must be a plain, solid color. Masks with designs, text, or logos are not allowed. 

To schedule an on-site, in-person visit, you will need to go to the Napa County Jail with a valid ID. Video visitation can be scheduled either at the jail or over the internet. For more information or to schedule a video visit, go to the Securus Technologies Video Visitation webpage.

Visiting hours at the Napa County Jail are Monday through Friday. The morning session is between 8:00 and 10:30 am (last sign-up is at 9:30 am), and the afternoon session is between 1:00 and 5:00 pm (last sign-up is at 4:00 pm). 

Visiting hours for inmates who are in intake quarantine (video visits only) are Monday through Friday, between 6:30 and 10:30 pm.

Visiting Schedule Details:

                                            South Jail                                     North Jail
Monday                             319 Module                                  Tanks 1 & 2
Tuesday                             Men's West                                   Tanks 3 & 4
Wednesday                       Secure Housing Unit                   Tanks 5 & 6
Thursday                           112 Module                                   Tanks 8 & 10
Friday                                 105 Module                                   Tank 7/Medical Cells

Physical Address

Napa County Jail
1125 Third Street
Napa, CA 94559

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name
c/o Napa County Department of Corrections
1125 Third Street
Napa, CA 94559

Inmates are allowed to receive unlimited letters to maintain communication with family, friends, and their legal representatives.  

All magazines, books, and newspapers must be sent directly from the publisher. No hardcover books are allowed in the facility. Book size is limited to 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches.

All inmate mail must be written on lined paper, plain paper, or postcards (which are not cardstock thickness). The following is prohibited in inmate mail:

  • Bulk mail, blank paper, blank envelopes, or stamps
  • Envelopes that are stained, overly dirty, or have any foreign substances
  • More than 10 photographs (no polaroids or photos larger than 5” x 7”)
  • Magazines, newspapers, periodicals, books (paperback) did not come directly from the publisher or bookstore
  • Material threatens or is detrimental to the safety and security of the institution
  • Gang related material, photos, depicting gangs, weapons, drugs, fighting techniques, unlawful activities
  • Foreign/unidentified substances, lip prints, fragrances/perfume, adhesives, tape, sticky substances, stickers, etc.
  • Items written or drawn in crayon, or has been treated with glitter, ribbon, cords, strings and/or other items that could be easily misidentified, etc.
  • Mail that contains escape plans and/or other information related to escape
  • Correspondence that provides technical/detailed information on security systems, equipment, and practices used in the correctional field
  • Mail that contains instructional and/or “how to” material for committing illegal activities
  • Mail that depicts or describes the procedures for constructing or using weapons, ammunition, bombs, and/or other destructive devices, or includes life sized photographs, graphic illustrations of the items
  • Correspondence with instructions on martial arts, fighting techniques, and/or how to disable/disarm others
  • Publications or documents that have been altered  
  • Greeting cards larger than 5” x 7”, or containing sound-making devices
  • Anything gang related or hate oriented material 
  • Mail that advocates violence against others and/or overthrow of authority  
  • Correspondence from inmates/prisoners from another institution 
  • Nude or partially nude drawings or photos, or material that encourages sexual behavior  
  • Items with a metal, plastic or hard surface.
  • Information regarding law enforcement, military or jail procedures or operations 
  • Anything containing instructional and/or “how to” material for committing illegal activities
  • Correspondence in code or third party
  • Anything containing threats of physical harm, blackmail or mail that violates a No Contact or Protective Order
  • Any gum, candy or food items  
  • Cash, checks, or money orders
  • Any other material deemed inappropriate

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Napa County Jail cannot receive incoming phone calls. However, they have access to phones and can make outgoing collect calls from the inmate housing area. 

California law has established the right of an arrested person to make at least three free local telephone calls upon being booked: one call to an attorney, one to a bail bond agent, and one to a relative or other personal contact. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

How to Send Money

Money can be deposited into a Napa County Jail inmate's account three different ways: in person, online, or by phone.

In Person: At the kiosks in the lobby at the Napa County Jail's west entrance.
Online: MyCarePack website
Phone: 1-888-277-2535

Programs For Inmates

The Napa County Jail has not made this information publicly available.

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Careers at Napa County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Napa County Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Napa County Jail, click here.