ICE Detention Facility - Phoenix

Federal Correctional Institution Phoenix, or FCI Phoenix is a federal prison operated by the Bureau of Prisons that has a housing unit designated as an ICE detention facility for people in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

If you need information about a detainee housed at this facility, call (623) 465-9757 anytime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Be sure to have the detainee's information ready. Including:

  • First, last and hyphenated names
  • Known aliases
  • Date of birth
  • Country of birth

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting is permitted at FCI Phoenix (BOP-ICE) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Federal holidays.

  • Visitors will not be allowed to enter the institution after 2 p.m.
  • Visitors must be pre-approved.
  • Children under the age of 16 may not visit unless accompanied by an adult.

General Rules

All visitors must arrive 60 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time for processing and have a valid verifiable government-issued identification card.

Visits can last a maximum of four hours.

Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.

Visiting Restrictions

  • All social visits with family and friends are contact visits.
  • If visitors are or appear to be intoxicated, the visit will not be allowed.
  • All visitors are subject to search.
  • Visitors are not allowed to pass or attempt to pass any items to detainees.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area.

Search Procedures

All visitors are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. If you refuse to cooperate you will not be admitted. No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. 

Dress Code

  • Shirt and shoes must be worn at all times
  • Shirts and blouses must be able to be tucked in. No “spaghetti straps”, tank tops, tube tops or sleeveless shirts.
  • No short-shorts or miniskirts. Underwear must be completely concealed.
  • No profane, sexually explicit or derogatory language or graphics on clothing.
  • No hats, ball caps, skull caps or “du-rags”

Cell phones, purses, backpacks, food and drink are not allowed in the lobby. You may not visit an inmate against whom you have taken a protective order. 

Other Visits

Attorney Visits

Legal representatives of detainees are authorized to visit with their clients between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Federal holidays. Retained, appointed, and/or those attorneys requested by the inmate or his family will be allowed to visit.

  • Prior arrangements with the inmate's unit team should be made to prevent delay.
  • Each attorney will present a bar card in addition to the other required forms of identification.

Consular Visits

Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time.  Prior arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer whenever possible. Consular officials should bring appropriate credentials when they come to the facility. The ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer can be reached at (520) 868-8401.

Clergy Visits

Clergy may visit detainees at any time, but must make prior arrangements with the Chaplain’s Office at (623) 465-9757.

Physical Address

FCI Phoenix (BOP-ICE)
37900 N 45th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85086
United States

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General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (520) 868-9095
Field Office Main Phone: (520) 868-8401

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

FCI Phoenix (BOP-ICE)
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
37900 N 45th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85086
United States

All mail sent to detainees must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus the sender’s name and address. For safety reasons, all incoming mail is subject to screening for contraband. Staff does not read the mail upon opening.

A detainee is allowed to receive items for travel or release from agency custody with approval of the inmate's unit team.

Phone: (623) 465-9757
Email: PHX/[email protected]
Address: 37900 N. 45th Ave, Phoenix AZ, 85086

Detainees being removed from the United States are allowed one small piece of luggage, which can be sent after getting approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. For security reasons, no electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) are accepted.

How to Call an Inmate

Detainees at FCI Phoenix (BOP-ICE) cannot receive incoming calls. If you need to get in touch with a detainee you must call (623) 465-9757 and leave a message. Include the detainee’s full name, alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

You can send money to a detainee at FCI Phoenix (BOP-ICE) by mailing them a check or money order directly. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all money received. Do not send cash.

FCI Phoenix (BOP-ICE)
Detainee Name and A-number
37900 N 45th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85086
United States

To Post a Delivery Bond

Delivery bonds are posted when a person has been taken into ICE custody and placed into removal proceedings while in the United States. When posting a delivery bond, you must show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE may be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: money orders, cashier’s checks or certified checks. Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

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