Henderson Detention Center

The Henderson Detention Center is an ICE Detention Facility located in Henderson, Nevada. This detention center houses people in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

If you need information about a detainee housed at this facility, call (702) 388-6253 anytime between 8 a.m. and 4 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

The general visiting hours at Henderson Detention Center are: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday*.

*Please note that kitchen workers may not receive visits while they are in the kitchen serving or handling food. It is up to the kitchen worker to communicate this to family and/or friends.

Visitation will also be available on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. 

General Rules

Inmates are permitted to have two visits per week. There is a limit of two adults per visit. Children are allowed to visit but must be supervised by an adult at all times. Each visit is 20 minutes long. Visits on a holiday will count toward the inmate’s limit of two visits per week.

Detainees can be visited once they have been moved to a housing unit or after 24 hours in custody, whichever comes first. Visits may be recorded.

Visitors must present valid, government issued identification and must be dressed appropriately.

Minors who are visiting 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 non-contact.
  • 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 their clients five days a week from 8 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., including holidays.

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 (702) 388-6253.

Clergy Visits
Clergy is allowed to visit detainees at any time, but they must make prior arrangements with the Chaplain’s Office.

Physical Address

Henderson Detention Center
18 E. Basic Road
Henderson, NV 89015
United States

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/VTDMG62xrfNsVL9p6

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (702) 267-5245
Field Office Main Phone: (702) 388-6253

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

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Henderson Detention Center
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
18 E. Basic Road
Henderson, NV 89015
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 ICE Deportation Officer. 

Property may be dropped off from the hours of 1-3pm, each Thursday at:
501 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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 Henderson Detention Center cannot receive incoming calls.

How to Send Money

You can send money to a detainee at Henderson Detention Center by mailing them a check or money order directly. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all money received. Do not send cash.

Henderson Detention Center
Detainee Name and A-number
18 E. Basic Road
Henderson, NV 89015
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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