Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex

The Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex is a Level VI Florida state prison for male inmates that is located in Milton, Florida, and it is adjacent to the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution. It is managed by the Florida Department of Corrections, and the facility houses a maximum of 1,478 inmates of all security levels.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex visiting hours are on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CST. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and they do not process visitors after 1:00 p.m. If you arrive after 1:00 pm, you will not be allowed to visit. There are also visiting hours on Florida state holidays such as New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas. 

You must get on your inmate’s approved visiting list before you can visit them at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex. To get approval from the Florida Department of Corrections, fill out a visitor applicationㅡwhich is available in both English and Spanishㅡand then mail it to the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex. They will review your application, and when it is approved, the inmate will notify you. If you are not approved, you will not be allowed to visit.

Everyone 12 or older must complete a visitor application, and all visitors 17 or younger must be accompanied by an approved adult on the inmate’s visiting list.

Visit procedures

You must bring a valid photo ID for your visit at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex. When you arrive, be prepared to answer some questions from officers and go through a number of searches.

The registration process has a number of steps:

  • The officers will search your property
  • You will go through a metal detector and a Magneto Static Detector (which detects cell phones and other electronic devices)
  • You will be subject to a pat search from an officer
  • The last step is a barrier search conducted by a canine handler

You must clear all of these steps to visit with an inmate.

What you can bring to a visit

Each visitor at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex is allowed to bring the following items into the visiting room:

  • A maximum of $50.00 ($1, $5, $10, and $20 denominations only or silver change) for the vending machines. You are allowed to carry the money in a small wallet or pouch.
  • One car key. No key chains or keyless entry devices.
  • Medication. Bring only the necessary dosage in the original prescribed container (it must be clearly marked). 

If you have an infant, you may bring the following items:

  • A maximum of five diapers
  • Three, clear, plastic, baby bottles or two sipper cups for toddlers
  • One, clear, plastic, baby pacifier
  • Three, clear, plastic jars of baby food with the original seal intact 
  • Baby wipes or towelettes (in a clear plastic bag) 
  • An infant baby carrier (subject to search)
  • One set of infant clothing
  • One, non-quilted baby blanket to keep the infant warm

Do not attempt to bring a cell phone or any other electronic device into the visiting room.

Dress Code

The following clothing items are prohibited in the visiting room at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex:

  • Halter tops or bra-less attire
  • Underwear-type t-shirts or tank tops
  • Fishnet clothing
  • Skin tight clothing
  • Shoes with removable parts
  • See-through fabric without an undergarment
  • Dresses, skirts, or shorts more than three inches above the knee
  • Clothing with a threatening picture or language
  • Camouflage
  • Any clothing with metal

Video Visitation

If you can’t travel to Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex for a visit, video visitation is an option. This service is available through JPay, and you must use the JPay calendar function to schedule a video visit.

A JPay account is required for video visitation. The fee is $2.95 for 15 minutes, and video visits can last a maximum of 30 minutes.

Physical Address

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex
5850 East Milton Road
Milton, Florida 32583-7914

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and ID Number
Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex
5850 East Milton Road
Milton, Florida 32583-7914

You must follow these guidelines when sending mail to an inmate, or the mailroom staff will reject your correspondence.

  • A 15-page maximum on all letters (No glue, tape, or staples)
  • Greeting cards are allowed, but no electronics or non-paper parts
  • You are allowed to send pictures, but no nude photographs, Polaroids, or anything larger than 8”x10”
  • You can send a maximum of ten, blank, greeting cards, blank pieces of paper, or envelopes and a maximum of twenty first-class stamps
  • Non-paper items and stickers are prohibited in inmate mail

Mail that is packaged in boxes, padded envelopes, or card stock envelopes (U.S. Mail Priority or U.S. Mail Express card board type) is not allowed and will be returned.

You can also send an email to an inmate through JPay. The inmates at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex do not have internet access, but the staff can print out emails and deliver them at mail call.

Another option is to purchase a JP5 tablet device for an inmate at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex that will allow them to read and write emails, buy music, eBooks, games, and rent movies. 

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex can’t receive calls, but they do have access to phones and can make calls during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Florida, please click here.

How to Send Money

To send money to an inmate at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex, you must use JPay or MoneyGram. 

JPay Options

  • Online or Mobile App: To send an inmate money with your credit or debit card, visit or download the JPay Mobile App that is available at the Apple App Store (for iPhones) and Google Play (for Android phones).
  • By phone: Call (800) 574-5729 to talk with a live JPay call center agent and send money with a debit or credit card. 
  • Mail a money orderㅡmade payable to JPayㅡwith a deposit slip to:

P.O. Box 260010
Hollywood, FL 33026

Money order deposit slip available in English here.

Hoja de Depósito para Giros Bancarios disponible en Español aqui.


If you would prefer to use cash, visit a MoneyGram location in person and use receive code 5188. MoneyGram locations include all Walmarts and CVS Pharmacies. 

Programs For Inmates

Academic Programs

  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Special Education Services

Vocational Programs

  • Commercial Drivers License Training (CDL)

Chaplaincy Services

  • Anger Management (faith-based)
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Crown Financial Ministry
  • Religious Education
  • Religious Holy Day Observance and Rituals
  • Religious Volunteer Activities
  • Special Religious Events
  • Spiritual Advisor Visits
  • Spiritual Crisis and Adjustment Counseling
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician
  • Alcohol/Chemical Treatment Series
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Commercial Driver's License Training
  • Computer Lab:
  • Assistance for GED Students
  • English (for Spanish speaking inmates)
  • Key Board
  • HVAC Correspondence Certification Course
  • Money Management
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Reading (non readers)
  • Financial Peace
  • Fitness Class
  • Florida Ready To Work
  • Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  • ITAED (training for ITA tutors)
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Life After Prison
  • Marriage Enrichment
  • Re-entering the Workforce
  • Re-Entry Dorm (one wing)
  • Rethinking Personal Choices
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Super Dads
  • Victim Awareness
  • Volunteer Student
  • Wellness Education
  • Veteran's Program Dorm (one wing)

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Careers at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex

There is currently a $1,000 hiring bonus available at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex. If you are interested in applying for a job, click here. There are numerous positions available, and standard benefits for Florida DOC employees include paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health insurance, tuition-free college courses, and a 457 tax-deferred retirement plan.