Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex

Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex is a Level V Florida state prison for men located outside of Tallahassee, Florida. It is adjacent to the Wakulla Correctional Institution. The Department of Corrections manages this facility which opened in 2008, and it can house a maximum of 1,532 prisoners of mixed custody levels.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex are on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. Visitor registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and visitor processing stops at 2:00 p.m. You will not be allowed to visit If you arrive after 2:00 pm. 

You must be on your inmate’s approved visiting list to visit them at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex. To get approved, fill out a visitor applicationㅡwhich is available in both English and Spanishㅡand mail it to the Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex. 

Staff will review your application, and the inmate will notify you if/when you are approved.  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 have a valid photo ID to visit an inmate at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex. During visitor registration, officers will also ask you some questions and you will also go through a number of searches.

First, your property will be searched, and then you will go through a metal detector and a Magneto Static Detector (which detects cell phones and other electronic devices). The next step is a pat search from an officer; finally, there is a barrier search conducted by a canine handler. 

You are not allowed to visit with an inmate until you have cleared all of these steps.

What you can bring to a visit

Visitors are allowed to bring the following items into the visiting room at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex:

  • 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 with you at the visit, 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 to the visiting room.

Dress Code

The following clothing items are prohibited in the Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex visiting room:

  • 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

Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex also has the option of video visitation, which is a service available through JPay. You must have a JPay account and use their calendar function to schedule a video visit.

The fee for video visitation is $2.95 for 15 minutes, and they can last a maximum of 30 minutes.

Physical Address

Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex
110 Melaleuca Drive
Crawfordville, Florida 32327-4963

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/gnK44BAoFNysBsv16

General Phone Number

​(850) 617-9224

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and ID Number
Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex
110 Melaleuca Drive
Crawfordville, Florida 32327-4963

The general guidelines for inmate mail are:

  • Letters can be a maximum of 15 pages in length (You cannot glue, tape, or staple anything to the pages)
  • Greeting cards, but nothing with electronic or non-paper parts
  • Pictures, with the exception of nude photographs, Polaroids, or anything larger than 8”x10”
  • A maximum of ten, blank, greeting cards, blank pieces of paper, or envelopes
  • A maximum of twenty, first class stamps

The following packaging is not allowed:

  • Boxes
  • Padded envelopes
  • Plastic bags
  • Multi-layer packaging
  • Envelopes that include metal parts
  • Card stock type envelopes (U.S. Mail Priority or U.S. Mail Express card board type) 
  • Bubble wrap
  • Packing peanuts

Non-paper items and stickers are prohibited in inmate mail.

Inmates do not have internet access, but you can send an email through JPay, and they will receive a printout during mail call. 

You can also buy a JP5 tablet for your inmate. This device allows them to read and write emails, as well as purchase music, eBooks, games, and rent movies. 

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex, but they do have access to phones during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Florida, please click here.

How to Send Money

You must use JPay or MoneyGram to send money to an inmate at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex. The fees for this service vary based on which method you use and how much money you are sending.

JPay Options

  • Online or Mobile App: To send an inmate money with your credit or debit card, visit JPay.com 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 like 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

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Literacy
  • Creative Writing
  • Developing a Business Concept
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Small Business Concepts
  • Computer Concepts
  • Modern Keyboarding
  • Software Essentials

Vocational Programs

  • Basic Electrical Theory (safety and tool)
  • Basic Electrical Theory 2
  • Home Improvement
  • Drafting Theory
  • CDL Theory

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Alcohol Anonymous
  • Obsessive Compulsive Behavior Disorder/Recovery
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Substance Abuse Education

Chaplaincy Services

  • Adventures in Marriage
  • Bridge Builders
  • Buddhist Study
  • Chapel Library
  • Community Event
  • Discovering You Seminar
  • Discipleship
  • Disciplines of a Godly Man
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drama Team
  • Grief Counsel Group
  • Hebrew Israelite
  • Hebrew Language Study
  • Houses of Healing
  • Jehovah Witness
  • Jewish Sabbath
  • Johnson Bible Study
  • Life Skills
  • Romans 12
  • Jumah
  • McNeely Life Management Class
  • Meditation and Reflection
  • Mormon Study
  • Music Theory
  • Purpose Driven Life
  • Radical Together
  • Ramadan
  • Romans 12
  • Self-Worth Class
  • Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Spanish Service
  • Veterans Group
  • Victim Awareness
  • Boundaries
  • Every Man’s Battle
  • Inside/Outside Dads
  • Values and Principles
  • My Life Planning Workbook
  • Implosion Book Study
  • Messianic Jewish Service
  • Islamic Service
  • Intercessory Prayer Group
  • Orthodox Jewish Services
  • Catholic Services
  • Islamic Study
  • Mormon
  • Purpose Driven Life
  • Journaling

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Library

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Careers at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex

If you are interested in a job at Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex, click here. Florida Department of Corrections offers three career paths: correctional officer, parole officer, and construction and facility maintenance. They also have open positions in different departments such as administrative support and education.