A Visitor Identification Number (VIN) is required for individuals who want contact with inmates at NSW Correctional Centres either in person, by telephone or AVL.

If you need to apply for a VIN, download and fill the application form: VIN Application Form

Proof of identity

Please attach one form of identification (copy only) that verifies your personal details.
Acceptable forms of identification are:

  • A current driver’s licence issued by any State or Territory of Australia
  • A current passport or one that has been expired for less than two years
  • Any current photo identification from a State or Commonwealth Government Department or Authority.

Once the above information is received, your personal details will be recorded on the department’s computerised management system and a Visitor Index Number (VIN) will be issued. You will be advised of the VIN by EMAIL.

You will need to provide your full name, address and VIN on all correspondence to the inmate.
Please return this form together with your proof of identity to:

Visits must be pre-booked by contacting the Visits Booking Line (02) 7229 1143