HMP Inverness

Prison Information

Getting in Touch

Main Switch Board : 01463 229 000
Family Contact Officer : 01463 229 064
Visitors Centre : 07717 780 465

Duffy Dr,

Visiting the Prison

Due to Coronavirus, prison visits are slightly different. Please read this guidance from the Scottish Prison Service.

Prison information on visiting HMP Inverness is available at here.

Travel to the Prison

Nearest Mainline Train Station : Inverness (0.7 miles)
Inverness Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness (0.7 miles)

Limited payment by meter parking is available for visitors at the Argyle Street car park and the surrounding streets.

Visitor Centre Information

The Visitors’ Centre at HMP Inverness is operated by Action for Children who are offering support Monday – Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm by email and telephone and by text to the number and email address below. Welfare packs are offered to families that are affected by CV19.


The Visitors’ Centre is located at Rail House by Inverness mainline train station. Staff are also available at the prison in the visits room and visits waiting area.

In normal circumstances the centre provides:

  • Hot drinks
  • Light refreshments
  • Toilets and baby changing facilities
  • Children’s play area
  • Information, support, and advice
  • Virtual visits to other prisons in Scotland

Contact Details

Action for Children
First Floor
Rail House
Station Square

(Press HMP Visitor centre buzzer for access)

Tel: 07717 780 465

Opening Times

Monday – Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm

Financial Support for Visits to Prison

For information on financial support for visits to prison - please click here.

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