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FDC Houston Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 24, 2021
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FDC Houston is short for Houston Federal Correctional Institution. The FDC Houston is known as a medium-security facility in Houston, Texas.

The facility has a main campus that is home to over 769 inmates along with a satellite prison camp that is home to over 380 inmates.

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FDC Houston — General Information

FDC Houston, Federal Prison.
Capacity 769 persons.

The FDC Houston has its database within the Federal Bureau of Prisons database. You can search through the inmates and find all of the information you will need here.

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Inmates in the FDC Houston can receive mail. Mail time in the FDC Houston is the best time of the week for these inmates.

They get to receive their letters, photos, and even packages.

You will be allowed to send off the following:

  • Letters

  • New Paperback Books

  • Magazines

  • Newspapers

  • Photographs

If you want to send books, newspapers, and magazines, you will need to have them shipped to the FDC Houston from the publisher and/or bookstore.

Keep in mind that all books are required to be new and paperback as well.

Sending Money

The FDC Houston has given inmate three methods of how they can fund an inmate's account.

First and foremost, the fastest way to put money on an inmate’s books is to use either MoneyGram or Western Union. To use either of these services, you should note that it will have a fee.

The other way you can put money on an inmate’s books is to send a money order. The money order will need to have the inmate’s name and their BOP number.

Phone calls

Inmates in the FDC Houston will have the ability to use the telephones that are in the common areas throughout the day.

These phones will be in use if the FDC Houston is not under any sort of lockdown.

Inmates will have to have money in their phone account to use these telephones. Inmates will only be permitted to talk on the phone for 300 minutes each month as well.


The FDC Houston and the satellite prison camp has the same visitation hours. The visitation schedule is as follows:

You will need to have completed your visitor application and have it approved prior to being allowed to visit in the FDC Houston. You will also need your ID card.

Visiting Hours

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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