Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution

General Prison Information

Official Prison Name: Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution
Prison Code: FTW
Prison Type: Federal Correctional Institution
Region: South Central Region
State: Texas
Security Level: Low

Contact Information

Below you have the street address and mailing address for Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to an inmate at Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information on this page if you are going to send something to a prisoner so that you correctly write the address, and do the correct steps for sending a package or letter. If you do not use the correct directions, it could not get delivered.

FCI Fort Worth
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 15330
Fort Worth TX, 76119

Street Address / Prison Location

Use the street address if you are visiting a prisoner. Be sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information below if you are going to visit a prisoner.

Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution
3150 Horton Road
Fort Worth TX, 76119

Phone Number

Federal inmates can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call your inmate, however, there are times when it may be necessary to know the telephone number to the facility.

(817) 534-8400

Fax Number

Federal inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax the inmate, but there are cases when it may be necessary to know the fax number to the facility.

(817) 413-3350 

Email Address

The email address below is the main email for the prison. You can’t reach inmates at this email. If you need to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information below.


Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:   1,457 

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner at Fort Worth Federal Prison you must follow an exact process to ensure that the email gets to the inmate.

TRULINCS – Trust Fund Limited Inmate Computer System

Prisoners are allowed to emails only from people that are on their approved contact list. An prisoner has to make a request to send and recieve emails with someone by placing them in their contact list.

All email correspondence is subject to monitoring. prisoners must consent to being monitored when they join the program. Inmate contacts give consent to getting monitored when they agree to correspondence with the inmate and are notified every time that they get email correspondence from the prisoner.

When a person is added to an inmates contact list they will get an email message which sends them to CorrLink at
CorrLink Inmate Email System

Email correspondence must not endanger the public or the security, safety, or operation of the prison facility. In addition, email cannot be longer than 13,000 characters. Emails that don’t follow these rules are not allowed.

Inmate Internet Access

Federal prisoners don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special procedures that you have to follow when sending a letter or package to a inmate. If you do not then letter or package might not get delivered.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution officials do open and read and inspect all received general mail and packages. Received general mail and packages can be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure security or watch problems having to do with an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the correct format for how you need to address a package or letter to a prisoner at Fort Worth Federal Prison:

FCI Fort Worth
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 15330
Fort Worth TX, 76119

To read the entire Bureau of Prisons Policy on Correnspondence, go to: Bureau of Prisons – Correnspondence Policy

Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary which was created to provide a bank type account for inmate money and for buying things not issued by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can deposit money into these Commissary accounts by sending it by Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money through the mail and must send funds to this address and follow the rules given below:

Federal Bureau of Prisons
Insert Valid Committed Inmate Name
Insert Inmate Eight-Digit Register Number
Post Office Box 474701
Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold period, and in this time the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that don’t have correct prisoner info if the envelope has a return address. Cash and checks can’t be accepted so do not send any cash or checks.

Via Western Union Quick Collect Program: Prisoner’s friends and family are also able to send prisoners money with Western Union’s Quick Collect Program. Money sent to a prisoner with the Western Union Quick Collect Program can be sent using one of these methods:

  1. At an agent location using cash. In order to locate the closest agent, you can call 1-800-325-6000 or go to
  2. By phone with a credit/debit card: Call 1-800-634-3422 and select phone promt option 2.
  3. On the web with a credit or debit card: Visit and choose “Quick Collect.”

For the Western Union Quick Collect transaction, all of this info must be included:

  1. Correct Inmate Eight-Digit Register Number (entered with no spaces or dashes) followed immediately by Inmate’s Last Name
  2. Committed Inmate Full Name entered on Attention Line
  3. Code City: FBOP, DC

If the wrong register number and/or name are used and accepted and sent to the wrong prisoner, the funds might not get returned to you.

For additional info about how to send an inmate money, go to the official Bureau of Prisons website:
Bureau of Prisons – Inmate Money

Inmate Locator

Federal inmates are frequently transported to different correctional facilities around the country, so sometimes you may have to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to look up an prisoner.
Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Visiting hours are from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as every federally recognized holiday.

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has its own procedures for visitation and these rules get changed often. The information below may be out of date by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also check the prison’s website to get the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard will make sure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when they enter the correctional facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Photo ID of all visitors is required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued photo ID is OK.

For all of the points shown below, go to the official prison website as this info is changed frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

To read the entire Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution Visitation Guide click here: Visitation Guide

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility before?

If so, go to: Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution Jobs


The official website: Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution Website

Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner in Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution? Do you have a family member or friend that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution?

If so, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about what you experienced so other people can learn what to expect.

Things you might want to write in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gangs
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate here, include your address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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