La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)

General Prison Information

Official Prison Name: La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)
Prison Code:
Prison Type: Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)
State: Texas
Security Level:

Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl). Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to a prisoner there, and be sure to use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl).

Mailing Address

Make sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below if you are going to send a package or letter to an inmate so that you correctly address the item, and do the right steps for sending a package or letter. If you do not use the correct directions, it could get sent back.

FSL La Tuna
Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)
P.O. Box 6000
Anthony TX, 88021

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 sections below if you are going to visit an inmate.

La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)
Ssg Sims Road, Bldg 11636
El Paso TX, 79906

Phone Number

Federal inmates can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are some times when it might be helpful to know the telephone number to La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl).

(915) 564-2100

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have faxes, so you won’t be able to send a fax to an inmate, but there are cases when it may be helpful to know the fax number to the prison.

(915) 564-2291 

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email for La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl). You cannot reach prisoners at this email. If you want to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information below.


Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:   444 

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate you must follow an exact process to ensure that the message gets to the inmate.

TRULINCS – Trust Fund Limited Inmate Computer System

Prisoners are allowed to email letters only to people that are on their approved contact list. An federal inmate has to make a formal request to recieve and send emails with someone by placing that person into their contact list.

All email is monitored. prisoners must consent to email monitoring when they sign up to participate in the program. Inmate contacts give consent to email monitoring when they agree to correspondence with the prisoner and are reminded each and every time that they get an email letter from the prisoner.

When a person is added to an inmates contact list you will get an email confirmation which sends them to the CorrLink system at
CorrLink Inmate Email System

Email messages may not endanger the public or the security, safety, or operation of the prison facility. Also, emails cannot be larger than 13,000 characters. Email messages that are not consistent with these rules will be rejected.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special procedures that you must follow when sending a letter or package to a inmate. If you don’t then the mail might be returned to you.

Before you send anything, be sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

La Tuna Federal Prison (FSL) guards will open and read and inspect all received general mail and packages. Received general packages and mail can be read as frequently as deemed necessary to keep safety and security or watch a particular problem having to do with any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the correct format for how you have to address a letter or package to a prisoner at La Tuna Federal Prison (FSL):

FSL La Tuna
Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)
P.O. Box 6000
Anthony TX, 88021

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

Inmate Money

Every federal prison has a Commissary which was created to provide a bank-like account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can deposit money to inmate’s 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 have to send it to this address and follow the rules shows 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 has to be in 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 placed on a 15-day hold period, in which the prisoner will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that don’t have correct prisoner info but only if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Cash and personal checks can’t be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send any cash or checks.

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

  1. At Western Union 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 or debit card: Call 1-800-634-3422 and select phone prompt option 2.
  3. Online with a credit or debit card: Visit and choose “Quick Collect.”

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

  1. Correct and valid 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 that inmate, the funds might not be returned.

For additional info about how to send a prisoner money, check out the official Bureau of Prisons website:
Bureau of Prisons – Inmate Money

Inmate Locator

Inmates are often transported to different prisons throughout the country, so you may have to locate what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to locate an federal inmate.
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 rules for prison visitation and these rules get changed often. The policies listed below may be different when you are reading this, so be sure to also go to the prison’s official website to find the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will make sure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when entering the prison and upon departure.

Identification Required

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

For all of the things shown below, go to the actual prison website as this info changes frequently:

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

To read the entire Guide to La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl) Visitation go to: Visitation Guide

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility before?

If so, click here: La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl) Jobs


The official website: La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl) Website

Tell Your Story – Write a Review of La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)

Have you ever spent any time in La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution (Fsl)? Do you know someone that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this correctional facility?

If yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Tell us about your experience so other people can learn what to expect.

Things you can write in the review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gangs
  • 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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