Oxford Federal Correctional Institution

General Prison Information

Official Prison Name: Oxford Federal Correctional Institution
Prison Code: OXF
Prison Type: Federal Correctional Institution
Region: North Central Region
State: Wisconsin
Security Level: Medium

Contact Information

Below is the street address and mailing address for Oxford Federal Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to a prisoner at Oxford Federal Correctional Institution, and be sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of the facility.

Mailing Address

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

FCI Oxford
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 1000
Oxford WI, 53952

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 a prisoner.

Oxford Federal Correctional Institution
County Road G & Elk Avenue
Oxford WI, 53952

Phone Number

Federal inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call inmates, however, there are times when it might be necessary to know the telephone number to the prison.

(608) 584-5511

Fax Number

Oxford Federal Correctional Institution inmates don’t have fax machines, so you can’t send a fax to the inmate, but there are times when it may be necessary to know the fax number to the prison.

(608) 584-6315 

Email Address

The email address listed below is the primary email for Oxford Federal Correctional Institution. You can’t reach prisoners at this address. If you want to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email section below.


Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:   1,156 

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate at Oxford Federal Correctional Institution you must follow an exact process to ensure that the email message gets to the prisoner.

TRULINCS – Trust Fund Limited Inmate Computer System

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

All email is monitored. Prison inmates must consent to being monitored when they agree to participate in the email program. External 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 from the inmate.

When a person is approved you will get an email message which directs them to the CorrLink system at www.corrlink.com.
CorrLink Inmate Email System

Email correspondence must not endanger the public or the security, safety, or operation of the prison facility. Also, email should not be larger than 13,000 characters. Email messages that don’t follow these rules will not get sent.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special protocols that you must follow when sending mail to a inmate. If you don’t then letter or package might not make it there.

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

Mail Monitoring

Oxford Federal Prison guards will open and read all received general correspondence. Received general correspondence is read as frequently as deemed necessary to keep security or watch a problem regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you must address mail to a prisoner at Oxford Federal Prison:

FCI Oxford
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 1000
Oxford WI, 53952

To read the full Bureau of Prisons Policy on Correnspondence, click here: Bureau of Prisons – Correnspondence Policy

Inmate Money

Every federal prison has a Commissary which was started to provide inmates a bank type account for inmate money and for purchasing things not issued by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can add money to these Commissary accounts using 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 postal mail and must send funds to this address and follow the policies 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 money have to be in a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold, in which the prisoner will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that don’t have valid prisoner info if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Cash and checks cannot be deposited to the inmate’s account so do not send 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 with 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 should call 1-800-325-6000 or visit www.westernunion.com.
  2. By phone with a credit or debit card: Call 1-800-634-3422 and select phone promt option 2.
  3. On the web with a credit/debit card: Go to www.westernunion.com and choose “Quick Collect.”

For every Western Union Quick Collect transaction, this info has to 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 federal inmate, the funds might not be returned.

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

Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to different correctional facilities around the country, so sometimes you may have to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to locate an 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 federal prison has its own rules for inmate visitation and these rules get changed frequently. The rules listed here may be out of date when you are reading this, so make sure to also go to the facility’s website to find the most recent visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

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

Identification Required

Photo id of all visitors is required. Acceptable 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, read the actual prison website as this info changes often:

  • 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 Guide to Oxford Federal Correctional Institution Visitation go to: Visitation Procedures

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a prison job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison previously?

If so, go to: Oxford Federal Correctional Institution Jobs


The official website: Oxford Federal Correctional Institution Website

Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Oxford Federal Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner in Oxford Federal Correctional Institution? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at Oxford Federal Correctional Institution?

If yes, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write about your experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

Things you can write in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gang activity
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate here, include your address if you want people to be able to mail you.

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