Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution

General Prison Information

Official Prison Name: Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution
Prison Code: TEX
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 Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate at Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section on this page if you are going to send a package or letter to an inmate to make sure 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 directions, the package or letter could not get delivered.

FCI Texarkana
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 7000
Texarkana TX, 75505

Street Address / Prison Location

Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Be sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information on this page if you are going to visit an inmate here.

Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution
4001 Leopard Drive
Texarkana TX, 75501

Phone Number

Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution inmates don’t have telephones, so you can’t call the inmate, however, there are times when it might be necessary to know the telephone number to Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution.

(903) 838-4587

Fax Number

Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t send a fax to your inmate, but there are cases when it might be necessary to know the fax number to the facility.

(903) 223-4424 

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email for the prison. You can’t email prisoners at this email. If you are going to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email section on this page.


Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:   1,278 

Inmate Email

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

TRULINCS – Trust Fund Limited Inmate Computer System

Federal inmates are allowed to receive emails only from people listed on their approved contact list. An federal inmate has to make a formal request to send and recieve emails with a person by placing that person into their contact list.

Every email is subject to monitoring. prisoners give consent to email monitoring when they join the program. Inmate contacts must consent to email monitoring when they agree to corresponding with the prisoner and are reminded about this each and every time that they get an email from the inmate.

When a contact is added to an inmates contact list that person will get an email notification which directs them to the CorrLink system at www.corrlink.com.
CorrLink Inmate Email System

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

Inmate Internet Access

Federal inmates don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special steps that you must follow when sending a package or letter to a prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then the letters and packages might not make it there.

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

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility officials do open and inspect and read all received general mail and packages. Received general packages and mail may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep safety and security or watch problems having to do with any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you must address a package or letter to a prisoner at Texarkana Federal Prison:

FCI Texarkana
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 7000
Texarkana TX, 75505

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

Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary which was created to provide a bank-like account for inmate money and for purchasing things not issued by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can deposit money into these Commissary accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can choose to send prisoners money in the mail and have to send the money to this address and follow the rules written 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 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 should 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 during this period the prisoner will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender any funds that don’t have valid prisoner info if the envelope it was sent it has an adequate 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 via 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 www.westernunion.com.
  2. On the phone with a credit/debit card: Call 1-800-634-3422 and select menu option 2.
  3. On the web with a credit/debit card: Go to www.westernunion.com and choose “Quick Collect.”

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

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

Inmate Locator

Federal inmates are frequently moved to different correctional facilities around the nation, so sometimes you may have to find what facility an inmate is at 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 change frequently. The information listed here could be out of date by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also check the prison’s official website to find the latest visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard ensures each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when they enter the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Picture 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, go to the actual prison facility website as this info changes often:

  • 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 complete Texarkana Federal Prison Visitation Policy click here: Inmate Visitation Instructions

Prison Jobs & Hiring

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

If so, click here: Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution Jobs


The official website: Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution Website

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

Have you ever spent any time in Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at this correctional facility?

If you have, then you should write a review about it. Tell us about what you experienced so other people can find out what to expect.

Things you could write in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Programs and activities

If you are a prisoner at Texarkana Federal Correctional Institution, leave your address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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