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How can I find or locate a prisoner? Task

Use the Prisoner Location Service to find which prison someone is in.

The prisoner must have previously given their permission for their information to be shared, unless you belong to certain organisations such as the police or a solicitors’ firm.

You can only use this service to find someone in a prison in England or Wales.

The email address to use is:
[email protected]

and the postal address is:

Prisoner Location Service
PO Box 17594
Birmingham
B2 2QP

Include as much information as you can from this list:

  • your name, or the organisation you represent
  • your date of birth
  • your address including postcode
  • name of the person you want to find
  • the reason you want to find them – for example, you’re their solicitor or a family member
  • any other names they may have used
  • their date of birth

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