How do I locate or find 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:
and the postal address is:
Prisoner Location Service
PO Box 17594
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