USP Yazoo City

USP Yazoo City Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 21, 2020

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Located in Mississippi, USP Yazoo City is designed to me mostly medium security, but also has an adjacent area for minimum security.

USP Yazoo City — General Information

Facility Name USP Yazoo City
Facility Type Federal Prison
Capacity 1434
City Yazoo City
Postal Code 39194
State Mississippi
County Yazoo
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Some inmates at USP Yazoo City can now communicate via email, and you should reach out to the prison to inquire if the inmate can use email.

When sending mail, whether electronic or through the post office, remember that all mail will be inspected by USP Yazoo City staff. If you mark the mail “special,” the staff can only inspect the mail in the presence of an inmate.

You also have the option of setting up subscriptions for an inmate at USP Yazoo City to publications that are sent directly to them from the publisher.

Sending Money

A prisoner’s commissary account is an important component to their well-being while in prison. There are a few ways you can add money to an inmate’s account.

You can always send a money order in the mail. Please make sure the inmate’s full name and eight digit register number are included on the money order, and remember not to send any type of money (for example, cash), except a money order.

If you use Money gram to send money, the funds are processed daily, and inmates should have access to the money within hours of your deposit. To get started, call 662-716-1241 or head over to the Money gram website. Set up an account and you can deposit money easily.

Sending by Western Union is another option. To do this, make sure you have the inmate's eight digit register number with no spaces or dashes and the inmate's last name (example: 12345678DOE). Set up an account with Western Union by calling 662-716-1241 or going to the website.

Phone calls

While you will not be able to call an inmate at USP Yazoo City, you can help set up an inmate to be able to call you. They can make phone calls if they have money on their commissary account, which you can send money to.


Take a look at some general tips when you are setting up a visit to an inmate at USP Yazoo City. A few things you should know about:

The basic steps are: find the inmate, get pre-approved for a visit, and plan ahead as to when you can go and what you need to know about how to dress and what to bring.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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