Yankton Federal Prison Camp

Yankton Federal Prison Camp Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 19, 2020

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Location 1016 DOUGLAS AVENUE YANKTON, SD, 57078
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/yan/

Yankton Federal Prison Camp is a medium security prison that also has a detention center. Located in South Dakota, this prison can house up to 535 male inmates at one time.

Yankton Federal Prison Camp — General Information

Facility Name Yankton Federal Prison Camp
Facility Type Federal Prison
Address 1016 DOUGLAS AVENUE YANKTON, SD, 57078
Capacity 535
City Yankton
Postal Code 57078
State South Dakota
County Yankton
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/yan/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Send mail to:

Inmate Name & Register Number
Yankton Federal Prison Camp
Federal Correctional Institution

All incoming mail is inspected by Yankton Federal Prison Camp personnel. However, if you mark the mail as “special,” the prison can only open and inspect the mail when the inmate is there. So, the inmate would know if anything was removed or censored from the mail you sent him.

Sending Money

Inmates at Yankton Federal Prison Camp are dependent upon their commissary accounts to access necessities. The good news is, it is easy and efficient to send money to an inmate.

Sending cash in the mail is not permitted, but you can send a mail order if you have the inmate’s full name and eight digit register number.

To send money via Western Union you will need to the inmate's eight digit register number with no spaces or dashes and the inmate's last name. From there, you can set up an account by calling 605-665-3262 or by going to the website.

Phone calls

A highlight for inmates at Yankton Federal Prison Camp is making phone calls. Since they cannot receive phone calls, you can help them to make outgoing calls by adding money to their accounts and making sure your name is on the approved list of people they can call.


Before starting the visitation process, read about some tips on how to visit an inmate at Yankton Federal Prison Camp, so your process goes smoothly.

Make sure you do an online search to confirm the location of an inmate. You will need to be on an inmate’s visitor’s list, and then work the process to become an approved visitor. After this, you can schedule your visit. Plan ahead, dress conservatively, and do not attempt to bring any contraband into the Yankton Federal Prison Camp.

Visiting Hours

Friday: 4:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Saturday: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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