Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) (IA) Inmate Search and Jail Information

3 John Bennett Drive PO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627
Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) Website

Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) is a high security state prison located in city of Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa. It houses adult inmates (18+ age) who have been convicted for their crimes which come under Iowa state law. A large portion of the inmate's serving time in this jail are condemned for the time of over a year and are condemned for wrongdoings which are not kidding in nature. The jail is worked and kept up by state prison.

Below we have given information about the Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) including inmate search, contact details, visitation hours, driving directions and mailing information.

Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) Prison Information

Jail Name: Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP)
Jail Type: State Prison
Location: 3 John Bennett Drive PO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627
Contact Numbers: 319-372-5432
City: Fort Madison
Zip/Postal Code: 52627
State: Iowa
County: Lee County

Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) Inmate Search

If you are searching for information of any inmate that is currently housed at Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP), you can visit the the official inmate lookup link by clicking here. You can also call the jail / prison on 319-372-5432 to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep in hand inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, DOB and inmate ID.

However, If you are still unable to lookup the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try finding on Iowa statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Package / Mail

You can send any mail to the inmates who are imprisoned in their respective jail / prison. Please send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name,
Inmate ID
3 John Bennett Drive PO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627

Please make sure the mail or package that you are sending comes under the list of approved items. For further clarification on the allowed items, contact the prison administration directly on 319-372-5432.

Note: In case you want to send packages, you need to get prior approval from the prison administration. Contact the prison / jail staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates who are currently imprisoned can receive money into their commissary account via money order, check or cash. Inmate visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate's account at prison administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via money order or check, mention the inmate id and full name on the back of the slip.

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person outside who are on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The cost of the call is beared by the receiver and the call can be of maximum 30 minutes. During rush hours, the calling time is reduced drastically to 10 minutes.

Visitation Rules

You need to get yourself registered in the visitors list before visiting any inmate in the prison. If you are visiting someone in Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP), make sure you are in approved visitors list. Confirm with the prison authorities before coming to visit the inmate.

Listed below are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Visitor must have a valid government ID.
  • A legal guardian must be accompanied for children below 16 years of age.
Visitation Hours











9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM



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