South Dakota State Penitentiary (SD) Inmate Search and Jail Roster Information

1600 North Drive PO Box 5911, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117
South Dakota State Penitentiary

South Dakota State Penitentiary is a high security state prison located in city of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota. It houses adult inmates (18+ age) who have been convicted for their crimes which come under South Dakota 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 South Dakota State Penitentiary including inmate search, contact details, visitation hours, driving directions and mailing information.

South Dakota State Penitentiary COVID-19 Visitor Safety Notice:

To prevent the spread of Coronavirus among the inmates, staff & visitors, the use face masks / facial covering is required!

Proof of vacination may be required to enter the facility.

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, & to protect imates / staff, visitor access may be limited / restricted.

To get most recent updates & visitation times, contact South Dakota State Penitentiary by phone:

South Dakota State Penitentiary Prison Information

Jail Name: South Dakota State Penitentiary
Jail Type: State Prison
Location: 1600 North Drive PO Box 5911, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117
Contact Numbers:
City: Sioux Falls
Zip/Postal Code: 57117
State: South Dakota
County: Minnehaha County

How to do an South Dakota State Penitentiary inmate search

Find on website

If you are searching for information of any inmate that is currently housed at South Dakota State Penitentiary, you can visit the the official inmate lookup link. You can also call the jail / prison on 605-367-5051 to enquire about the inmate.

Information needed

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

Expand the search

However, If you are still unable to lookup the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try finding on South Dakota 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
1600 North Drive PO Box 5911, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117

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 605-367-5051.

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 South Dakota State Penitentiary, 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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