California State Prison Solano Inmate Search, Mugshots and Prison Information

California State Prison Solano

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California State Prison, Solano is in Vacaville, California. The facility is a medium-security state prison. The prison is home to over 5,500 inmates. The original design for the California State Prison, Solano was not capable of holding all these inmates. 

The prison consists of many units. All buildings in this compound can operate independently from one another. Within these buildings, there is an administrative segregation unit and a treatment center. 

California State Prison Solano - General Information

Facility Name: California State Prison Solano
Facility Type: State Prison
Address: 2100 Peabody Road, Vacaville, CA, 95696-4000
Phone: 707-451-0182
Capacity: 6047
Facility Type: Adult
Date Established: 1984
Offender Gender: Male Offenders
City: Vacaville
Postal Code: 95696-4000
State: California
County: Solano County
Official Website:

It is easier than ever to find an inmate in the California State Prison, Solano. It used to be a dread trying to do an inmate search. You would have to hunt for the phone number, be transferred around the building, wait on hold, and sometimes even get disconnected. Now it is so simple that you can easily do an inmate search by logging on to your mobile device or your computer. 

The California State Prison, Solano is operated and managed by the California Department of Corrections. The California Department of Corrections is the agency that is responsible for keeping and maintaining an updated database of all inmates currently in their custody. 

The database that the California Department of Corrections has is available to the general public. You can find the database on the official California Department of Corrections website. 

You can search the database by the following information: 

•    Inmate Number
•    First Name
•    Middle Name
•    Last Name

Keep in mind that the database that the California Department of Corrections has is a list of California State Prisons. The database does not just focus on the California State Prison, Solano.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates in the California State Prison, Solano can receive written letters from their family and friends back home. These letters cannot contain many items. However, they can contain some items. The list of items that you CAN add to your letter is below: 

•    Photos
•    Blank Greeting Cards
•    Calendars
•    Maximum of 40 Postage Embossed Envelopes
•    Envelopes
•    Writing Paper
•    Legal Paper
•    Typing Paper
•    Children’s Artwork (drawings only)
•    Maximum of 40 Stamps

Items that are not on this list will not be accepted. Items will either be returned to the sender or they will be properly disposed. Keep in mind that prison staff will look over the incoming mail before passing it out to the inmate. 

Inmates cannot receive any packages from home. The only items from home that can be sent to the prison is the inmate’s parole clothing and authorized medical equipment.  The box will need to be marked clearly as such or the package will be returned to sender. 

Inmates can receive newspapers, magazines, and books too. All incoming books are required to be paperback books. Hardcover books are not permitted. Newspapers, magazines, and books will need to be sent directly to the prison from the publisher. Sites like Amazon can do that for you. 

The mailing address for inmates in the California State Prison, Solano is: 

Inmate Name, ID
California State Prison, Solano
P. O. Box 4000
Vacaville, CA 95696-4000

Sending Money

Inmates in the California State Prison, Solano will need money while they are serving their time. Inmates will need money to purchase their writing supplies, hygiene products, beverages, and food items from the commissary. Inmates will also need money to use the phones to call their loved ones at home too.

The California State Prison, Solano provides the family and friends of inmates three easy ways to deposit money into their accounts.


There is no fee to use the LockBox service. This method provides a shorter holding time for those individuals that rather use a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order.

Electronic Fund Transfer

This option is the fastest option out of the three. The electronic fund transfer is a paid service; however, funds will be posted in the inmate’s account between 1 to 3 days.

Mail to Jail

You can mail the money order or check directly to the jail at the following address:

California State Prison, Solano
2100 Peabody Road
Vacaville, CA 95696

There is not a fee to use this service. However, out of the three options, this is the slowest. Once the prison gets your check or money order, it will be subjected to a 30-day hold.

Phone calls

Inmates at the California State Prison, Solano will be able to call their loved ones back home. However, their family and friends will not be able call them. In an emergency, family can call the prison. However, the prison will need to verify the emergency before allowing the inmate to make a special call or give them the message. 

Inmates are permitted to have 15-minute phone conversations. Inmates cannot use call forwarding or three-way calling. If these features are used the call will be disconnected. All personal calls may be recorded and monitored. 

There are two ways inmates can call you at the California State Prison, Solano. Inmates can do collect calls. The receiver of the call will be responsible for the bill. Only downside to this is that collect calls cannot happen on cell phones. The receiver must have a landline. 

Majority of inmates opt-in with using the Global Tel*link (GTL). The California State Prison, Solano contracts with the Global Tel*link. You will need to create an account. You can visit them on the web at their GTL website, or you can give them at a call at 1-888-415-0377.


Inmates are permitted to have visitors. The visitors will need to fill out and submit a visitor application form. Once approved the visitors can visit inmates on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 8am to 3:15pm. 

For inmates in the administrative segregation unit, they have visitation on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 2pm. These visits are by appointment only. You will need to make an appointment on the VPASS website. 

In order to visit an inmate, remember you will need to show either your driver’s license or your state identification card. 

Visiting Hours

Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Visitation is allowed if visitation is going on and the inmate is in good standing. Visitation can end abruptly and without notice. You will want to check with the prison before heading down there to ensure they are still doing visitation. 


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