Oshkosh Correctional Institution
Administrator: Ms. Judy Smith
Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmates incarcerated in Wisconsin are allowed to receive letters and photos (no polaroids, or nude photos). Your complete name and address must be written legibly in the return address area of the envelope. When sending correspondence always include the inmates name and Identification number as the mailing address above shows, if you know the housing unit please list that as well. Do not mark the envelope or letter in any way. No stamps, pens or pencils, small trinkets, or jewelry or other items should ever be mailed with the correspondence. Staples, paperclips, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned. Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from the following: (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).
Family and friends of an inmate may send funds by United States Postal Money order. Make the money order payable to the inmate and the inmates DOC number. Mail to the inmate mailing address exactly as above shows.
Or Send money to an inmate online using your bank account at westernunion.com.
Required information to make a deposit through Western Union Quick Collect Online is:
Pay to: Wisconsin Dept Corrections
Code city: WIDOC
Sender's account #: Is the inmate ID number and the Last Name with no space between them. For example inmate John Smith, 5112431 would be '5112431Smith'.
The Wisconsin department of correction encourages friends and family members of inmates who serve as good roles models to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate in the rehabilitation process, and eventually with his or her reintegration back into society. Below are some things you should know if you are planning on visiting an inmate incarcerated in a Wisconsin prison.
You must be on the inmate's approved visitation list prior to visiting.
Read the departments visiting policies and information here.
Visiting Hours are as follows:
For visiting hours and general information read this visitors guide released by the department of correction.
Need to find information about a prisoner in Wisconsin? Search the Wisconsin inmate database here.