Rochester Federal Medical Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: February 8, 2023

Rochester Federal Medical Center is also commonly referred to as the Rochester Federal Medical Center. The Rochester Federal Medical Center is known as a low-security federal correctional facility that is nestled in Rochester, Minnesota.

Alongside the main campus here at the Rochester Federal Medical Center, there is also a nearby minimum-security satellite prison camp that the campus is responsible for.

This prison camp is responsible for the custody of 180 offenders while the main campus is responsible for just over 711 offenders.

The Rochester Federal Medical Center is situated on 98 acres of land.

You should know that the facility has three open bay style housing units. One of the housing units is used by the camp and the other two is used by the main campus.

The main campus is encompassed with razor wire fences alongside electronic surveillance equipment.

Rochester Federal Medical Center has partnered with College to provide many great educational courses. The Rochester Federal Medical Center provides courses that helps inmates in:

  • Math

  • General Studies

  • Electrical

  • Business Administration

  • Engineering

All offenders in the facility can earn their GED while they are behind bars.

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Rochester Federal Medical Center

Rochester Federal Medical Center Prison Information

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Jail Name Rochester Federal Medical Center
Jail Type Federal Prison
State Minnesota
County Olmsted
Web Page website
City Rochester
Zip 55904
Phone 507-287-0674

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates not only can receive letters, but they can also receive newspapers, magazines and books. All books are required to be paperback and new. All publications are required to be from the store or the publisher. You are not permitted to send anything from your home.

If you would like to send a care package, you will need to contact the facility to gain permission.

Sending Money

You are permitted to send money either using MoneyGram and Western Union or you can send a money order to the following mailing address:

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Insert Valid Committed Inmate Name

Insert Inmate Eight-Digit Register Number

Post Office Box 474701

Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001

Phone calls

All phone calls that an inmate makes will be recorded. Inmates are limited to 300 minutes a month. Inmates can purchase said minutes from the prison commissary.


Offenders in the Rochester Federal Medical Center are only allowed to have visits with their family and friends on the weekends from 8 am to 3 pm. The visitation schedule is the same for the camp and the main campus as well.

You will need to get to the facility prior to 2 pm to be permitted to visit on that day.

All offenders are only allowed to have up to 5 visitors during their visitation session. All visitors over the age of 16 will be required to show their government issued photo identification card such as their driver’s license to be permitted into the visitation area.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 8:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday — 8:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday — 8:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Sunday — 8:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Holiday — 8:15 AM - 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.