National Prisons Information Portal is a citizen centric portal showing statistical data of various prisons in the country. It also facilitates online visit request and grievance redressal through eMulakat. As on November 2021, 1254 prisons across 37 states/ UTs are on-board.
Services offered to the public
Registration of visit request and Status query of that request - Visitors can book there visit request to meet their ward inside the prison through this portal;
SMS/eMail Alerts to the visitors;
Statistical information / drilled down Reports on national basis;
Sumission of grievance - Grievances with respect to their wards inside the prisons can also submitted through the porta
KaraBazaar - Portal for showcasing and selling the products manufactured in various prisons of the country by inmates.
Procedure for applying the visit request and checking status
Submit the required details such as Name, address, etc of the visitor and name of the prison inmate. On successful submission, the visit details as entered (registration number, date of visit and approval status) are communicated to the visitor through SMS / eMail.
The visit requested will be authenticated / verified by the officer to be visited through this eVisitor operational at the Ministry;
To know the current approval status of the visit request, click here. The status can be tracked by entering Registration Number.
The status of visit approval / change in visiting time will be communicated to the visitor through SMS / eMail;
Visitor pass will be issued to the approved visitors after capturing a photograph at the reception counter.
If visitor is earlier registered at least once with this eVisitor, he / she can refer his / her old registration number, mobile number or personal details for quick registration of his / her current visit at the Reception Counter.