The general public may visit inmates at Kenton County Detention Center. The County Detention Center houses Federal, State, and County inmates. Visiting hours (Visitation Schedule) vary and are subject to change without prior notice.

General Public Visiting Guidelines:

Minors are NOT allowed to visit on weekdays. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All persons requesting visitation must have valid photo identification such as: 

  • A valid Identification Card or driver's license,
  • A Vail school photo identification card,
  • U.S. Military identification card,
  • A valid Passport/Visa, Alien Registration card
  • Record checks may be made, if considered necessary, for the security of the inmates, employees, visitors, and the facility

Scheduling a Visit
Visitation hours have changed as of December 2, 2015

  • Visits MUST be scheduled AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE
  • In-Person Visit:
    • Call (859) 363-2433 between the following hours:
    • Monday to Friday- 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Saturday & Sunday 8:00 A.M. to noon. 
  • Online Visit:

Visitation Hours are as Follows: 

ALL dorms except dorms 102 & 107
Tuesday through Friday – 8am to 10am
Saturday and Sunday – 8am to NOON

DORM 102 & 107 ONLY
Sunday and Monday – 6:30pm – 8:30pm

ONLINE visits
Every day – 6:00pm – 9:00pm