SeaTac FDC Washington

FDC SeaTac – Washington

FDC SeaTac Federal Detention Center
Sea Tac Federal Detention Center
206-870-5700 Fax: 206-870-5717

Women’s High Security Detention Center

FDC SeaTac also known as Sea Tac Federal Detention Center is a High Security federal prison located at 2425 South 200th Street Seattle, Washington operated by the Western Region of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a division of the U.S. Department of Justice. FDC SeaTac can house up to 1000 female and male federal inmates sentenced and charged with Federal Crimes in U.S. District Court. The detention center serves Immigration detainees and inmates going through the federal trial process in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Religious Services –   FDC Sea Tac is staffed by several chaplains.  Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish and Native American services are held on a regular basis. Volunteers from the surrounding city of Seattle, Tacoma and throughout King and Pierce  Counties also help orchestrate services for other religious groups. Inmates are allowed to wear religious items, and the facilities observe different holy days, and also accommodate to any dietary restrictions for various faiths.

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FDC Sea Tac Visiting Information

Visiting hours for FDC Seatac are 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM Saturday, Sunday, and Federal Holidays, and 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM Monday and Friday. Wardens can restrict the length of visits, or the number of people who can visit at once, to avoid visiting room overcrowding.

All social visits will be limited to one 2 hour session per day, regardless of admission status (pre-trial, hold-over, or cadre). The time period will begin when the inmate arrives in the visiting room. All inmates will be allowed only one visit per day. All inmates will be allowed to visit on any special visiting days/federal holidays that are approved by the Warden. On those days, all inmates will be allowed two (2) hours of visiting.

Inmates housed in Special Housing will visit via video. Inmates in Special Housing and Room Restriction will have their visits restricted to one hour. It’s recommended to call FDC Seatac Control at 206-870-5700 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

Sending Mail To FDC SeaTac Inmates

FDC SeaTac inmates may receive mail addressed to them at the below address using the indicated format.

P.O. BOX 13900

Inmates are not allowed to receive packages from home without prior written approval from the inmate’s unit team or authorized staff member at the institution. The only packages an inmate may receive from home are those containing release clothing and authorized medical devices. However, inmates may receive magazines, hard and paperback books directly from the publisher

FDC SeaTac Inmate Telephone Calls

FDC SeaTac inmates are authorized 300 minutes of prepaid phone use January thru October, and 400 minutes, in November and December. Inmates phone lists can contain 30 approved called numbers, and calls maximum 15 minutes in length. VAC Communications contracts prison call services to the Bureau of Prisons and FDC SeaTac. A calls costs 21¢ per minute, with 15 minute calls costing $3.15.

Pacific Telephone Company can substantially cut the cost of FDC Sea Tac inmate calls from $3.15 to $1.65 for a 15 minute call! For information call 855-966-8655 or go to

Sending Funds To A Federal Inmate

Federal inmate can receive outside funds from their inmate accounts via a Postal Money order by U.S. Mail as well as a money transfer via Western Union. For additional information on sending money to an inmate please click on the appropriate link.