What is required to register?

Handwritten forms are not accepted

In order to receive calls from an offender, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) requires that you register and meet the following requirements:

1. The name on your driver's license must match the name on your telephone service bill/listing

2. You must agree to the following conditions:

  • You are the registered owner of the phone that will receive calls from the offender
  • You will allow offender calls to this phone
  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You will not forward calls, make 3-way calls or use a speakerphone on calls received from the offender
  • You understand that eligible offenders are not allowed to speak to any adult that is not listed on their Approved Calling List

3. Complete all the steps, print and send with the following:

  • Printed and signed registration form
  • Legible copy of your phone bill
  • Legible copy of your driver's license or state ID

Step 1 of 2

Register your Phone

Step 1: You must agree to the following conditions

  • You are the registered owner of the phone that will receive calls from the offender
  • You will allow offender calls to this phone
  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You will not forward calls, make 3-way calls, or use speaker phones on calls received from the offender
  • I understand that eligible offenders are not allowed to speak to any adult that is not listed on their Approved Calling List