What is required to register?

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. If you don't possess a Texas Driver's License or State ID, you will be asked to upload a photo or photocopy of your out-of-state driver's license.

4. If you have a postpaid cellphone, you will be asked to upload a legible copy of your last post-paid cell phone bill, it cannot be a screenshot, it has to be an actual phone bill that you would receive from the phone company, that shows:

  • Cell Phone Number
  • Customer Name
  • Cell Phone Company Logo
  • Billing Address (Note: Usually on the first 2 pages)
  • Monthly Basic Phone Charge (Note: This is usually on the Account Summary Page)

Check my status

Enter your phone and driver's license used during your registration

*TDCJ Number
*Your Phone
*Driver's License or State ID Number
*DL or State ID State