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Birmingham prison identification requirements

HMP Birmingham
Winson Green Road
B18 4AS

+44 (0)121 5988000

+44 (0)121 5988111

Identification Requirements

All professional or official visitors to HMP Birmingham are required to bring identification.

Members of either House or Parliament:
- House of Parliament ID card

Legal Advisors:
- Identity card issued by firm/chambers
- Introductory letter on headed paper of firm/chambers
- Photo bearing ID

Police, Immigration and Customs Officers:
- Warrant card
- Introductory letter on headed paper of relevant Police Force signed by DCI

Probation Officers:
- Probation department warrant card

Staff from other prisons. HQ or Home Office staff:
- Prison Service security or Home Office passes

Consular Officials:
- Consular ID card

Other Public Officials:
- Department or Local Authority pass or ID card (but only if it shows the name of the visitor and the name of the department or Local authority).