Ventura County Jail.  Photo: SCV Bail Bonds
Ventura County Jail Information

We understand that time is of the utmost importance when your loved one, friend or family member has been arrested in Ventura. With one phone call, our licensed, professional agents can provide you up-to-the-minute information about the defendant, their charges and booking information, while guiding you through the bail bond process.

An SCV Bail Bonds agent can quickly meet with you at the location of your choice or directly at the Ventura jail. If you’re not in the area, we offer a flexible and convenient bail by fax or email option and can have the paperwork in your hands within minutes.

Call us now for additional information on anyone arrested in Ventura County and taken to the Ventura County main jail at 805-874-2245 or toll-free, 877-422-4591.

Ventura County Jail Information 

Ventura Pre-Trial Detention Facility
(Main Jail for Ventura
800 South Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93009
Main: (805) 654-2306
Inmate Information: (805) 654-3335
24 Hour Ventura County Jail Bail Bond Info: 805-874-2245
Ventura County Inmate Search

Booking and Processing in Ventura

When someone has been arrested in the Ventura County Area, they will likely be transported to the Ventura County Jail for booking and processing into the system. The Ventura County Jail is a secure correctional facility which can hold hold both male and female sentenced inmates/pre-trial detainees. Bail will be set for them using the Ventura County Bail Schedule.

Most bonds for any jail in Ventura County can be posted at this facility. This facility is administrated by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department.

If not taken to the pre-trial Detention in Ventura County, some inmates may get transferred to the Santa Maria Facility. This is a temporary facility which can only house inmates up to 96 hours.

See Other Jails in Ventura County if the defendant is  being held at a different Ventura jail location.

It’s important to know it can take several hours, (as many as 6 to 10) for  an inmate to be processed in Ventura County, as background checks, fingerprint results, and other data is received. Further, once we post the bond with the Ventura County Jail, it can take several hours for their release.  This is why we always recommend starting the bail process as promptly as possible for the fastest possible release from custody.

They will be seen at one of the Ventura County Courthouses.

Visiting an Inmate at the Ventura Main Jail (Pre-Trial Facility)

It is always recommended to call prior to visiting an inmate at the Ventura County Main Jail. Visitations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visitor check-in will begin one (1) hour prior to the session start time.  Sunday afternoon visiting is from 1:30 to 4:30, check-in will begin 2 hours prior to the Sunday afternoon session.

For additional visiting information, see the Ventura County Jail Visiting Information page.

Paying For a Ventura Bail Bond

We understand that paying for a bail bond may not be easy for your family to handle right now. This is why we can offer those who qualify a flexible and convenient payment plan. It just takes a few minutes over the phone with one of our agents. We want to make the bail bond experience as least stressful as possible.

We also take all major credit cards, along with personal and business checks. And, you can always pay in cash. Let us know what your situation is. There is always a caring agent at the end of the line who understands what you are going through. Trust us to have the experience needed to help get you through this.

For immediate information on anyone arrested in Ventura and taken to the Ventura County Main Jail, call us toll-free, 24 hours a day at 805-874-BAIL (2245) or toll-free 877-422-4591. We’ll get working on the bond today, so they can be back home tonight.