FCI Waseca

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Updated on: April 18, 2021

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Location 1000 UNIVERSITY DR, SW WASECA, MN, 56093
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/was/

FCI Waseca is also commonly referred to as Waseca Federal Prison. The FCI Waseca is classified as one of the administrative-security federal facilities that calls Waseca, Minnesota home.

This correctional facility is responsible for housing not only male offenders, but also female offenders. As of today, the FCI Waseca is licensed to house only 661 offenders.

The FCI Waseca is a 26-story building. Within the facility it has a few different housing units on various floors. You should note that the facility will also house inmates who are known as pretrial detainees as well.

The design here at the FCI Waseca is unique when you stack it against other likewise federal facilities. The facility was first built in 1971. The facility comes equipped with a rooftop exercise yard.

FCI Waseca — General Information

Facility Name FCI Waseca
Facility Type Federal Prison
Address 1000 UNIVERSITY DR, SW WASECA, MN, 56093
Capacity 661
City Waseca
Postal Code 56093
State Minnesota
County Waseca
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/was/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

If you would like to send a package or a letter to an inmate in the FCI Waseca, you can do so by sending it to the physical address.

You can also send along with your letter’s books, magazines, and newspapers. You need to keep in mind that all these items will be required to be sent to the FCI Waseca from the publisher.

Sending Money

Has an offender in the FCI Waseca asked you for money for various reasons?

You will be excited to know you can use MoneyGram and Western Union. When using these services, you will notice that you will be charged a service fee, but the inmate will get the money within a few days.

Phone calls

You will not be permitted to call the inmate, but the inmate in the FCI Waseca can call you.

The telephones will be in the common areas within the housing units. They will be available for use during daytime hours.


If you would like to visit an inmate while they are in the FCI Waseca, you will be excited to know that they have visitation every single day. Please be aware that there will be two different shifts. The shifts are 12 pm to 3 pm and then again 5 pm to 8 pm.

The same goes for weekends as well, they are conducted within two sessions as well between 8 am to 11 pm and then again at 12 pm to 3 pm.

Visiting Hours

Friday: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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