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Northern State Prison (NSP), Essex County, New Jersey Overview
Opened in 1987, Northern State Prison is a state-run prison located at 168 Frontage Road in Newark, New Jersey for male offenders. It is operated by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Northern State Prison is located in Newark, New Jersey, part of Essex County. The facility houses 2,615 inmates.


Patrick Nogan
168 Frontage Rd,
Newark, NJ 07114

Capacity: 2,615

Visitation Hours:

Main Compound
Registration Am Visits
Saturday & Sunday: 7:45 – 8:45 Am
Visits: 8:45 – 10:45 Am

Registration Pm Visits
11:45 Am – 12:45 Pm
Visits: 12:45 – 2:45 Pm

Non-Contact Visits
Registration Visits
Visit Only On Mondays, Tuesdays, And Thursdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Minimum Units
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 – 9:45 am
Visit: 8:00 – 10:30 am
Registration: 12:30pm – 2:15 pm
Visit: 12:30pm – 3:00 pm

For details:

Visitation Policies:

  1. Inmates in General Population are permitted to have both a Window Visit and a contact visit on the same day, but not from the same person. A maximum of sixty (60) inmates may receive Contact Visits at one time.
  2. Contact Visits for General Population Inmates are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
  3. Window visits are held seven (7) days per week, EXCEPT for those cancelled on specific holidays (i.e. Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Day). Anyone who is on the inmate’s Approved Visit List in the Mailroom may visit him or her, but he/she may not have more than one (1) window visit per day or two (2) window visits each week from the same person.
  4. Inmates are permitted to receive two (2) window visits per week (calculated as Saturday through Friday) from each authorized person on their visiting list. Inmates may not receive a window visit and a contact visit from the same individual on the same visit day.
  5. Both inmates and visitors participating in a Window Visit MUST remain seated at all times.
  6. You are NOT permitted to receive a General Population Contact Visit if – You have lost your visiting privileges because of disciplinary charges; you are housed in a close custody housing unit (hospital, protective custody, management control, administrative segregation, infirmary, 1-c observation, and disciplinary detention emergency housing).
  7. In order to ensure safe and well-controlled contact visits, a maximum of sixty (60) inmates will be registered for each contact visit period.
  8. A maximum of four (4) adults and an unlimited number of children of your immediate family are permitted to register for one (and only one) contact visit each contact visit day.
  9. General population inmates who are denied a compassionate bedside visit or funeral visit may be eligible for consideration of a sympathy contact visit.
  10. All visitors who are 18 years old or older shall be required to show a picture identification each time they visit. The forms of identification accepted by the NJDOC – Valid driver’s license from the state of residence, valid state photo identification card from the state of residence, valid military photo identification card, and valid passport.
  11. No inappropriate contact will be permitted in the visit hall. Only a closed mouth kiss and hug are allowed at the beginning and the end of the visit only.
  12. No gum or candy is permitted in the visit hall.
  13. In accordance with NJAC 10A:18 6.14, all visitors, their belongings, and their vehicles are subject to searches while on the premises.
  14. Proper attire is required as a condition of admission to a correctional facility. For details, visit the following link:

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
​Northern State Prison
P.O. Box 2300
Newark, New Jersey 07114

Northern State Prison
168 Frontage Road
Newark, New Jersey 07114
Phone: (973)-465-0068

Security Level: Mixed
Type(s) of offenders: Adult Men

Sending Money To An Inmate:

Sending money to inmates can be done in the following methods:

JPay Mobile App:
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Phone/Toll-Free Number:
Call (800) 574-5729 to speak with a live agent, 24/7

Walk-in Cash:
Send cash at locations including CVS, Albertsons, and Walmart. For payments made by MoneyGram, use code 1233.

Money Order:
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