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Stanley Prison

Stanley Prison

Maximum security institution
Established 1937



99 Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley, Hong Kong





Type of Persons in Custody

(1) Male adult Remand Persons in Custody
(2) Male adult Convicted Persons in Custody


Visiting Hours

Social Visit

Official Visit*

The Correctional Services Department is now launching the Official Visit e-Booking System. Registered user can save telephone booking time by making use of this online service to make an appointment on Official Visit at the Website of Correctional Services Department. Official Visit e-Booking Service can make advance booking within 7 days (Except Saturday afternoon, Sunday and public holiday). You can also change, cancel or enquire about the appointment you have made. Please click here for details of Official Visit e-Booking Service.

Official Visit e-Booking Service

Notes :

  1. Visitors are advised to arrive 30 minutes in advance for registration, but not earlier than 9:00 a.m.
  2. Those without booking must be registered 60 minutes prior to the end of the visiting hours.


Please note the visit arrangements during inclement weather conditions


Video Social Visit Trial Scheme

Service Hours

Same as that of ordinary social visit(s)
(Remand Persons in Custody: Everyday 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
(Convicted Persons in Custody: Everyday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)


Visitors can visit persons in custody detained at Stanley Prison in 1/F of Urine Specimen Collection Centre (USCC) inside Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre (LCKRC)


Bookings should be made through staff of Stanley Prison Visit Room at 2641 8893 between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. two days in advance of the video social visit.


  1. Visitors are required to arrive at USCC for registration at least 30 minutes prior to the reserved timeslot.
  2. The person in custody concerned has the right to decide on whether to receive video social visit(s) or not.
  3. Persons in custody are allowed to receive approved hand-in articles from their visitors upon video visit(s) at LCKRC. However, only those articles where prior approval is not required could be handed in (as stipulated in this CSD departmental website).


Barrier-free facilities

Accessible route, accessible toilet, visual display board


Video Legal Visits

Service Hours

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)


LG 6/F, High Court, 38 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.


  1. Bookings should be made through Visit Room staff of Stanley Prison Visit Room at 2641 8893. Booking starts from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday to Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday (except Public Holiday).
  2. Advance booking should be made by lawyers and prior consent must be obtained from clients.
  3. Any service hour within the present and next two working days may be booked.
  4. In normal circumstances, only one-hour duration will be assigned to one client. At the discretion of the Officer-in-charge of Reception Office, more than one client may be allowed if the situation warrants.


Procurement of Private Food for Prisoner Awaiting Trial (Prisoner on Remand)

According to the Law of HK Chapter 234A, Rule 192, every prisoner awaiting trial may procure for himself or receive food. In order to meet with the management and security requirement, the institution shall only allow licensed restaurant to supply food for the prisoners awaiting trial. Any interested bodies can see the following Private Food Supplier Application Procedures or make direct enquiry to the Rehabilitation Unit 2 of the institution at phone no. 2813 3856 for details.


Private Food Supplier Application Procedures

How to get there

  1. Citybus No. 6, 6X or 260 from Central
  2. Citybus No. 73 from Cyberport
  3. Citybus No. 973 from Tsim Sha Tsui (via Western Tunnel)
  4. Citybus No. 314 from Siu Sai Wan (Sundays and Public Holidays only)
  5. First Bus No. 14 from Sai Wan Ho
  6. First Bus No. 63 from North Point
  7. First Bus No. 65 from North Point (Sundays and Public Holidays only)
  8. Public Light Bus No. 40 from Causeway Bay
  9. Public Light Bus No. 16X or 16M from Chai Wan
  10. Public Light Bus No. 52 from Aberdeen