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Lo Wu Correctional Institution

Lo Wu Correctional Institution

Medium security institution
Established 2010



163 Ho Sheung Heung Road, Sheung Shui, New Territories





Type of Persons in Custody

  1. Female adult Convicted Persons in Custody
  2. Female adult Remand Persons in Custody
  3. Female adult drug addicts undergoing treatment programme under the Drug Addiction Treatment Centres Ordinance


Visiting Hours

Social Visit

1) Convicted Persons in Custody

2) Drug addicts undergoing treatment programme under the Drug Addiction Treatment Centres Ordinance

(No visit on Wednesday, except public holidays)

3) Remand Persons in Custody


Notes :
1. For security reason, visitors should not arrive at the institution earlier than 8:30 a.m.
2. Visitors must be registered 30 minutes prior to the end of the visiting hours.


Social Visit e-Booking Service Pilot Scheme

A pilot scheme for Social Visit e-Booking Service has been launched at this correctional facility. Visitors can register user accounts from now on, and the e-booking service will be available starting from September 25, 2023.

Social Visit e-Booking Service


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


Non-smoking Areas


Visit Registration Centre and Visit Room inside the Centre are designated as non-smoking areas.  Smoking is prohibited in both the Visit Registration Centre & Visit Room.


Barrier-free facilities

Accessible lift, accessible toilet, accessible service counter, visual display board, assistive listening system, tactile guide path, braille and tactile floor plan, accessible entrance / exit, accessible seat, accessible route


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 the staff of LWCI Visit Registration centre at 2926 9888. Booking starts at 9:00 a.m. until 5:00p.m.
  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 Visit Room, 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 Centre shall only allow licensed restaurant to supply food for the prisoners awaiting trial. Any interested bodies can see the following Private Food Supplier Application Guidelines or make direct enquiry to the Rehabilitation Unit 2 of the Centre at phone no. 2926 9812 for details.

Private Food Supplier Application Procedures


How to get there

  1. Green Mini-bus No. 51K from Sheung Shui MTR Station (Exit A)