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Tai Lam Centre for Women

Tai Lam Centre for Women

Maximum security institution
Established 1969



110 Tai Lam Chung Road, Tuen Mun, 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
  4. Female adult detainees under the provisions of the Immigration Ordinance


Visiting Hours

Social Visit

Notes :
1. For security reason, visitors should not arrive at the institution earlier than 8:30 a.m.
2. Visitors must register 60 minutes (for Remand PICs) / 30 minutes (for Convicted PICs, Drug addicts undergoing treatment programme under the Drug Addiction Treatment Centres Ordinance & Detainees under the provisions of the Immigration Ordinance) prior to the end of the visiting hours.


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 Room and Visitors' Waiting Room inside the Centre are designated as non-smoking areas. Smoking is prohibited in the Visit Room and Visitors' Waiting Room.


Barrier-free facilities

Accessible lift, accessible toilet, accessible service counter, visual display board, assistive listening system


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 clerical staff of TLCW Visitor Waiting Room at 2440 5669 / 2450 7101. 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 Procedures or make direct enquiry to the Rehabilitation Unit 2 of the Centre at phone no. 2440 5626 for details.

Private Food Supplier Application Procedures


How to get there

  1. Kowloon Motor Bus No. 53 from Tsuen Wan West Railway Station or Yuen Long (East).
  2. Kowloon Motor Bus No. 61M from Lai King (North) or Yau Oi (South).
  3. Kowloon Motor Bus No. 52X from Mong Kok (Park Avenue) or Tuen Mun Central.
  4. Green Mini-Bus No. 43B from Tuen Mun (Sun Hui Market).
  5. Harbour Tunnel Bus No. 962 & No. 962B from Causeway Bay (Special attention should be paid to the transport timetable and frequency).
  6. LRT Feeder Bus No. K51 from Tuen Mun (Fu Tai).
  7. Take Kowloon Motor Bus from Kowloon and interchange at Tuen Mun Road Interchange, then take Kowloon Motor Bus No. 52X,.53, 252 and 61M and take off at Tai Lam Chung Bus Station.