What is required to register?

In order to receive calls from an offender, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) requires that you register and meet the following requirements:

  1. The name on your driver’s license must match the name on your telephone service bill/listing
  2. You must agree to the following conditions:

    • You are the registered owner of the phone that will receive calls from the offender
    • You will allow offender calls to this phone
    • You are at least 18 years old
    • You will not forward calls, make 3-way calls or use a speakerphone on calls received from the offender
    • You understand that eligible offenders are not allowed to speak to any adult that is not listed on their Approved Calling List
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or call 1-866-806-7804 to register by phone
To register your phone, be sure to select option 1 to enroll after selecting the English or Spanish option. Then choose option 1 to enroll your phone number. You will be required to enter your Driver's License or State ID number and the offender's TDCJ#. You must call from the phone number you are registering.