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
Cell phone registration Land Line registration