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Otter Tail County Jail, MN

Updated on: December 16, 2023

Otter Tail County Jail, Otter Tail County, County Jail


416 South Mill Street, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537


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Opened since 2002, the Otter Tail County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Fergus Falls, Minnesota that is operated locally by the Fergus Falls Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing.

The Otter Tail County Jail houses an average of 111 inmates, who either are awaiting trial, or are serving sentences less than 90 days. This facility contains six minimum to maximum security housing units.

Otter Tail County Sheriffs Office

Address: 417 South Court Street, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

Phone: 218-998-8555

Fax: 218-998-8557

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates may receive cards and letters, but they must be larger than normal. Incoming mail will be delivered to inmates Monday through Friday. All incoming mail is opened, but not read. Inmates may receive appropriate photographs that are normal in size.

Mail sent be legal representatives is opened in the presence of the inmate.

If you wish to send mail to an inmate, address your envelope as follows:

Inmate’s full name
Otter Tail County Jail
416 South Mill Street, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537

Sending Money

Family and friends of inmates housed at the Otter Tail County Jail are able to deposit funds into inmate accounts by using the kiosks located in the lobby at the main entrance of the jail. Kiosks will accept Cash, Credit Cards, and Debit cards. Deposits will immediately be available in the inmate’s account,

There is a $3 convenience fee for utilizing the Cashier Kiosks; the fee will be deducted from the amount deposited in the inmate’s account.

To make a deposit on-line to an inmate’s account, click the kiosk icon on the right. Have your credit or debit card ready. You will need the inmate’s full name and Inmate ID Number. Inmate ID numbers are available directly from the inmate or at the Otter Tail County Jail lobby.

Phone calls

Inmates cannot receive incoming telephone calls, but they can make outgoing COLLECT calls. The receiver will be responsible for accepting the fees of the call.

Messages are not delivered to inmates except for emergencies, such as a death or medical emergency of an immediate family member. In the case of an emergency, call the facility shift supervisor at 218-998-8555.


Individuals can now schedule visits with inmates at the detention center by visiting You can choose to visit on-site at the Otter Tail County Jail or schedule a paid visit from the convenience of your own home, using the video visitation system. Visitors can also schedule visits in the Otter Tail County Jail lobby by using a visitation kiosk.

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance and approved by facility staff.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time for your visit in order to be registered in a timely manner! If you do not check in at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit, your visit will be canceled. Any child under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult and must remain under the adult’s supervision at all times.

Visitors must wear proper clothing while visiting. Short shorts, short skirts, bathing suits, and tank tops or excessively tight or revealing clothing is not appropriate. Shoes and shirts are required. The Otter Tail County Jail staff has the right to deny a visit with an inmate if the visitor is wearing inappropriate attire.

For more information about this program, call the video visitation information line at 218-998-8555.

Visiting Hours

Wednesday: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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