Maghaberry Prison

Maghaberry Prison Information, Contact Details & Address
Maghaberry Prison

Maghaberry Prison

HMP Maghaberry is positioned in Lisburn in Northern Ireland, and is a high security prison, designed to hold both convicts serving long- term rulings and those on remand. The prison has a capacity of 745. It first opened in 1986, on the point of a former Second World War airport, which was used as a conveyance base for the US AirForce.However, please relate to the chart on this runner, If you ’re planning on visiting HMP Maghaberry and need directions.

Tel: 028 9261 1888

Capacity: 745

Old Road, Ballinderry Upper, Lisburn, Northern Ireland BT28 2PT

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Maghaberry Prison Address:

Old Road, Ballinderry Upper, Lisburn, Northern Ireland BT28 2PT

Maghaberry Prison Contact Details
Maghaberry Prison Telephone Number: 028 9261 1888

Maghaberry Prison

Maghaberry Prison

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Booking a Visit at Maghaberry Prison

Visiting Times at Maghaberry Prison

There are no physical visits due to Covid-19 only virtual visits.

For information about booking your visits, click here.

How to book a visit at Maghaberry Prison?

The prisoner will have been given a booking reference which they will pass on to you before you book the visit by telephoning the prison Visits Booking Office.

If you have a reference number and would like to book a virtual visit call:

  • Maghaberry Prison: 028 9261 4029
  • Magilligan Prison: 0300 200 7866
  • Hydebank Wood College: 028 9049 4333

For information about booking your visits, click here

How to get to Maghaberry Prison – Maghaberry Prison Directions

HMP Maghaberry is a high security prison near Lisburn, Northern Ireland. Opened in 1986, the prison has capacity to hold 970 male inmates.

To Book A Maghaberry Prison Visit You Must:

All visitors are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the visit starting.  Any person who arrives after the visit has started will not be permitted entry.

For all visits to Low Moss, visitors are required to bring photographic ID and proof of address (dated within the past 3 months).  The only forms of photographic ID that will be accepted are:  

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Photographic
  • Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Citizen Card
  • Senior Citizens Bus Pass Travel Card (issued by Scottish Government)

The only forms of proof of address that will be accepted are:

  • Utility bill
  • Council tax bill
  • Benefit book
  • Bank statement
  • other letter from official source



You can get help covering the costs of visiting someone in prison if you meet the following criteria:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Tax credits
  • Pension Credit

You might be able to get help covering the travel costs, meals and accommodation. CLICK HERE TO GET HELP WITH PRISON VISIT COSTS