Frequently Asked Questions

The convicts have the right to receive visits from members of the immediate family, and, after the approval of the director of the institution, they may be visited by other persons. Closer members of a close family include: father, mother, brother, sister, wife, husband, children and adoptive parent.

The detainees do not own money in themselves. Money may be sent by mail and they are kept as his deposit in the prison, and the amount is recorded in the warehouse deposit book for detained persons. With the funds from the deposit, the detained person can purchase food and other objects that he / she may have (allowed in accordance with the house rules for detention). A detainee with a cash deposit may obtain food from the prison canteen. Also, members of his family can buy products through the prison canteen, which will later be given to the detained person.

The detainees do not own money in themselves. Money may be sent by mail and they are kept as his deposit in the prison, and the amount is recorded in the warehouse deposit book for detained persons. With the funds from the deposit, the detained person can purchase food and other objects that he / she may have (allowed in accordance with the house rules for detention). A detainee with a cash deposit may obtain food from the prison canteen. Also, members of his family can buy products through the prison canteen, which will later be given to the detained person.

The detainee can receive money by mail at the address of Prison Skopje ul.Indira Gandhi No.11, postal code 247, to indicate who the sender is and who is the recipient. In the note write about which person is sent the money.

The convicts have the right to receive monetary items, and the money with a record signed by an official from the prison police is handed over to the treasury of the institution, and the convicted person can spend up to 5,000 MKD per month for personal needs in the convicted canteen, in which amount are considered the money that the convicts receive as compensation for work.

Convicted persons, apart from consignments they receive, can purchase food, permitted items and products from the prison canteen.

A permit for visiting a detainee who has been pronounced a detention measure is given by the court. Persons on whom a detention measure has been determined by the Basic Court Skopje I visit can be scheduled every working day on the phone number 02 / 3115-706. For the rest of the courts in the Republic of Macedonia, the visit is realized every 1 and 2 and 15 and 16 th of the month. Note – if the days fall during the weekend, the visit moves for the next working days).

The detainee can receive food when it is industrially packaged with a declaration in plastic packaging, and not prepared in domestic conditions, packaged in a carton, glass packaging or tin packaging.

The persons serving the detention in the penitentiary institution Prison Skopje-Skopje can receive packages from their immediate family (father, mother, brother, sister, husband or wife and adult children), a person who has permission from a competent court to bring a package, as well as his defender, WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SUMMARY TO MAXIMUM 5 KG, with food products, clothing, footwear, bed linen or necessary personal hygiene equipment, for consignments that were personally brought to the register of the institution, EVERY WORKING DAY (FROM MONDAY TO FIVE) From 09:00 to 15:00, while the package sent by mail are received every day.