Welcome to the Independent Monitoring Board for Northern Ireland Website

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During your time in prison, problems, difficulties and worries may arise.

The IMB are here to help.

If you wish to talk privately to the IMB about any matter concerning your time in prison you can:

  • Ask your Class Officer to Contact the IMB
  • Speak to any IMB Member you see in the prison
  • Write to us, marking the envelope:

    Independent Monitoring Board,
    100 Belfast Road,
    Co Down
    BT18 3QY

  • The IMB will try to help, or advise you where help may be found.

Interested in becoming an IMB member? You can now apply to become a member of the IMB at any time.
Details of how to apply to be an IMB Member can be found at:

Recruitment for Independent Monitoring Board Members | Department of Justice