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Visitation may refer to:

In law[edit]

  • Contact (law) or visitation, in US law, the right of a non-custodial parent to visit with their children
  • Visitation, in English law, an inquiry into a university or charitable institution, by its founder or another appointed person
  • Canonical visitation, an inspection made by a clergyman authorised under Catholic canon law
  • Hospital visitation rights, which may be limited to family and legal spouses; an issue in the fight for LGBT rights in the United States
  • Prison visitation rights, the rules and conditions under which prisoners may have visitors

In arts and entertainment[edit]

In religion[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Alien visitation, an experience of an encounter between an extraterrestrial life form and a human
  • Heraldic visitation, a tour of inspection by a herald (or other officer-of-arms) to regulate and register coats of arms, and to record pedigrees
  • Supernatural visitation, an experience of presence or communication between the recently deceased and their spouse or progeny