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Findel Detention Centre (Centre de rétention)

  • Findel detention centre (Photo credit: Yabiladi, Insolite : Un Marocain expulsé du Luxembourg en jet privé,


Center status Show sources
Status Observation date
In use 2018
In use 2013
Pending opening 2011

GDP facility typology Show sources
Category Filter Type Observation date
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2017
National typology Show sources
Name Observation date
Centre de rétention 2018

Operating Period
Operating period Show sources
Year of Entry Year Ceased

Contact Information

City and region

Address & contact
10 beim Haff, L-1751 Findel, Tel: 26755-300 Fax: 26755-500


Management and Services
Management Show sources
Name Type Observation date
Immigration Directorate. Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Governmental 2015
Outsourced services and non-state actors Show sources
Provider Service Observation date
Security 2015

Security Regime Show sources
Security Level Observation date
Secure 2015
Secure 2013

Detention timeframe
Maximum official detention period at facility Show sources
Length Observation date
Long-term (more than 20 days) 2017
Estimated average detention period (days) Show sources
Number of Days Observation date
27 2017
37 2016
30 2015
29 2013

Demographics Show sources
Name Observation date
Families 2016
Accompanied minors 2016
Adult men 2015
Adult women 2015
Families 2015
Accompanied minors 2015

Categories of detainees
Categories of detainees Show sources
Name Observation date
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2015
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2013

Gender segregation Show sources
Gender Segregation Observation date
Yes 2015
Family segregation Show sources
Family Segregation Observation date
Yes 2015

Size and population
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility) Show sources
Type Capacity Observation date
Standard capacity 88 2015
Standard capacity 88 2013
Total number of detainees (year) Show sources
Number Observation date
493 2017
391 2016
394 2015
392 2014
284 2013
322 2012
Reported population at a specific time Show sources
Number Observation date
47 2017
48 2016
26 2015

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions Show sources
Adequate or Inadequate? Detention centre conditions Observation date
Adequate Ventilation 2015
Adequate Lighting 2015
Adequate Recreation 2015
Adequate Medical care 2015
Adequate Access to telephones 2015
Inadequate Cell space 2014

Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions Show sources
Yes or No Type of institution Observation date
Yes International or regional human rights mechanisms 2015
Yes National ombudsman or human rights institution 2014
Yes National non-governmental groups 2013
Family access Show sources
Family Access Observation date
Yes 2015


Custodial authority
Custodial authority Show sources
Agency Ministry Ministry Typology Observation date
Immigration Directorate Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs Foreign Affairs 2015

Budgetary information
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD) Show sources
Amount in U.S. Dollars Building and maintenance Security Staffing Food Medical Other Observation date
2,935,500 2013
1,971,900 Yes 2013
418,600 Yes 2013
290,700 Yes 2013

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