Vottem, Liege

Centre pour illégaux de Vottem (CIV)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Office des Etrangers (Immigration Office), Office des étrangers

Management: Office des Etrangers (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
60
36

2020

No Data
Belgium

7,105

Immigration detainees (2017)

609

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

1, Rue Visé-Voie, 4041 Vottem. Tel. +32 (0)4 228 89 00. Fax +32 (0)4 228 89 13.


Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2010
National typology

Name Centre pour Illégaux de Vottem (CIV)

2019

Name Centre pour illégaux/centre fermé

2017
Operating period

Year of Entry 1999

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Office des Etrangers

Type Governmental

2019

Name l’Office belge des Etrangers

Type Governmental

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2019

Security Level Secure

2010
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2019

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2010
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2017
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 48

2017

Number of Days 40

2014

Number of Days 35.8

2008

Number of Days 39.4

2007

Number of Days 37.7

2006

Number of Days 41.1

2005

Number of Days 43.9

2004

Number of Days 41.2

2003
Demographics

Name Adult men

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2019

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2010
Family segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2018

Family Segregation Yes

2010
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 60

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 160

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 160

2006
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1004

2018

Number 1156

2012

Number 1449

2011

Number 1249

2010

Number 1343

2008

Number 1252

2007

Number 1268

2006

Number 1000

2005

Number 927

2003
Average daily population

Number 106.1

2004

Number 110.05

2003
Reported population at a specific time

Number 36

2020
Family access

Family Access Yes

2019
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2018
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Office des Etrangers (Immigration Office)

Ministry Home and Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2019

Agency Office des étrangers

Ministry Service Public Fédéral Intérieur

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2010
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations