Steenokkerzeel, Flemish Brabant, near Brussels national airport

Caricole Transit Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

50

2020

Reported Population

25

2020

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Belgium

7,105

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Tervuursesteenweg 302 1820 Steenokkerzeel Belgium

Telephone: +32 027197111, +32 02 719 71 10 Fax: +32 027197130, +32 02 719 71 30
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015
National typology

Name Centre de transit (Transitcentrum)

2018
Operating period

Year of Entry 2012

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

2015
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2019
Demographics

Name Adult women

2018

Name Adult men

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 50

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 90

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 90

2016
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 3273

2018

Number 2255

2014
Reported population at a specific time

Number 25

2020
Family access

Family Access Yes

2019
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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Average daily population
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Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
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Reports of attempted or successful suicides 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 l’Office belge des Etranger

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)

Amount in U.S. Dollars 1,287,000

Building and maintenance

Security

Staffing

Food

Medical

Other Yes

2016
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Area of authority or operations