Steenokkerzeel, Flemish Brabant, near Brussels national airport

Caricole Transit Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Office des Etrangers (Immigration Office), l’Office belge des Etranger

Management: Office des Etrangers (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
50
25

2020

No Data
Belgium

7,105

Immigration detainees (2017)

609

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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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

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