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Nice Centre de Rétention Administrative


Center status Show sources
Status Observation date
In use 2018
In use 2016
In use 2008

GDP facility typology Show sources
Category Filter Type Observation date
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2017
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2016
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2008
National typology Show sources
Name Observation date
Centre de rétention administrative (CRA) 2017
Centre de rétention administrative (CRA) 2016

Operating Period
Operating period Show sources
Year of Entry Year Ceased

Contact Information

City and region
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes

Address & contact
Caserne Auvare, 28, rue de Roquebillière - 06300 Nice Tel: 00 33 4 92 17 25 23


Management and Services
Management Show sources
Name Type Observation date
Police aux frontières Governmental 2017
Police aux frontières Governmental 2016
Police nationale / Police des Airs et Frontières PAF Governmental 2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors Show sources
Provider Service Observation date
GEPSA Food services 2017
ONET Facility maintenance 2017
ONET Laundry services 2017
ONET Facility maintenance 2016
GEPSA Food services 2016

Security Regime Show sources
Security Level Observation date
Secure 2017
Secure 2016

Detention timeframe
Maximum official detention period at facility Show sources
Length Observation date
Long-term (more than 20 days) 2017
Long-term (more than 20 days) 2016
Estimated average detention period (days) Show sources
Number of Days Observation date
12 2017
12 2016
7.8 2013

Demographics Show sources
Name Observation date
Adult men 2017
Adult men 2016
Adult women 2007
Adult men 2007

Categories of detainees
Categories of detainees Show sources
Name Observation date
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2017
Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative) 2017
Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative) 2016
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2016
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2016
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2013
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2008
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2008

Gender segregation Show sources
Gender Segregation Observation date
Not Applicable 2017
Not Applicable 2016
Yes 2008
Legal segregation Show sources
Legal Segregation Observation date
Not Applicable 2017

Size and population
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility) Show sources
Type Capacity Observation date
Standard capacity 38 2017
Standard capacity 38 2016
Standard capacity 44 2007
Total number of detainees (year) Show sources
Number Observation date
1029 2017
957 2016
1309 2015
1414 2013
1599 2007

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions Show sources
Adequate or Inadequate? Detention centre conditions Observation date
Inadequate Access to telephones 2017
Inadequate Showers and toilets 2017
Inadequate State of repair 2016

Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions Show sources
Yes or No Type of institution Observation date
Yes National non-governmental groups 2017
Yes Judicial authorities 2017
Yes National non-governmental groups 2016
Family access Show sources
Family Access Observation date
Yes 2017
Yes 2016

Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility Show sources
Suicides Reported Observation date
Yes 2013


Custodial authority
Custodial authority Show sources
Agency Ministry Ministry Typology Observation date
Police aux frontières Ministère de l'Intérieur Interior or Home Affairs 2017
Police aux frontières Ministère de l'Intérieur Interior or Home Affairs 2016
Ministère de l’Intérieur de l’Outre-mer et des Collectivités Territoriales Interior or Home Affairs 2008

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