Vincennes, Paris

Paris-Vincennes (Sites 1, 2 & 3) Centre de Rétention Administrative

Status

In use

2022

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Préfecture de Police, Préfecture de police, Préfecture de police

Management: Préfecture de Police (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
258
55

Yes
France

43,656

Migration Detainees

1,936

Detention Capacity

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FACILITY NAMES
Paris-Vincennes (Sites 1, 2 & 3) Centre de Rétention Administrative
Location

Country: France

City & Region: Vincennes, Paris, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 48.8310662, 2.4688277

Contact Information
Avenue de l'école de Joinville
Redoute de Gravelle
75012 PARIS
Tel: + 33 (0)1 43 53 79 00
Civil Society Contacts

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2020

Status Temporarily closed

2020

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2008
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2022

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017
National typology

Name Centre de rétention administrative (CRA)

2022

Name Centre de rétention administrative (CRA)

2017

Name Centre de rétention administrative (CRA)

2016
Management

Name Préfecture de Police

Type Governmental

2022

Name Préfecture de police

Type Governmental

2017

Name Préfecture de police

Type Governmental

2016

Name Police aux frontières

Type Governmental

2013

Name Police nationale / Police des Airs et Frontières PAF

Type Governmental

2008
Custodial Authorities

Agency Préfecture de Police

Ministry Ministère de l'intérieur

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2022

Agency Préfecture de police

Ministry Ministère de l'Intérieur

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2017

Agency Préfecture de police

Ministry Ministère de l'Intérieur

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2016
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider OMS

Service Laundry services

2022

Provider GEPSA

Service Food services

2022

Provider GEPSA

Service Food services

2017

Provider ONET

Service Laundry services

2017

Provider ONET

Service Facility maintenance

2017

Provider GEPSA

Service Facility maintenance

2016

Provider GEPSA

Service Food services

2016
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1995

2016

Year of Entry 2010

2016

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2022

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2016

Name Adult men

2016

Name Adult men

2016

Name Adult men

2013

Name Unaccompanied minors

2013

Name Adult women

2007

Name Adult men

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2017

Name Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative)

2017

Name Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative)

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2016

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008
Countries of Origin

Country #1 Algeria

Country #2 Afghanistan

Country #3 Romania

Country #4 Morocco

Country #5 Tunisia

2022

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 258

2022

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 178

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 178

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 176

2015

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 178

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 270

2006
Total Migration Detainees: Entries + Remaining from Previous Year

Number 2326

2022

Number 2454

2021

Number 1868

2020

Number 5575

2019

Number 4505

2018

Number 3648

2017

Number 3582

2016

Number 3769

2015

Number 3677

2014

Number 7782

2006
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 55

2020

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2022

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 31

2022

Number of Days 16

2020

Number of Days 16

2017

Number of Days 16

2016

Number of Days 15

2014
Maximum Legal Length of Detention (days)

Maximum Legal Length of Detention (days) 90

2022

OUTCOMES

Percentage of Detainees Released (year)

Percentage 50

2022
Percentage of Detainees Deported (year)

Percentage 46

2022

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

Carceral Environment

Yes

2022
External Security Regime

Secure

2022

Secure

2017

Secure

2016

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2022

Not Applicable

2017

Not Available

2016

Not Applicable

2013

Yes

2008
Family Segregation

Not Applicable

2022

CELLS

Detainees Per Cell

3

2022

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Indoor Communal Space

Yes

2022
Outdoor Space

Yes

2022
Leisure Equipment

Yes

2022

HEALTH

Doctor on Duty

At least once a week

2022
Nurse on Duty

At least once a week

2022
Psychologist Visits

At least once a week

2022
Reports of Deaths

Yes

2023

Yes

2014
Reports of self-harming

Yes

2018

Yes

2009

MONITORING & ACCESS

Lawyer Access

Yes

2022
Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2022

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2018

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2017

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2016
Family Access

Yes

2022

Yes

2017

Yes

2016

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2022
Receiving Calls

Yes

2022