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Nîmes 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
Nîmes, Gard

Address & contact
162 Avenue Clément Ader - Nîmes 30000, Tel. 00 33 4 66 27 34 00


Management and Services
Management Show sources
Name Type Observation date
Police aux frontièrs 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 Facility maintenance 2017
GEPSA Food services 2017
GEPSA Food services

Security Regime Show sources
Security Level Observation date
Secure 2017
Secure 2016
Secure 2008

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
11 2017
10 2016
7.3 2013
7.5 2008

Demographics Show sources
Name Observation date
Adult women 2017
Adult men 2017
Adult women 2016
Adult men 2016
Accompanied minors 2015
Families 2015
Adult women 2013
Accompanied minors 2013
Adult men 2013
Adult women 2008
Adult men 2008
Accompanied minors 2008

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

Gender segregation Show sources
Gender Segregation Observation date
Yes 2017
Yes 2013
Yes 2008
Legal segregation Show sources
Legal Segregation Observation date
Not Applicable 2017
Family segregation Show sources
Family Segregation Observation date
Yes 2017
Yes 2013
Yes 2008
Age segregation Show sources
Age Segregation Observation date

Size and population
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility) Show sources
Type Capacity Observation date
Standard capacity 66 2017
Standard capacity 66 2016
Standard capacity 128 2013
Standard capacity 128 2008
Standard capacity 128 2007
Total number of detainees (year) Show sources
Number Observation date
925 2017
930 2016
1410 2015
1061 2013

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions Show sources
Adequate or Inadequate? Detention centre conditions Observation date
Inadequate Temperature 2017
Inadequate Food provision 2016
Inadequate Temperature 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 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 2010


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 2017
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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