The detention of foreign nationals in detention centres is the responsibility of the Immigration Office.

The law lists the situations in which certain persons may be administratively held in detention centres, as well as the maximum duration of the detention.

Learn more about stays in a detention centre, the rules for visiting detention centres, the supervisory bodies for detention centres, the possibilities for appeal and return.

The mission of the detention centres is to detain foreign nationals in irregular stay humanely with a view to achieving their return in the shortest possible time or granting them access to the territory when required by the regulations, in compliance with the regulatory, legal and international provisions and standards in force.