Since 2013, asylum seekers have been detained in asylum detention facilities. As of January 2023, the only functioning asylum detention facility is Nyírbátor, with a capacity of 105 places.
According to the law, asylum detention can be carried out in places designated for this purpose, or in a healthcare institution on an exceptional and duly justified basis, with the assistance of the body established for carrying out official police business.
 Section 31/F(1) Asylum Act and Sections 36/A-36/F Asylum Decree.
 Section 32/1(1) Asylum Act.