Access to detention facilities


Country Report: Access to detention facilities Last updated: 30/11/20


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UNHCR has unimpeded access to all persons under its mandate, including in detention.[1] NGOs specialised in asylum and migration issues are also entitled to have access to all the persons who enjoy the status of asylum seeker.[2] Access to asylum seekers detained at the airport could be restricted, when that is necessary for protecting national security and ensuring public order in the Republic of Serbia.[3]


[1]  Articles 5(2), 14, 36(5), 41(3) and 56(4) Asylum Act.

[2]  Articles 36(5), 41(2), 56(3) and (4) Asylum Act.

[3]  Article 41(3) Asylum Act.


Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection