COA is responsible for the reception, supervision and departure (from the reception location) of asylum seekers coming to the Netherlands. This site gives information about our organisation and our occupants.
The English section of this site is limited to a comprehensive summary of the Dutch site because not all the information will be of relevance to non-Dutch speakers. News articles are translated only when they are of international relevance.
If you have any questions or comments about the English site then you are welcome to contact us.