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Public-images-osm logo.svg door
Via della colonna 22, casa con stemma 02.JPG
Specifies the type of a door Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage for proposal

The door=* tag allows us to describe the type of door being mapped. The door=* tag would usually be combined with an entrance tag, such as entrance=* for outdoor doors, indoor=door for interior doors, or another tag like amenity=loading_dock, or amenity=parking_entrance. These tags are relevant for wheelchair and indoor routing.


The door=* tag must be placed on the node node, which represents the door. Several values allow for distinguishing door types.


Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
door yes node A generic door, use this only if you don't know the kind of door or if it doesn't fit in another value.
door hinged node The traditional  swinging door – mounted with door hinges and a vertical axis of rotation.
Via della colonna 22, casa con stemma 02.JPG
door sliding node A  sliding door, e.g. at an entrance to a shop.
Chicken Shed Theatre at Southgate - - 3534.jpg
door revolving node A  revolving door, e.g at an entrance to a shopping centre.
Revolving Door.jpg
door folding node A  folding door – allows smaller footprint.
Eingeweiht durch Jardim.jpg
door trapdoor node A  trapdoor / a hatch. Flush with the surface of the floor.
Eschenheimer-Turm Falltuer 02122009.JPG
door overhead node A door rolling (or swinging) from overhead, mostly a  garage door. Used mainly for vehicles, not humans. (See also entrance=garage.)
Garage door sliding up.jpg
door no node If the door itself is removed or the entrance is simply a hole in the wall, set the value to no.
Carved doorway into the Qutb Minar complex.jpg
door user defined node All commonly used values according to Taginfo

This table is a wiki template with a default description in English. Editable here.


These tags are required:

Some tags are complementary to door=*:

  • access=* – Who is allowed to pass this door (yes, no, private, customers, delivery, ...)
  • automatic_door=* – Is the door automatic?
  • level=* – At which floor this door can be found?
  • width=* – The width of the door (useful for wheelchairs)
  • height=* – The height of the door
  • wheelchair=yes/no/limited – Wheelchair accessibility
  • door:wings=* – number of door wings
  • exit=*

Possible Tagging Mistakes

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See also