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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = parcel_locker
Polish Packstation.jpg
Machine for picking up and sending parcels. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Parcel locker.svg
Group: amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
See also
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Parcel locker are electrical machines with lockers for picking-up parcels. They allow for interaction with the customers, usually by a touchscreen. Some parcel lockers also allow for sending parcels or to be used as ordinary lockers.

How to map

Put a node node at the exact location or draw an area area taken by the machine.

Related tags

Tag Description Recommendation
amenity=parcel_locker Defining locker itself. ! Required
brand=* Parcel service brand  Important
operator=* Machine operator ? Optional
ref=* Reference number as defined per brand/operator ? Optional
colour=yellow/gray/.. Recognizable colour scheme of the parcel locker ? Optional
refrigerated=yes If lockers is dedicated for receiving packages containing perishable goods and is refrigerated. ? Optional
parcel_mail_in=* If locker allow to send packages. ? Optional
parcel_pickup=* If locker allow user to pick up parcels. yes is assumed default option. If no you should explicitly tag available functions. ? Optional
opening_hours=* Usually 24/7 (it is recommended to indicate if other than 24/7). ? Optional
collection_times=* If locker allows to send parcels and its collection times are signed/known. ? Optional
payment=* Payment details ? Optional
parcel_locker:type=* Type of the locker, circular, cabinet, parcel_box, ... ? Optional
surveillance=* If lockers are being surveyed. ? Optional
wheelchair=* Handicapped accessible, yes, no, limited, designated ? Optional
capacity=* Integer number of how many cells are supported by parcel locker. ? Optional
name=* Use more detailed fields instead, brand=* being the most related.  Discouraged

Tagging example

Paczkomat InPost DPD Pickup Station DHL Packstation Amazon Locker
  • amenity=parcel_locker
  • brand=Paczkomat InPost
  • brand:wikidata=Q110970254
  • operator=InPost
  • operator:wikidata=Q3182097
  • parcel_pickup=yes
  • parcel_mail_in=yes
  • ref=KRA165M
  • opening_hours=24/7
  • amenity=parcel_locker
  • brand=DPD Pickup Station
  • operator=DPD
  • parcel_pickup=yes
  • parcel_mail_in=yes
  • ref=1234
  • amenity=parcel_locker
  • brand=DHL Packstation
  • brand:wikidata=Q1766703
  • operator=DHL
  • parcel_pickup=yes
  • parcel_mail_in=yes
  • ref=1234
  • amenity=parcel_locker
  • brand=Amazon Locker
  • brand:wikidata=Q16974764
  • operator=Amazon
  • parcel_pickup=yes
  • parcel_mail_in=yes
  • ref=leaside

Operating options / Features

The features and operating actions of a parcel locker can be mapped with the following tags:


  • Name/identifier: ref=*, e.g. ref=leaside for an Amazon locker labelled "hello my name is leaside". Do not use the name=* tag for such an identifier.
  • Label printer: label printer=yes/no
  • Display: display=*


Login/authentication at the parcel locker:


The standard OSM Carto style render this tag as following: Parcel locker.svg

The alternative Carto style from Tracestrack renders it as the following screenshot:

Also the Apps Organic Maps and OSMAnd render parcel lockers.


  • JOSM
    • TaggingPreset (EN / DE / PL): The ParcelLockers preset contains a template for parcel lockers in general and modified templates for DHL-Packstations, DHL-Paketboxes and Amazon Hub-Locker
    • Style: The style ParcelLockers adds icons for parcel lockers which are shown in the size of 16px

See also