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Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = border_control
EU Swiss border post.jpg
A control point at an international border between two countries. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: barriers
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: approvedPage for proposal

A  Border control is a control point at an international border between two countries. Passports or other forms of ID might be checked and/or a customs check is carried out. At some international border crossings there are several distinct control points. Tag the place where border control actually takes place, not the border itself.

How to map

Draw a node node on an existing way to the position of the control point and add barrier=border_control.


See also