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List of military checkpoints in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Checkpoints in the West Bank and Gaza

Name Sort descending District Staffing Checkpoint Type Description
a-Nabi Saleh Ramallah and al-Bira Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Includes a watch-tower, metal gate, and concrete blocks. The watch-tower is permanently staffed, but the checkpoint is generally open and only occassionaly staffed, with no set schedule.

A-nabi Saleh square (Halamish) Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

A checkpoint installed by the military in 2017 at the junction between the settlement of Halamish, the village of a-Nabi Saleh, and Route 465. The checkpoint includes a watchtower, a booth, and concrete blocks. Staffed by the military around the clock. Inspection of people passing through the checkpoint is conducted at random.

A-Rajabi Building Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located in the neighborhood of a-Ras. Staffed by the military. Soldiers perform random checks, which have been stepped up since the settlers were allowed to return to the a-Rajabi building in April 2014. Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The infrastructure of the checkpoint includes a guard booth and a locked gate located approx. 30 meters away. The gate is opened only to let through garbage trucks of the Hebron Municipality.
a-Sawahrah a-Sharqiyah East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. It separates a-Sawahrah a-Sharqiyah, a-Sawahrah al-Gharbiah and Jabal al-Mukabber from the rest of East Jerusalem. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of 1,300 residents who live on the other side of the barrier and whose names are on a list at the crossing and to residents of Jabal al-Mukabber who may cross on foot one way, in the direction a-Sawahrah a-Sharqiya. In early 2014, the Border Police began allowing the listed Palestinians to cross in their vehicles in both directions from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Residents of a-Sawahrah a-Sharqiyah who have entry permits to Israel may not go through this checkpoint and must travel to a-Zeitun Checkpoint.

a-Sheikh Sa'ed East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier, at the entrance to a-Sheikh Sa’ed. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of residents of the Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood and a-Sheikh Sa’ed residents with entry permits. Both groups may cross only on foot. East Jerusalem residents who do not live in Jabal al-Mukabber are allowed to enter a-Sheikh Sa'ed through the checkpoint, but may not exit from there. To leave a-Sheikh Sa'ed, they have to go through the a-Zeitun or at a-Za'ayem Checkpoint.

a-Taybah / Sha'ar Efrayim Tulkarm Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier at a spot where it corresponds to the Green Line. Used for the passage of goods. Staffed by private security companies from 7:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M

a-Taybah/Rimmonim Ramallah and al-Bira Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on Route 457, at the intersection of the access road to the village of a-Taybah and the settlements Rimmonim and Ma'ale Adumim. Includes a watch-tower. The watch-tower is permanently staffed, but the checkpoint is open and rarely staffed, with no set schedule.

a-Tur Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

The checkpoint separates Mt. Grizim from Nablus. The checkpoint includes a watch-tower, concrete blocks, and a metal gate. Since March 2012, the gate is usually open, rarely staffed, without a set schedule, and people are able to cross freely. Previously, the checkpoint was permanently staffed by the military Samaritans were allowed to cross at all times, and Palestinians with permits (13 families that live east of the checkpoint) were allowed to cross at certain times.

a-Zaitun/Ras Abu Sbitan East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier, separating al-‘Eizariyah from the neighborhood of a-Tur and the rest of East Jerusalem. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents and permit holders, who are allowed to cross only on foot.

a-Za’ayem - Jerusalem East Jerusalem Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

Crossing point in the Separation Barrier, separating a-Za'ayem from Jerusalem. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Palestinians are not permitted to cross, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents who are permitted to cross, but only by vehicle.

a-Za’ayem - West Bank East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Crossing point in the Separation Barrier, separating a-Za'ayem from the rest of the West Bank (not including Jerusalem). Staffed around the clock by the Border Police and private security companies. Random inspections are conducted of those crossing the checkpoint.

Abed / Tomb of the Patriarchs - South Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located approximately 50 meters from the Tomb of the Patriarchs checkpoint. Staffed by Border Police. Controls traffic on a-Sahleh St. and the area near the Tomb of the Patriarchs. Everyone who goes through the checkpoint is inspected. Next to the checkpoint are a closed gate and concrete blocks that prevent the passage of Palestinians to the settlers’ “Gutnick Center” building.
al-'Arub Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint There is a military guard tower at the alternate entrance to al-‘Arrub R.C. Soldiers rarely leave the tower and conduct inspections.
al-Awqaf \ Tnuva Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located near the entrance to the Avraham Avinu settlement. Staffed by the military. Palestinians are not allowed to go through to a-Shuhada Street.
al-Fawwar Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Located on Route 60, at the al-Fawar-Dura Junction. The checkpoint includes a guard tower and a metal gate, but it is usually open and is only rarely staffed by the military. When the checkpoint is staffed, passersby are checked randomly. On occasion, the military completely prohibits the passage of vehicles.
Al-Hamra Jericho Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Staffed by the military. Up until October 2012 Palestinian vehicles were not allowed to enter the Jordan Valley, with the exception of vehicles registered to residents of the Jordan Valley. Up until May 2015 the checkpoint had been staffed around the clock; since May 2015 it has been intermittently staffed.

al-Jab’a (near Surif) Bethlehem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on Route 367. Staffed by the military around the clock. Closed to Palestinians.

al-Kafriyat Tulkarm Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by the military. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of farmers with entry permits to the seam zone (Palestinians with entry permits to Israel and not the seam zone, may not enter).

al-Mahkamah (a-Sahleh) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located at the entrance to a-Shuada Street. Permanently staffed by the military; soldiers prevent Palestinians from entering a-Shuada Street.
al-Walajah / Malha / ‘Ein Yalu Bethlehem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on the Green Line. Staffed around the clock by the military, Border Police, and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents.

Alenbi Bridge Jericho Permanently staffed Border Crossing
Anata / al-Esawiyah al-Quds Intermittently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on the Eastern Ring Road (4370) opened at the end of 2018 and connecting Route 437 with Route 1 inside Jerusalem. The passage of Palestinians is forbidden except for those with blue IDs cards. Staffed by Border Police from 5:30 A.M. to 12 noon, at which time the checkpoint closes.

Ari'el-Salfit Salfit Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Located at the northern entrance to Salfit, south of the village of Kifl Haris. Intermittently staffed by the military. The checkpoint includes a gate and a guard booth. From early in the second Intifadah to September 2011, Palestinians were not allowed to travel on the road which connects the district city of Salfit to the villages north of it. Residents of the villages were forced to take a long detour. Since September 2011 the restrictions have been gradually lifted and today Palestinian vehicles and pedestrians are allowed to cross the checkpoint.
Atarah Ramallah and al-Bira Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Includes a watchtower that is permanently staffed by the military, but the checkpoint itself is open and rarely staffed, with no set schedule.
Baqah al-Gharbiyah / Nazlat ‘Isa Tulkarm Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier at a location where the Barrier runs along the Green Line. Staffed by the military from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of seven Palestinian families who live west of the Separation Barrier.

Beit 'Awwa Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Staffed by the military and Border Police. The checkpoint has electric gates. Palestinians can cross on foot or by car. Inspections are conducted randomly.

Beit 'Ur al-Fauqa Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on a road leading to Route 443, near the village of Beit 'Ur al-Fauqa. Staffed by the military around the clock. Passengers travelling to Ramallah via Route 443 are inspected.

Beit El DCO Ramallah and al-Bira Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Located at the northwest entrance to al-Birah and Ramallah. Intermittently staffed. As of June 2019, the military has been permitting Palestinian to cross the checkpoint as follows: on weekdays - from 10 A.M. to 11 P.M., heading towards Jerusalem, and from 6 A.M. to 10 P.M. into Ramallah; on Fridays from 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. in both directions; and on Saturdays from 10 A.M. to 11 P.M. in both directions. Previously, only Palestinians with VIP passes were allowed through the checkpoint, and the checkpoint also prevented passage to the villages of Beitin, Deir Dobwan and Burqah. These restrictions were gradually lifted.
Beit Furik Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located at the eastern entrance to Nablus. Includes a watch-tower and metal gate. The watch-tower is permanently staffed, but the checkpoint itself is open and rarely staffed, with no set schedule.

Beit Hadassah (a-Shuhada) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Staffed by the military. With the exception of the students and teachers of the Qortoba School, Palestinians are not allowed to go through to a-Shuhada Street. A metal gate at the checkpoint prevents passage.
Beit Jala DCO Bethlehem Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located at the intersection between Beit Jala and al-Walajah. Has infrastructure that includes concrete blocks, but is usually open and staffed only very rarely, without a set schedule.

Beit Sira Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on a road leading to Route 443, near the village of Beit Sira. Staffed by the military around the clock from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Passengers travelling to Ramallah via Route 443 are inspected.

Beit Ummar Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

The checkpoint includes a watch-tower and a gate. The checkpoint is usually open and only rarely staffed by the military, without a set schedule.

Bet She’an-Bardala / The Jordan Valley Jenin Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by military and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents who may pass following an thorough inspection. During certain agricultural seasons, Palestinian trucks transporting agricultural produce are allowed to cross twice a week.

Bet Yatir/al-Asaifer Hebron Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier, located near the Bet Yatir settlement. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of the Abu Qabita family who lives west of the barrier (they are not allowed to cross into Israel either.)

Bidu/Beit Iksa (Ras Bidu) East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier, separating the villages of Bidu and Beit Iksa. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Passage is permitted to all Beit Iksa residents, some Bidu residents, and East Jerusalem residents.

Bitunya commercial crossing East Jerusalem Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Used only for trucks transporting goods from and to Ramallah, using the "back-to-back" method between the West Bank and Israel. Open from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint 300 Bethlehem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier between Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Staffed around the clock by the military, Border Police and private security companies. The checkpoint has an extensive infrastructure and is defined as a terminal. Palestinians are not allowed to cross into Jerusalem unless they hold entry permits into Israel or are East Jerusalem residents. Israeli tourist buses are allowed to enter Bethlehem only through this crossing.

Container/Qidron crossing/Wadi a-Nar Bethlehem Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Situated east of Abu Dis. Controls Palestinian travel between the northern and southern West Bank. Includes traffic lanes, access roads, road spikes, traffic lights, and road signs.

Deir Ballut Salfit Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Includes a watch-tower that is occasionally staffed. The checkpoint itself is usually open and rarely staffed, without a set schedule.

Diwan a-Rajabi (160) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located between the neighborhoods near al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs) and the neighborhoods to the south of it. Staffed around the clock by the military. Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians, and passage is barred on Israeli holidays. In 2019, the military expanded and reinforced the infrastructure ¬– which includes turnstiles and electronic screening rooms – and added a decorative picket fence. The military now defines the checkpoint as “a crossing point with a smart screening station.”
Efrat / Wadi Rahal Bethlehem Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on the road that leads to the Efrat settlement and to land owned by Palestinians from Wadi Rahhal. Staffed by Efrat's security guards. Open around the clock to Israelis. Closed to Palestinians.

Ein Gedi Jericho Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents and holders of Israeli entry permits.

Entrance to Qalqiliyah Qalqiliya Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Includes a watch-tower, but is generally open and rarely staffed, without a set schedule.

Erez Gaza Strip Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Used for travel between Gaza and Israel, and from Gaza to the West Bank via Israel. Israel currently allows people through the crossing only in humanitarian cases, as well as to staff-members of international organizations, diplomats and some 1,000 merchants who have permanent entry-permits. On Christian holidays, Israel allows Christians to travel through the crossing. The checkpoint is sometimes used for bringing in medicines and medical equipment.

Giv'at Haavot / al-Muhwal Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located at the entrance to Giv’at Ha’avot, a settlement which was declared a closed zone by military order. Staffed by the military. The checkpoint has a gate to bar the passage of Palestinian vehicles, with the exception of residents of the al-Muhawel area who have special permits allowing them to drive through in their own cars. Other Palestinians may cross only on foot.
Giv'at Ze’ev / al-Jib East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Crossing in the Separation Barrier, west of the village of al-Jib. Permanently staffed by Border Police and private security companies.  Closed to Palestinians leaving Ramallah, with the following exceptions: 1) Residents of the al-Khalayleh neighborhood of al-Jib, 2) Residents of al-Jib who own land on the western side of the Separation Barrier, 3) Residents of a-Nabi Samwil for whom this is the only access to Ramallah and the villages of northwest Jerusalem, and 4) Palestinians with work permits for the Givat Ze'ev settlement. 5) UN personnel travelling in UN vehicles. As of February 2015, Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem are permitted to cross into Ramallah.

Gush Etzion Bethlehem Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on Route 60, between Hebron and Bethlehem. Includes concrete blocks, but is usually open and rarely staffed, without a set schedule.

Halhul-Hebron/Route 35 Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located at the intersection of Route 60 and Route 35. Includes a watch-tower. The checkpoint is usually open and only rarely staffed by the military, without a set schedule.

Hizma East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier, on Route 437, east of Pisgat Ze’ev. It is staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents and members of the Khatib and 'Askar families.

Huwarah Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located at the southern entrance to Nablus. Includes a watchtower that is occasionally staffed by the military, and separate lanes for pedestrians and vehicles. The checkpoint is open and only rarely staffed, without a set schedule.

Idhna Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on Route 35. The checkpoint includes a watch-tower and a gate which is usually open and only rarely staffed by the military, without a set schedule.

Iron gate next to Qafishah Military tower Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Attached to a military tower near the Qafishah Building in the Jabal a-Rahmeh neighborhood. Staffed around the clock by soldiers. Random checks of people passing through.Palestinians are allowed to cross between the H1 area and Jabal a-Rahmeh only as pedestrians.

Irtah / Sha'ar Efrayim Tulkarm Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed by private security companies from 4:00AM to 7:00 PM. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of Palestinians with entry permits to Israel.

Ja'bri / al-'Ein al-Hamra / Generator Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located north of al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of a single family who lives in the Ja’bri neighborhood. During the month of Ramadan, the military sometimes allows Palestinians to go through to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs).
Jaba’/ a-Ram Ramallah and al-Bira Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located between a-Ram and Jaba'. Staffed by the military. Passengers travelling to Ramallah are checked; passengers from Ramallah are occasionally checked.

Jalameh / Mqeibleh Jenin Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. The checkpoint has an extensive infrastructure, similar to a terminal. Closed to Palestinians, except for East Jerusalem residents and Palestinians with entry permits into Israel. They are permitted to cross only on foot. Closed also to Israelis, with the exception of Palestinians who are Israeli citizens. Also used for transporting goods between the West Bank and Israel using the "back-to-back" method. The checkpoint opens at 5:00 A.M. to allow Palestinians working in Israel to enter; then, from 8:00 A.M., vehicles may cross from Israel to Jenin. The checkpoint is closed between 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. From 2:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. no one may cross into Israel. From 5:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. people can cross from Israel into Jenin, and Palestinian citizens of Israel can return from Jenin to Israel. During Muslim holidays, restrictions are eased and hours of operation extended, but not consistently.

Jaljulyeh / HaPerot (Fruit) / 109 Qalqiliya Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by private security companies. Palestinians are not permitted to cross, with the exception of residents of Ras a-Tira, a-Dab'ah, Wadi A-Rasha, a-Ramadin, and ‘Arab Abu Farda, which are separated from the rest of the West Bank by the Separation Barrier, and residents of Qalqiliya who own land on the western wide of the barrier.

Jericho East (toward Allenby Bridge) Jericho Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

The checkpoint is open and staffed around the clock. It is used by people traveling to and from Jordan via Allenby Bridge. Palestinians may cross on foot. Vehicles are not allowed to cross, except for public transportation and diplomatic corps vehicles.

Kafr Qassem / Kafr 'Ein Qalqiliya Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on Route 5. Staffed around the clock by the military. Closed to Palestinians.

Karni Gaza Strip Closed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Used for shipping goods into the Gaza Strip. Closed since March 2011.

Kerrem Shalom Gaza Strip Permanently staffed/ goods Border Crossing

Used for importing goods and fuel into the Gaza Strip and, in rare cases, for shipping export goods out of Gaza.

Maccabim / Beit Sira Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents and holders of entry permits to Israel.

Mash'had al-Arb'in (Tamar) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron The checkpoint was installed in 2017 approximately 300 meters east of the Qafishah checkpoint, in the Jabal a-Rahmeh area. Staffed by the military around the clock and Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The checkpoint infrastructure is fortified and includes two electronic gates, an electronic screening room, and a control room, and is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.”.
Mazmuriyeh / a-Nu’man East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of residents of Mazmuriyeh and East Jerusalem.

Ma’ale Efrayim/Gittit Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located about 100 meters west of the intersection access road to Route 505. The checkpoint controls entry to the Jordan Valley. Intermittently staffed by the military, with no set schedule. When staffed, passage of Palestinian vehicles is restricted, allowing passage only to Palestinian residents of the Jordan Valley or those with special permits, such as Palestinians employed in settlements. Until October 2012 the crossing of Palestinian vehicles into the Jordan Valley was restricted, and only vehicled registered to Jordan Valley residents were permitted to cross.

Meitar Hebron Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier at a location where it corresponds to the Green Line. Closed to Palestinians, except for holders of entry permits to Israel, and then only on foot.

Nabi Yunis/Halhul-Sa’ir Hebron Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located at the Halhul-Sa’ir intersection, on Route 60. Includes a watch-tower. It is usually open and only infrequently staffed by the military, without a set schedule.

Nahal Oz Gaza Strip Closed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Used for transporting fuel and gas into the Gaza Strip. Closed since 2010.

Nashash/ Efrat North Bethlehem Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Located on the road into Bethlehem. The checkpoint includes a watchtower equipped with four cameras. The watchtower is rarely staffed by the military. The checkpoint also includes a gate across the road to Bethlehem. On rare occasions, the military closes the gate, but it is usually open.
Ni’lin / Modi’in Illit Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, except for holders of entry permits to Israel.

Ofer - Jerusalem Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on Route 443. Staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents.

Police (Shoter) / Hebron DCO / Bab a-Zawiya (56) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Separates the neighborhood of Tel Rumeidah from Area H1 which is under Palestinian security control. Staffed around the clock by the military. Palestinians allowed through only as pedestrians. Closed on some Israeli holidays, when settlers pass through the area. From October 2015 to 2019 only the residents of Tel Rumeideh were allowed through the checkpoint. In 2019 the military expanded and fortified the checkpoint infrastructure, to include a screening room, an observation room and four turnstiles. The checkpoint is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.” Concrete blocks were also added next to it to prevent the passage of Palestinian vehicles.
Qafishah Shfelah Checkpoint Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Installed in early 2017, 50 meters from the guard tower next to the Qafishah building, at one of the entrances to the Tel Rumeideh neighborhood. The checkpoint is staffed around-the-clock by the military and Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The checkpoint infrastructure is fortified and includes an electronic screening room, a fence and a turnstile, and is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.”.
Qalandiya Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Open and staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. The checkpoint has extensive infrastructure and is defined as a terminal. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of East Jerusalem residents and holders of Israeli entry permits, subject to inspection.

Qalqiliyah DCO / Eyal Qalqiliya Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on the Green Line. Staffed by private security companies. Operates from 4:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of holders of Israeli entry permits.

Rafah Gaza Strip Permanently staffed Border Crossing

Used for travel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt. After the Disengagement responsibility for the crossing was handed over to the Palestinian Authority, and the checkpoint was administered by Palestinian and Egyptian security forces supervised by a European Union force. After the abduction of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, the crossing remained largely closed on Israeli orders. Once Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, the EU force left Gaza and the crossing was shut down completely. The crossing was reopened only in November 2011, after the Egyptian uprising. Following the Egyptian coup in 2013, travel through the crossing was cut back.

Rantis / Ofarim Ramallah and al-Bira Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by the military and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of holders of entry permits to Israel.

Salem Jenin Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Serves as the entrance to the Israeli DCO at Salem, where there is a military court, the Land Registry Office, and a small police station. Staffed only during daytime by the military and Border Police. Sujbect to inspection, Palestinians may enter the DCO. During the olive-harvest season and sujbect to coordination with the DCO, Palestinian residents of the village of Zabuba are allowed to cross the checkpoint to reach their lands.

Shani Hebron Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier where it corresponds to the Green Line, at the turn into the settlement of Shani. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of permit-holding Palestinian farmers whose land is west of the Separation Barrier. Crossing into Israel is forbidden, even to people with entry permits.

Shavei Shomron/ Sabastiya Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Located on Route 60, at the eastern entrance to the settlement of Shavei Shomron. Includes a watchtower, a metal gate and concrete blocks. It is generally open and only infrequently staffed by the military with no set schedule. Even when open, only random checks are conducted.
Shufah Tulkarm Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

A checkpoint installed by the military in 2016 between the villages of ‘Izbat Shufah and Shufah, on Route 5615 that runs from southern Tulkarm to Nablus. The checkpoint includes a watchtower. Spot checks of Palestinian vehicles.

Shu’afat Refugee Camp East Jerusalem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier, near Shu'fat Refugee Camp, which is within the city lines of the Jerusalem Municipality but was cut off from the city by the Separation Barrier. Staffed around the clock by Border Police and private security companies. In December 2011, the checkpoint's infrastructure was expanded to that of a terminal. The checkpoint is used by residents of  Shu'fat Refugee Camp and the neighborhood of Ras Khamis to enter Jerusalem. The Ras Khamis Checkpoint which was used for the same purpose was closed in September 2012. In addition, other East Jerusalem residents and residents of ‘Anata who hold entry permits to Israel may also go through. Closed to all other Palestinians.

Sufa Gaza Strip Closed Last Checkpoint before Israel

At different points in time, used for transporting building materials into the Gaza Strip. Closed since March 2011.

Tal Rumeidah (Gilbert) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Staffed by the military around-the-clock. Random checks are conducted of passersby. From 2015 to the beginning of 2019 only residents of Tel Rumeideh were allowed through the checkpoint. Turning left after the checkpoint is permitted only to members of the Abu 'Eishah, Abu Haikal, al-'Aza, and al-Khatib families. The checkpoint infrastructure includes a guard booth.
Tapuah/Za'tara Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

The checkpoint separates the northern West Bank from the southern West Bank. Vehicles traveling to the southern West Bank on Routes 60 and 505 are checked. Partially staffed by the military. Random checks of people passing through the checkpoint.

Tarqumya Hebron Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of holders of Israeli entry permits. Used for tansporting goods between the West Bank and Israel.

Tayasir/The Jordan Valley Tubas Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Intermittently staffed by the military. Had been staffed around the clock until May 2015. Until October 2012 Palestinian vehicles access to the Jordan Valley was restricted, and only vehicles registered to Jordan Valley residents were permitted entry. As of May 2015, the checkpoint is intermittently staffed.

The Bakery / Tomb of the Patriarchs /al-Haram al-Ibrahimi - Southeast Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located near the police station. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. In 2015, the military installed a fence along the street, dividing it lengthwise into a broad, paved road and a narrow, rutted pedestrian pathway., and the police began forbidding Palestinians from walking on the street and directed them to the pathway. In early 2017, the military extended the fence and installed a gate at its end. In 2019, the military replaced the chain link fence with a more decorative fence. As of June 2018, the gate is open from 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. On Israeli holidays the military sometimes does not open the gate at all. The gate is closed at night and it cannot be used to enter or exit the neighborhoods of Gheith, a-Salaimeh and Jaber.
The Bench checkpoint Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located east of the Tomb of the Patriarchs, approximately 30 meters northwest of the Bakery Checkpoint. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. The passage of Palestinians is forbidden. Palestinians are directed to a broken footpath and do not reach the checkpoint at all.
The Pharmacy (Abu a-Rish) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located on a-Sahla Street, south of al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs), near the al-Ibrahimiya School and Abu a-Rish Mosque. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. In 2019, the military expanded and reinforced the checkpoint’s infrastructure, and added a decorative picket fence. The military now defines the checkpoint as “a crossing point with a smart screening station.”
The Soup Kitchen / (Shorabah) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Located west of al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs), across from the offices of the Border Police. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. No passage allowed to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of a handful of families who live on the other side of the checkpoint and were given permits.
The Stairs Checkpoint Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Installed 50 meters west of the Bakery checkpoint. Staffed around-the-clock by Border Police and meant to prevent Palestinians from using the steps leading to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). The checkpoint infrastructure includes a guard booth.
The Tunnels Bethlehem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on Route 60 west of the entrance to Beit Jala. Staffed by the military, Border Police, and private security companies. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of East Jerusalem residents.

Tomb of the Patriarchs - West (1) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located northwest al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). Two security check stations monitor the main entrance to the mosque. Staffed by Border Police and regular police. Everyone who comes to the checkpoint undergoes a security check. Open daily from early morning to 8 P.M. Closed on Israeli holidays. In 2016-2017, the military made renovations to the infrastructure at the checkpoint, adding an electronic screening room and cameras.

Tulkarm / al-Kafriyat Tulkarm Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel A crossing point in the Separation Barrier. Staffed by the military. Open only on Saturdays, from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. Palestinians are not allowed through, with the exception of farmers with entry permits to the seam zone. It is used mostly by Palestinian citizens of Israel traveling to and from Tulkarm
Tulkarm Factories Tulkarm Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier at a point where it follows the Green line, on the old Netanya-Tulkarm road. Staffed by the military. Open from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Palestinian citizens of Israel travelling to Tulkarm from Israel may cross the checkpoint, but not from Tulkarm to Israel.

Turah / Dhaher al-Malih Jenin Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier where it surrounds the Barta'ah enclave. Staffed by the military from 7:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. and from 12:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of villagers from Dhaher al-Malih and Um a-Rihan, and permit-holding farmers from the villages of Ya'bad, Tura, and Nazlat a-Sheikh Zeid whose lands are west of the barrier. Crossing into Israel is forbidden, even for persons with entry permits. Some forty Palestinians are permitted to drive into the enclave to bring food. In addition, the dozens of Palestinians with permits who work in nearby settlements, such as Shaked, Tal Menashe and Hinnanit are allowed to cross the checkpoint. Sometimes closed on Jewish holidays and then the residents have to travel through the Barta'ah Checkpoint.

Wadi al-Ghrus Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Installed in December 2017 between the settlement of Kiryat Arba and the neighborhood of al-Ja’bri. Staffed around the clock by the military. As a rule, Palestinians are allowed to go through, only as pedestrians, from Area H1 to the neighborhood of Wadi al-Ghrus and the other neighborhoods on the other side of the checkpoint, except for 85 residents of the neighborhoods who carry special permits allowing them to go through with their cars. The infrastructure of the checkpoint is reinforced and there is a screening room, a metal fence, four turnstiles and a control room. The military defines the checkpoint as “a crossing point with a smart screening station.”
Wadi al-Ghrus2 Hebron Intermittently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Installed in 2018 about 800 meters north of the Wadi al-Ghrus checkpoint, at the end of ‘Othman Bin ‘Afan Street. The checkpoint infrastructure includes a screening room and two closed gates that prevent the passage of Palestinian vehicles. At this point the checkpoint is not staffed and Palestinians are allowed to go through, only as pedestrians, from Area H1 to the neighborhood of Wadi al-Ghrus and the other neighborhoods on the other side of the checkpoint.

Wadi Fukin/Betar Illit/Tzur Hadassah Bethlehem Permanently staffed Last Checkpoint before Israel

Located on Route 375. Staffed by the military around the clock. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of holders of entry permits to Israel who are allowed to go through on their way back from Israel to Bethlehem.

Worshipers Way/ Wadi a-Nasarah Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron Includes a watch-tower that is staffed around the clock by the military, and a metal gate that prevents the passage of Palestinian vehicles. Palestinians are only allowed to go through as pedestrians.
Ya’bad/Mevo Dotan Jenin Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint Located at the entrance to the settlement of Mevo Dotan, on Route 585. The checkpoint is only rarely staffed by the military. Random inspections of people crossing the checkpoint.
Yitav/al-A'ujah Jericho Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located northwest of Jericho, between the village of 'Ein a-Duyuk and the al-Mu’arajat road. Controls movement to and from Jericho through its western entrance. The checkpoint is intermittently staffed by the military, without a set schedule. Until October 2012, the crossing of Palestinian vehicles to the Jordan Valley was restricted; only vehicles registered to Jordan Valley residents were permitted to cross. In early 2013 soldiers randomly permit Palestinians to cross to Wadi al-A'ujah.

Yizhar-Huwara Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on Route 60, just north of Huwara. Includes concrete blocks, but is generally open and only rarely staffed, with no set schedule.

Yizhar-Jit Nablus Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on Route 60, between Yizhar Junction and Jit. The checkpoint is generally open, and only rarely staffed, with no set schedule.

Zabdah / Barta’ah / Rihan Jenin Permanently staffed/ goods Last Checkpoint before Israel

A crossing point in the Separation Barrier which surrounds the Barta'ah enclave. Staffed by the military and private security companies from 5:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Closed to Palestinians, except for East Jerusalem residents and residents of the villages of Barta’ah, Um a-Rihan, and Dhaher al-Malih, which are west of the Separation Barrier. Checkpoint closed even to Palestinians with entry permits to Israel. Passage of goods at the checkpoint requires advance coordination, and restrictions are imposed on the number of vehicles transporting goods, the quantity of goods and their packaging (which must enable electronic inspection).

Zufin Qalqiliya Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Closed to Palestinians with the exception of farmers with permits.

‘Anabta/'Einav (eastern entrance) Tulkarm Intermittently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Situated on Route 557, at the eastern entrance to ‘Anabta. Includes a permanently staffed watch-tower, but the checkpoint itself is open and only rarely staffed, with no set schedule.

‘Awarta Nablus Permanently staffed Internal Checkpoint

Located on the intersection between Routes 5077 and 555. Staffed by the military. The checkpoint includes a watchtower and a gate. Palestinians are not allowed through.