AWS Cost Explorer Service
Cost Management APIs


Creates a subscriber. You must create the associated budget and notification before you create the subscriber.

Request Syntax

{ "AccountId": "string", "BudgetName": "string", "Notification": { "ComparisonOperator": "string", "NotificationType": "string", "Threshold": number, "ThresholdType": "string" }, "Subscriber": { "Address": "string", "SubscriptionType": "string" } }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The accountId associated with the budget that you want to create a subscriber for.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Required: Yes


The name of the budget that you want to subscribe to. Budget names must be unique within an account.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [^:\\]+

Required: Yes


The notification that you want to create a subscriber for.

Type: Notification object

Required: Yes


The subscriber that you want to associate with a budget notification.

Type: Subscriber object

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


You've exceeded the notification or subscriber limit.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The budget name already exists. Budget names must be unique within an account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An error on the server occurred during the processing of your request. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An error on the client occurred. Typically, the cause is an invalid input value.

HTTP Status Code: 400


We can’t locate the resource that you specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The following is a sample request of the CreateSubscriber operation.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: awsbudgets.<region>.<domain> x-amz-Date: <Date> Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<Credential>, SignedHeaders=contenttype;date;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target;x-amzn-requestid,Signature=<Signature> User-Agent: <UserAgentString> Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes> Connection: Keep-Alive X-Amz-Target: AWSBudgetServiceGateway.CreateSubscriber { "AccountId": "111122223333", "BudgetName": "Example Budget", "Notification": { "ComparisonOperator": "GREATER_THAN", "NotificationType": "ACTUAL", "Threshold": 80, "ThresholdType": "PERCENTAGE" }, "Subscribers": [ { "Address": "", "SubscriptionType": "EMAIL" } ] }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: