CreateBillingGroup - AWS Billing Conductor


Creates a billing group that resembles a consolidated billing family that AWS charges, based off of the predefined pricing plan computation.

Request Syntax

POST /create-billing-group HTTP/1.1 X-Amzn-Client-Token: ClientToken Content-type: application/json { "AccountGrouping": { "AutoAssociate": boolean, "LinkedAccountIds": [ "string" ] }, "ComputationPreference": { "PricingPlanArn": "string" }, "Description": "string", "Name": "string", "PrimaryAccountId": "string", "Tags": { "string" : "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The token that is needed to support idempotency. Idempotency isn't currently supported, but will be implemented in a future update.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9-]+

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The set of accounts that will be under the billing group. The set of accounts resemble the linked accounts in a consolidated billing family.

Type: AccountGrouping object

Required: Yes


The preferences and settings that will be used to compute the AWS charges for a billing group.

Type: ComputationPreference object

Required: Yes


The description of the billing group.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: No


The billing group name. The names must be unique.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_\+=\.\-@]+

Required: Yes


The account ID that serves as the main account in a billing group.

Type: String

Pattern: [0-9]{12}

Required: No


A map that contains tag keys and tag values that are attached to a billing group. This feature isn't available during the beta.

Type: String to string map

Map Entries: Maximum number of 200 items.

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Value Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 256.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "Arn": "string" }

Response Elements

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

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the created billing group.

Type: String

Pattern: (arn:aws(-cn)?:billingconductor::[0-9]{12}:billinggroup/)?[0-9]{12}


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


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


You can cause an inconsistent state by updating or deleting a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 409


An unexpected error occurred while processing a request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request would cause a service limit to exceed.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The input doesn't match with the constraints specified by AWS services.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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