ClaimPhoneNumber - Amazon Connect


Claims an available phone number to your Amazon Connect instance or traffic distribution group. You can call this API only in the same AWS Region where the Amazon Connect instance or traffic distribution group was created.

For more information about how to use this operation, see Claim a phone number in your country and Claim phone numbers to traffic distribution groups in the Amazon Connect Administrator Guide.


You can call the SearchAvailablePhoneNumbers API for available phone numbers that you can claim. Call the DescribePhoneNumber API to verify the status of a previous ClaimPhoneNumber operation.

Request Syntax

POST /phone-number/claim HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "ClientToken": "string", "PhoneNumber": "string", "PhoneNumberDescription": "string", "Tags": { "string" : "string" }, "TargetArn": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


A unique, case-sensitive identifier that you provide to ensure the idempotency of the request. If not provided, the AWS SDK populates this field. For more information about idempotency, see Making retries safe with idempotent APIs.

Pattern: ^[a-f0-9]{8}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{12}$

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 500.

Required: No


The phone number you want to claim. Phone numbers are formatted [+] [country code] [subscriber number including area code].

Type: String

Pattern: \\+[1-9]\\d{1,14}$

Required: Yes


The description of the phone number.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 500.

Pattern: ^[\W\S_]*

Required: No


The tags used to organize, track, or control access for this resource. For example, { "tags": {"key1":"value1", "key2":"value2"} }.

Type: String to string map

Map Entries: Maximum number of 50 items.

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

Key Pattern: ^(?!aws:)[a-zA-Z+-=._:/]+$

Value Length Constraints: Maximum length of 256.

Required: No


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for Amazon Connect instances or traffic distribution groups that phone numbers are claimed to.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "PhoneNumberArn": "string", "PhoneNumberId": "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 phone number.

Type: String


A unique identifier for the phone number.

Type: String


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


You do not have sufficient permissions to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An entity with the same name already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409


Request processing failed because of an error or failure with the service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


One or more of the specified parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The throttling limit has been exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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