AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns the URL of an existing queue. This action provides a simple way to retrieve the URL of an Amazon SQS queue.

To access a queue that belongs to another AWS account, use the QueueOwnerAWSAccountId parameter to specify the account ID of the queue's owner. The queue's owner must grant you permission to access the queue. For more information about shared queue access, see AddPermission or see Shared Queues in the Amazon Simple Queue Service Developer Guide.


For .NET Core, PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to GetQueueUrlAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.SQS
Assembly: AWSSDK.SQS.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract GetQueueUrlResponse GetQueueUrl(
         GetQueueUrlRequest request
Type: Amazon.SQS.Model.GetQueueUrlRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the GetQueueUrl service method.

Return Value
The response from the GetQueueUrl service method, as returned by SQS.


QueueDoesNotExistException The queue referred to doesn't exist.


This example shows how to get a queue URL.

Get queue URL example

var client = new AmazonSQSClient();

var request = new GetQueueUrlRequest
  QueueName = "MyTestQueue",
  QueueOwnerAWSAccountId = "80398EXAMPLE"

var response = client.GetQueueUrl(request);

Console.WriteLine("Queue URL: " + response.QueueUrl);

The following example retrieves the queue ARN.

Retrieve queue attributes from an SQS queue

var response = client.GetQueueUrl(new GetQueueUrlRequest 
    QueueName = "MyQueue",
    QueueOwnerAWSAccountId = "12345678910"

string queueUrl = response.QueueUrl;


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

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