CreateContact - Amazon Simple Email Service


Creates a contact, which is an end-user who is receiving the email, and adds them to a contact list.

Request Syntax

POST /v2/email/contact-lists/ContactListName/contacts HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "AttributesData": "string", "EmailAddress": "string", "TopicPreferences": [ { "SubscriptionStatus": "string", "TopicName": "string" } ], "UnsubscribeAll": boolean }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of the contact list to which the contact should be added.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The attribute data attached to a contact.

Type: String

Required: No


The contact's email address.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The contact's preferences for being opted-in to or opted-out of topics.

Type: Array of TopicPreference objects

Required: No


A boolean value status noting if the contact is unsubscribed from all contact list topics.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

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.


The resource specified in your request already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The input you provided is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The resource you attempted to access doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Too many requests have been made to the operation.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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