SendCustomVerificationEmail - Amazon Simple Email Service


Adds an email address to the list of identities for your Amazon SES account in the current AWS Region and attempts to verify it. As a result of executing this operation, a customized verification email is sent to the specified address.

To use this operation, you must first create a custom verification email template. For more information about creating and using custom verification email templates, see Using Custom Verification Email Templates in the Amazon SES Developer Guide.

You can execute this operation no more than once per second.

Request Parameters

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


Name of a configuration set to use when sending the verification email.

Type: String

Required: No


The email address to verify.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The name of the custom verification email template to use when sending the verification email.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The unique message identifier returned from the SendCustomVerificationEmail operation.

Type: String


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


Indicates that the configuration set does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that a custom verification email template with the name you specified does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that the sender address specified for a custom verification email is not verified, and is therefore not eligible to send the custom verification email.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that the action failed, and the message could not be sent. Check the error stack for more information about what caused the error.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that the account has not been granted production access.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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