List Policies assigned to Application or Service Principal


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Get the policy objects assigned to an application or service principal.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Directory.Read.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Directory.Read.All

HTTP request

GET /applications/{id}/policies

Note: The "id" in the request is the "id" property of the application or service principal, not the "appid" property.

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns 200 OK response code and policy objects in the response body. If unsuccessful, a 4xx error will be returned with specific details.


The following example retrieves the policies assigned to an application.


Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Cache-Control: private
Content-Type: application/json