SES / Client / list_identity_policies



Returns a list of sending authorization policies that are attached to the given identity (an email address or a domain). This operation returns only a list. To get the actual policy content, use GetIdentityPolicies.


This operation is for the identity owner only. If you have not verified the identity, it returns an error.

Sending authorization is a feature that enables an identity owner to authorize other senders to use its identities. For information about using sending authorization, see the Amazon SES Developer Guide.

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

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.list_identity_policies(

Identity (string) –


The identity that is associated with the policy for which the policies are listed. You can specify an identity by using its name or by using its Amazon Resource Name (ARN). Examples:,, arn:aws:ses:us-east-1:123456789012:identity/

To successfully call this operation, you must own the identity.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'PolicyNames': [

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    A list of names of sending authorization policies that apply to an identity.

    • PolicyNames (list) –

      A list of names of policies that apply to the specified identity.

      • (string) –


The following example returns a list of sending authorization policies that are attached to an identity:

response = client.list_identity_policies(


Expected Output:

    'PolicyNames': [
    'ResponseMetadata': {
        '...': '...',