Subscriptions: insert

Requires authorization

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Create a subscription for a customer's account that you ordered using the Order a new customer account method. For more information about creating a subscription for different payment plans, see manage subscriptions.

If you did not order the customer's account using the customer insert method, use the customer's customerAuthToken when creating a subscription for that customer.

If transferring a G Suite subscription with an associated Google Drive or Google Vault subscription, use the batch operation to transfer all of these subscriptions. For more information, see how to transfer subscriptions.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
customerId string Either the customer's primary domain name or the customer's unique identifier. If using the domain name, we do not recommend using a customerId as a key for persistent data. If the domain name for a customerId is changed, the Google system automatically updates.
Optional query parameters
customerAuthToken string The customerAuthToken query string is required when creating a resold account that transfers a direct customer's subscription or transfers another reseller customer's subscription to your reseller management. This is a hexadecimal authentication token needed to complete the subscription transfer. For more information, see the administrator help center.


This request requires authorization with the following scope (read more about authentication and authorization).


Request body

In the request body, supply a Subscriptions resource.


If successful, this method returns a Subscriptions resource in the response body.

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