List transitiveMemberOf

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Get groups that this organizational contact is a member of. The API request is transitive, and returns all groups the organizational contact is a nested member of.


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) OrgContact.Read.All and Group.Read.All, Directory.Read.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application OrgContact.Read.All and Group.Read.All, Directory.Read.All

HTTP request

GET /contacts/{id}/transitiveMemberOf

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $select OData query parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of directoryObject objects in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.



The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "value": [
      "@odata.type": "",
      "id": "id-value",
      "createdDateTime": null,
      "description": "All users at the company",
      "displayName": "All Users",
      "groupTypes": [],
      "mailEnabled": false,
      "securityEnabled": true,