List appRoleAssignments granted for a service principal

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve a list of appRoleAssignment that users, groups, or client service principals have been granted for the given resource service principal.

For example, if the resource service principal is the service principal for the Microsoft Graph API, this will return all service principals that have been granted any app-only permissions to Microsoft Graph.

If the resource service principal is an application that has app roles granted to users and groups, this will return all the users and groups assigned app roles for this application.

Note This request might have replication delays for app role assignments that were recently granted or removed.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Application.Read.All Application.ReadWrite.All, Directory.Read.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Application.Read.All Application.ReadWrite.All, Application.ReadWrite.OwnedBy, Directory.Read.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All

For delegated scenarios, the calling user needs at least one of the following Microsoft Entra roles.

  • Directory Synchronization Accounts
  • Directory Writer
  • Hybrid Identity Administrator
  • Identity Governance Administrator
  • Privileged Role Administrator
  • User Administrator
  • Application Administrator
  • Cloud Application Administrator

HTTP request

You can address the service principal using either its id or appId. id and appId are referred to as the Object ID and Application (Client) ID, respectively, in app registrations in the Microsoft Entra admin center.

GET /servicePrincipals/{id}/appRoleAssignedTo
GET /servicePrincipals(appId='{appId}')/appRoleAssignedTo

Optional query parameters

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

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


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



The following is an example of the request to retrieve the app roles assignments that have been granted for a given resource service principal.



Here 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

  "@odata.context": "$metadata#servicePrincipals('8e881353-1735-45af-af21-ee1344582a4d')/appRoleAssignedTo",
  "value": [
      "id": "41W1zT6z1U-kJxf62svfp1HFE8pMZhxDun-ThPczmJE",
      "deletedDateTime": null,
      "appRoleId": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "createdDateTime": "2021-02-02T04:22:45.9480566Z",
      "principalDisplayName": "MOD Administrator",
      "principalId": "cdb555e3-b33e-4fd5-a427-17fadacbdfa7",
      "principalType": "User",
      "resourceDisplayName": "dxprovisioning-graphapi-client",
      "resourceId": "8e881353-1735-45af-af21-ee1344582a4d"