Create delegatedPermissionClassification

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Classify a delegated permission by adding a delegatedPermissionClassification to the servicePrincipal representing the API.

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) Policy.ReadWrite.PermissionGrant Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Policy.ReadWrite.PermissionGrant Not available.

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.

POST /servicePrincipals/{id}/delegatedPermissionClassifications
POST /servicePrincipals(appId='{appId}')/delegatedPermissionClassifications

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of an delegatedPermissionClassification object.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and an delegatedPermissionClassification object in the response body.



In the following example, the delegated permission "User.Read" is being classified "low".

Content-Type: application/json

  "permissionId": "e1fe6dd8-ba31-4d61-89e7-88639da4683d",
  "permissionName": "User.Read",
  "classification": "low"


The following example shows the response.

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

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

  "id": "2G3-4TG6YU2J54hjnaRoPQE",
  "permissionId": "e1fe6dd8-ba31-4d61-89e7-88639da4683d",
  "permissionName": "User.Read",
  "classification": "low"