Returns the requested sending authorization policies for the given identity (an email address or a domain). The policies are returned as a map of policy names to policy contents. You can retrieve a maximum of 20 policies at a time.


This API is for the identity owner only. If you have not verified the identity, this API will return 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.get_email_identity_policies(
EmailIdentity (string) --


The email identity.

Return type
Response Syntax
    'Policies': {
        'string': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --

    Identity policies associated with email identity.

    • Policies (dict) --

      A map of policy names to policies.

      • (string) --

        The name of the policy.

        The policy name cannot exceed 64 characters and can only include alphanumeric characters, dashes, and underscores.

        • (string) --

          The text of the policy in JSON format. The policy cannot exceed 4 KB.

          For information about the syntax of sending authorization policies, see the Amazon SES Developer Guide.


  • SESV2.Client.exceptions.NotFoundException
  • SESV2.Client.exceptions.TooManyRequestsException
  • SESV2.Client.exceptions.BadRequestException