Chime / Client / get_user



Retrieves details for the specified user ID, such as primary email address, license type,and personal meeting PIN.

To retrieve user details with an email address instead of a user ID, use the ListUsers action, and then filter by email address.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_user(
  • AccountId (string) –


    The Amazon Chime account ID.

  • UserId (string) –


    The user ID.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'User': {
        'UserId': 'string',
        'AccountId': 'string',
        'PrimaryEmail': 'string',
        'PrimaryProvisionedNumber': 'string',
        'DisplayName': 'string',
        'LicenseType': 'Basic'|'Plus'|'Pro'|'ProTrial',
        'UserType': 'PrivateUser'|'SharedDevice',
        'UserRegistrationStatus': 'Unregistered'|'Registered'|'Suspended',
        'UserInvitationStatus': 'Pending'|'Accepted'|'Failed',
        'RegisteredOn': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
        'InvitedOn': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
        'AlexaForBusinessMetadata': {
            'IsAlexaForBusinessEnabled': True|False,
            'AlexaForBusinessRoomArn': 'string'
        'PersonalPIN': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • User (dict) –

      The user details.

      • UserId (string) –

        The user ID.

      • AccountId (string) –

        The Amazon Chime account ID.

      • PrimaryEmail (string) –

        The primary email address of the user.

      • PrimaryProvisionedNumber (string) –

        The primary phone number associated with the user.

      • DisplayName (string) –

        The display name of the user.

      • LicenseType (string) –

        The license type for the user.

      • UserType (string) –

        The user type.

      • UserRegistrationStatus (string) –

        The user registration status.

      • UserInvitationStatus (string) –

        The user invite status.

      • RegisteredOn (datetime) –

        Date and time when the user is registered, in ISO 8601 format.

      • InvitedOn (datetime) –

        Date and time when the user is invited to the Amazon Chime account, in ISO 8601 format.

      • AlexaForBusinessMetadata (dict) –

        The Alexa for Business metadata.

        • IsAlexaForBusinessEnabled (boolean) –

          Starts or stops Alexa for Business.

        • AlexaForBusinessRoomArn (string) –

          The ARN of the room resource.

      • PersonalPIN (string) –

        The user’s personal meeting PIN.


  • Chime.Client.exceptions.UnauthorizedClientException

  • Chime.Client.exceptions.NotFoundException

  • Chime.Client.exceptions.ForbiddenException

  • Chime.Client.exceptions.BadRequestException

  • Chime.Client.exceptions.ThrottledClientException

  • Chime.Client.exceptions.ServiceUnavailableException

  • Chime.Client.exceptions.ServiceFailureException