Method: subscriptions.insert

Creates or transfer a subscription.

Create a subscription for a customer's account that you ordered using the Order a new customer account method. For more information about creating a subscription for different payment plans, see manage subscriptions.\

If you did not order the customer's account using the customer insert method, use the customer's customerAuthToken when creating a subscription for that customer.

If transferring a G Suite subscription with an associated Google Drive or Google Vault subscription, use the batch operation to transfer all of these subscriptions. For more information, see how to transfer subscriptions.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Either the customer's primary domain name or the customer's unique identifier. If using the domain name, we do not recommend using a customerId as a key for persistent data. If the domain name for a customerId is changed, the Google system automatically updates.

Query parameters



The customerAuthToken query string is required when creating a resold account that transfers a direct customer's subscription or transfers another reseller customer's subscription to your reseller management. This is a hexadecimal authentication token needed to complete the subscription transfer. For more information, see the administrator help center.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Subscription.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Subscription.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the OAuth 2.0 Overview.