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REST API: Customer Addresses

URI: /customers/:customer_id/addresses

Allows you to manage existing customer addresses.

URL Structure: http://magentohost/api/rest/customers/:customer_id/addresses
Version: 1

HTTP Method: GET /customers/:customer_id/addresses

Description: Allows you to retrieve the list of existing customer addresses.
Notes: The list of attributes that will be returned for customer addresses is configured in the Magento Admin Panel. The Customer user type has access only to his/her own addresses. Also, Admin can add additional non-system customer address attributes by selecting Customers > Attributes > Manage Customer Address Attributes (available only in Magento Enterprise Edition). If these attributes are set as visible on frontend, they will be returned in the response.

Authentication: Admin, Customer
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Example:

Response Body:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>2</entity_id>
    <firstname>John</firstname>
    <lastname>Doe</lastname>
    <city>PA</city>
    <region>Palau</region>
    <postcode>19103</postcode>
    <country_id>US</country_id>
    <telephone>610-634-1181</telephone>
    <prefix>Dr.</prefix>
    <middlename></middlename>
    <suffix>Jr.</suffix>
    <company></company>
    <fax></fax>
    <vat_id>123456789</vat_id>
    <street>
      <data_item>2356 Jody Road Philadelphia</data_item>
      <data_item>844 Jefferson Street; 4510 Willis Avenue</data_item>
    </street>
    <is_default_billing>1</is_default_billing>
    <is_default_shipping>1</is_default_shipping>
  </data_item>
</magento_api>

Notes: If the customer has more than two street addresses, they will be returned in the following form: first address in the first string and all other addresses in the second string separated with a semicolon (like in the example above).

HTTP Method: POST /customers/:customer_id/addresses

Description: Allows you to create a new address for the required customer.
Notes: The Customer user type can create addresses only for themselves.

When adding a street address for the customer, it should look like the following:

<street>
    <data_item>street address 1</data_item>
    <data_item>street address 2</data_item>
    <data_item>street address 3</data_item>
</street>

Authentication: Admin, Customer
Default Format: XML

Parameters:

Name Description Required Type Example Value
firstname Customer first name required string John
lastname Customer last name required
string Doe
street
Customer street address. There can be more than one street address. required
string 2800 Watson Lane
city
Name of the city required
string Asheville
country_id
Name of the country required
string US
region Region name or code required for countries with regions (USA, Canada, etc.) string Palau
postcode
Customer ZIP/postal code required
string 28803
telephone
Customer phone number required
string 828-775-0519

Example:

Request Body:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
    <firstname>Johny</firstname>
    <lastname>Doe</lastname>
    <city>PA</city>
    <region>Palau</region>
    <postcode>19103</postcode>
    <country_id>US</country_id>
    <telephone>611-634-1181</telephone>
    <street>
      <data_item>2354 Jody Road Philadelphia</data_item>
      <data_item>844 Jefferson Street; 4510 Willis Avenue</data_item>
    </street>
</magento_api>
HTTP Method: PUT /customers/:customer_id/addresses

Description: Not allowed.

HTTP Method: DELETE /customers/:customer_id/addresses

Description: Not allowed.

URI: /customers/addresses/:address_id

Allows you to manage an existing customer address.

URL Structure: http://magentohost/api/rest/customers/addresses/:address_id
Version: 1

HTTP Method: GET /customers/addresses/:address_id

Description: Allows you to retrieve an existing customer address.
Notes: The list of attributes that will be returned for customer address is configured in the Magento Admin Panel. The Customer user type has access only to his/her own addresses. Also, Admin can add additional non-system customer address attributes by selecting Customers > Attributes > Manage Customer Address Attributes (available only in Magento Enterprise Edition). If these attributes are set as visible on frontend, they will be returned in the response.

Authentication: Admin, Customer
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Example:

Response Body:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <entity_id>2</entity_id>
  <firstname>John</firstname>
  <lastname>Doe</lastname>
  <city>PA</city>
  <region>Palau</region>
  <postcode>19103</postcode>
  <country_id>US</country_id>
  <telephone>610-634-1181</telephone>
  <prefix>Dr.</prefix>
  <middlename></middlename>
  <suffix>Jr.</suffix>
  <company></company>
  <fax></fax>
  <vat_id>123456789</vat_id>
  <street>
    <data_item>2356 Jody Road Philadelphia</data_item>
    <data_item>844 Jefferson Street; 4510 Willis Avenue</data_item>
  </street>
  <is_default_billing>1</is_default_billing>
  <is_default_shipping>1</is_default_shipping>
</magento_api>
HTTP Method: POST /customers/addresses/:address_id

Description: Not allowed.

HTTP Method: PUT /customers/addresses/:address_id

Description: Allows you to update an existing customer address.
Notes: The list of attributes that will be updated for customer address is configured in the Magento Admin Panel. The Customer user type has access only to his/her own addresses.

If you want to add more addresses, it should look like the following:

<street>
    <data_item>street address 1</data_item>
    <data_item>street address 2</data_item>
    <data_item>street address 3</data_item>
</street>

Authentication: Admin, Customer
Default Format: XML

Example:

Request Body:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <firstname>Johny</firstname>
  <lastname>Doe</lastname>
  <city>PA</city>
  <region>Palau</region>
  <postcode>19103</postcode>
  <country_id>US</country_id>
  <telephone>610-634-1181</telephone>
  <street>
    <data_item>2356 Jody Road Philadelphia</data_item>
    <data_item>844 Jefferson Street</data_item>
  </street>
  <is_default_billing>1</is_default_billing>
  <is_default_shipping>1</is_default_shipping>
</magento_api>
HTTP Method: DELETE /customers/addresses/:address_id

Description: Allows you to delete an existing customer address.
Notes: The Customer user type can delete only his/her own addresses.

Authentication: Admin, Customer
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Example:

Possible HTTP Status Codes

Status Code Message Description
405 Resource method not implemented yet. The required method is not implemented or not allowed.
404 Resource not found.
The specified resource is not found or does not exist.
400 Invalid country identifier type The <country_id> value is passed not as a string type.
400 <value name> is a required value.
The specified value is a required one.
400 Country does not exist
The specified country does not exist.
400 Country is required The <country_id> value is required.
400 Country is not between '2' and '3' inclusively.
The country code is not in the range of 2 and 3 symbols inclusively.
400 Invalid State/Province type
The <region> value is invalid (value is empty or passed as an array)
400 State/Province is required
The <region> value is required for the specified country.
400 State/Province is invalid
The entered value for <region> is invalid. It must be the region code (TX) or region name (Texas).
400 State/Province does not exist
The specified region does not exist (only for the country with predefined regions).
400 Address is default for customer so is not allowed to be deleted
The address cannot be deleted because it is set as a default one for billing or shipping.