Get administrativeUnit

Retrieve the properties and relationships of an administrativeUnit object.

Since the administrativeUnit resource supports extensions, you can also use the GET operation to get custom properties and extension data in an administrativeUnit instance.


The following scopes are required to execute this API: Directory.Read.All or Directory.ReadWrite.All or Directory.AccessAsUser.All.

HTTP request

GET /administrativeUnits/{id}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer . Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and administrativeUnit object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 134

  "displayName": "displayName-value",
  "description": "description-value",
  "visibility": "visibility-value",
  "id": "id-value"

See also