Method: projects.locations.queues.create

Creates a queue.

Queues created with this method allow tasks to live for a maximum of 31 days. After a task is 31 days old, the task will be deleted regardless of whether it was dispatched or not.

WARNING: Using this method may have unintended side effects if you are using an App Engine queue.yaml or queue.xml file to manage your queues. Read Overview of Queue Management and queue.yaml before using this method.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The location name in which the queue will be created. For example: projects/PROJECT_ID/locations/LOCATION_ID

The list of allowed locations can be obtained by calling Cloud Tasks' implementation of locations.list.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource parent:

  • cloudtasks.queues.create

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Queue.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.