delete /V1/addresses/{addressId}

This is the Delete Address REST API in Magento 2.

It works with admin token , but not with customer token.

I think it should be working with customer token as customer should have rights to delete his own addresses stored.

This API has access permission for Resource : Magento_Customer::manage

This resource permission should be working with customer token, isn't it ?

Does anybody having the same issue ?

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Customer token CANNOT access customerAddressRepositoryV1 so your API doesn't work on customer token. This is how swagger looks after inserting a customer token: enter image description here

If customer wants to modify/delete customer address, we can use PUT /V1/customer/me. Although it doesn't list on swagger(Confirmed: it's a bug), it tested and successful on my 2.1.7 EE + POSTMAN. Here is a sample JSON for using PUT /V1/customer/me:

  "customer": {
    "email": "your_email",
    "firstname": "your_firstname",
    "lastname": "your_lastname",
    "website_id": 1,
    "addresses": [


Of course, you have to add token on header.

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    Thanks for your efforts.. I found that if there is a resource Magento_Customer::manage applied on webapi.xml , it indicates that we need to use admin token. And if Magento_Customer::customer resource is applied in any API, we can use customer token. – Vaibhav Munjpara Aug 20 '17 at 7:18
  • So i needed to use admin token. But I think my question can be considered as an enhancement for magento team. as customer should have rights to delete his own address with customer token. Thanks again... – Vaibhav Munjpara Aug 20 '17 at 7:20
  • Yes I think it should be an enhancement on it. BTW if my workaround works please accept my answer :) – PY Yick Aug 20 '17 at 10:49

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