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REST API endpoints for pull request reviews

Use the REST API to interact with pull request reviews.

About pull request reviews

Pull Request Reviews are groups of pull request review comments on a pull request, grouped together with a state and optional body comment.

List reviews for a pull request

Lists all reviews for a specified pull request. The list of reviews returns in chronological order.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List reviews for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (read)

This endpoint can be used without authentication or the aforementioned permissions if only public resources are requested.

Parameters for "List reviews for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

page integer

The page number of the results to fetch. For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes for "List reviews for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

The list of reviews returns in chronological order.

Code samples for "List reviews for a pull request"

Request example

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews

The list of reviews returns in chronological order.

Status: 200
[ { "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "Here is the body for the review.", "state": "APPROVED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" } ]

Create a review for a pull request

Creates a review on a specified pull request.

This endpoint triggers notifications. Creating content too quickly using this endpoint may result in secondary rate limiting. For more information, see "Rate limits for the API" and "Best practices for using the REST API."

Pull request reviews created in the PENDING state are not submitted and therefore do not include the submitted_at property in the response. To create a pending review for a pull request, leave the event parameter blank. For more information about submitting a PENDING review, see "Submit a review for a pull request."

Note: To comment on a specific line in a file, you need to first determine the position of that line in the diff. To see a pull request diff, add the application/vnd.github.v3.diff media type to the Accept header of a call to the Get a pull request endpoint.

The position value equals the number of lines down from the first "@@" hunk header in the file you want to add a comment. The line just below the "@@" line is position 1, the next line is position 2, and so on. The position in the diff continues to increase through lines of whitespace and additional hunks until the beginning of a new file.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Create a review for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (write)

Parameters for "Create a review for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
commit_id string

The SHA of the commit that needs a review. Not using the latest commit SHA may render your review comment outdated if a subsequent commit modifies the line you specify as the position. Defaults to the most recent commit in the pull request when you do not specify a value.

body string

Required when using REQUEST_CHANGES or COMMENT for the event parameter. The body text of the pull request review.

event string

The review action you want to perform. The review actions include: APPROVE, REQUEST_CHANGES, or COMMENT. By leaving this blank, you set the review action state to PENDING, which means you will need to submit the pull request review when you are ready.

Can be one of: APPROVE, REQUEST_CHANGES, COMMENT

comments array of objects

Use the following table to specify the location, destination, and contents of the draft review comment.

Name, Type, Description
path string Required

The relative path to the file that necessitates a review comment.

position integer

The position in the diff where you want to add a review comment. Note this value is not the same as the line number in the file. The position value equals the number of lines down from the first "@@" hunk header in the file you want to add a comment. The line just below the "@@" line is position 1, the next line is position 2, and so on. The position in the diff continues to increase through lines of whitespace and additional hunks until the beginning of a new file.

body string Required

Text of the review comment.

line integer
side string
start_line integer
start_side string

HTTP response status codes for "Create a review for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

403

Forbidden

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Create a review for a pull request"

Request example

post/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews
curl -L \ -X POST \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews \ -d '{"commit_id":"ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091","body":"This is close to perfect! Please address the suggested inline change.","event":"REQUEST_CHANGES","comments":[{"path":"file.md","position":6,"body":"Please add more information here, and fix this typo."}]}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "This is close to perfect! Please address the suggested inline change.", "state": "CHANGES_REQUESTED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" }

Get a review for a pull request

Retrieves a pull request review by its ID.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Get a review for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (read)

This endpoint can be used without authentication or the aforementioned permissions if only public resources are requested.

Parameters for "Get a review for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

review_id integer Required

The unique identifier of the review.

HTTP response status codes for "Get a review for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

Code samples for "Get a review for a pull request"

Request example

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews/{review_id}
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews/REVIEW_ID

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "Here is the body for the review.", "state": "APPROVED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" }

Update a review for a pull request

Updates the contents of a specified review summary comment.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Update a review for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (write)

Parameters for "Update a review for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

review_id integer Required

The unique identifier of the review.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
body string Required

The body text of the pull request review.

HTTP response status codes for "Update a review for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Update a review for a pull request"

Request example

put/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews/{review_id}
curl -L \ -X PUT \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews/REVIEW_ID \ -d '{"body":"This is close to perfect! Please address the suggested inline change. And add more about this."}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "This is close to perfect! Please address the suggested inline change. And add more about this.", "state": "CHANGES_REQUESTED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" }

Delete a pending review for a pull request

Deletes a pull request review that has not been submitted. Submitted reviews cannot be deleted.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Delete a pending review for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (write)

Parameters for "Delete a pending review for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

review_id integer Required

The unique identifier of the review.

HTTP response status codes for "Delete a pending review for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Delete a pending review for a pull request"

Request example

delete/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews/{review_id}
curl -L \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews/REVIEW_ID

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "This is close to perfect! Please address the suggested inline change.", "state": "CHANGES_REQUESTED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" }

List comments for a pull request review

Lists comments for a specific pull request review.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List comments for a pull request review"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (read)

This endpoint can be used without authentication or the aforementioned permissions if only public resources are requested.

Parameters for "List comments for a pull request review"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

review_id integer Required

The unique identifier of the review.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

page integer

The page number of the results to fetch. For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes for "List comments for a pull request review"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

Code samples for "List comments for a pull request review"

Request example

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews/{review_id}/comments
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews/REVIEW_ID/comments

Response

Status: 200
[ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/comments/1", "pull_request_review_id": 42, "id": 10, "node_id": "MDI0OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3Q29tbWVudDEw", "diff_hunk": "@@ -16,33 +16,40 @@ public class Connection : IConnection...", "path": "file1.txt", "position": 1, "original_position": 4, "commit_id": "6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e", "original_commit_id": "9c48853fa3dc5c1c3d6f1f1cd1f2743e72652840", "in_reply_to_id": 8, "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "Great stuff!", "created_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z", "updated_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/1#discussion-diff-1", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/1", "author_association": "NONE", "_links": { "self": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/comments/1" }, "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/1#discussion-diff-1" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/1" } } } ]

Dismiss a review for a pull request

Dismisses a specified review on a pull request.

Note: To dismiss a pull request review on a protected branch, you must be a repository administrator or be included in the list of people or teams who can dismiss pull request reviews.

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Dismiss a review for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (write)

Parameters for "Dismiss a review for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

review_id integer Required

The unique identifier of the review.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
message string Required

The message for the pull request review dismissal

event string

Value: DISMISS

HTTP response status codes for "Dismiss a review for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Dismiss a review for a pull request"

Request example

put/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews/{review_id}/dismissals
curl -L \ -X PUT \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews/REVIEW_ID/dismissals \ -d '{"message":"You are dismissed","event":"DISMISS"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "Here is the body for the review.", "state": "DISMISSED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" }

Submit a review for a pull request

Submits a pending review for a pull request. For more information about creating a pending review for a pull request, see "Create a review for a pull request."

This endpoint supports the following custom media types. For more information, see "Media types."

  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.raw+json: Returns the raw markdown body. Response will include body. This is the default if you do not pass any specific media type.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.text+json: Returns a text only representation of the markdown body. Response will include body_text.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.html+json: Returns HTML rendered from the body's markdown. Response will include body_html.
  • application/vnd.github-commitcomment.full+json: Returns raw, text, and HTML representations. Response will include body, body_text, and body_html.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Submit a review for a pull request"

This endpoint works with the following fine-grained token types:

The fine-grained token must have the following permission set:

  • "Pull requests" repository permissions (write)

Parameters for "Submit a review for a pull request"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
owner string Required

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Required

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

pull_number integer Required

The number that identifies the pull request.

review_id integer Required

The unique identifier of the review.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
body string

The body text of the pull request review

event string Required

The review action you want to perform. The review actions include: APPROVE, REQUEST_CHANGES, or COMMENT. When you leave this blank, the API returns HTTP 422 (Unrecognizable entity) and sets the review action state to PENDING, which means you will need to re-submit the pull request review using a review action.

Can be one of: APPROVE, REQUEST_CHANGES, COMMENT

HTTP response status codes for "Submit a review for a pull request"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

403

Forbidden

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Submit a review for a pull request"

Request example

post/repos/{owner}/{repo}/pulls/{pull_number}/reviews/{review_id}/events
curl -L \ -X POST \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/pulls/PULL_NUMBER/reviews/REVIEW_ID/events \ -d '{"body":"Here is the body for the review.","event":"REQUEST_CHANGES"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 80, "node_id": "MDE3OlB1bGxSZXF1ZXN0UmV2aWV3ODA=", "user": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false }, "body": "Here is the body for the review.", "state": "APPROVED", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80", "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12", "_links": { "html": { "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80" }, "pull_request": { "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12" } }, "submitted_at": "2019-11-17T17:43:43Z", "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091", "author_association": "COLLABORATOR" }