This example retrieves a list of your Amazon SQS queues.

go run ListQueuesv2.go

Source code

// Copyright, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.
// SPDX - License - Identifier: Apache - 2.0
package main

import (


// SQSListQueuesAPI defines the interface for the ListQueues function.
// We use this interface to test the function using a mocked service.
type SQSListQueuesAPI interface {
	ListQueues(ctx context.Context,
		params *sqs.ListQueuesInput,
		optFns ...func(*sqs.Options)) (*sqs.ListQueuesOutput, error)

// GetQueues retrieves a list of your Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) queues.
// Inputs:
//     c is the context of the method call, which includes the AWS Region.
//     api is the interface that defines the method call.
//     input defines the input arguments to the service call.
// Output:
//     If success, a ListQueuesOutput object containing the result of the service call and nil.
//     Otherwise, nil and an error from the call to ListQueues.
func GetQueues(c context.Context, api SQSListQueuesAPI, input *sqs.ListQueuesInput) (*sqs.ListQueuesOutput, error) {
	return api.ListQueues(c, input)

func main() {
	cfg, err := config.LoadDefaultConfig(context.TODO())
	if err != nil {
		panic("configuration error, " + err.Error())

	client := sqs.NewFromConfig(cfg)

	input := &sqs.ListQueuesInput{}

	result, err := GetQueues(context.TODO(), client, input)
	if err != nil {
		fmt.Println("Got an error retrieving queue URLs:")

	for i, url := range result.QueueUrls {
		fmt.Printf("%d: %s\n", i+1, url)

See the complete example in GitHub.