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I cannot delete my bucket

Reviewed on 04 June 2024Published on 04 June 2024

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization


I cannot delete my Scaleway Object Storage bucket.


  • Make sure there is no bucket policy that prevents you from deleting the bucket.

  • If there is a bucket policy, make sure that it explicitly allows you to perform the desired action.

  • The effective deletion of the bucket will start 24 hours after the deletion request.
  • The bucket name will then be available for other customers to use.
  • We recommend you erase all objects and versions in the bucket before requesting the deletion
  • Files larger than 1 GB can take longer to be deleted.

Going further

  • Refer to the documentation on how to delete a bucket for more information.

  • If you did not manage to identify the error and solve it by yourself, open a support ticket, and provide as many details as possible, along with the necessary information below:

    • S3 Endpoint (e.g.
    • Bucket name
    • Object name (if the request concerns an object)
    • Request type (PUT, GET, etc.)
    • HTTP status code
    • Date and time (timestamp)
    • User-agent (SDK, client, console, etc.)
    • Transaction ID (if possible)
    • Log / trace of the error (if possible)
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