Get Started With Skill Testing Operations

With these skill testing features, you have an additional way to test your skill other than through the Service Simulator on the Amazon Developer Portal. You can test skill invocation, and simulate skill execution, using these REST APIs:

The Skill Invocation API enables skill developers to invoke their skills for testing purposes.

The Skill Simulation API enables skill developers to simulate skill execution.

The Skill Validation API can be used by skill developers to validate their skills before submitting them for certification or at any time during development as regression testing.

The Skill Invocation API and the Skill Simulation API must be used for testing purposes only.

The API's endpoint is Each API request must have an Authorization header whose value should be the access token retrieved from Login with Amazon.

See also: Alexa Skills Kit Command Line Interface and Alexa Skill Management API Overview