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Delete a token

Deleting a token marks a token as deleted, though it will remain in the ledger. The operation must be signed by the specified Admin Key of the Token. If the Admin Key is not set, Transaction will result in TOKEN_IS_IMMUTABlE. Once deleted update, mint, burn, wipe, freeze, unfreeze, grant kyc, revoke kyc and token transfer transactions will resolve to TOKEN_WAS_DELETED.
NFTs
You cannot delete a specific NFT. You can delete the class of the NFT specified by the token ID after you have burned all associated NFTs associated with the token class

Transaction Signing Requirements

  • Admin key
  • Transaction fee payer account key
Transaction Fees
  • Please see the transaction and query fees table for base transaction fee
  • Please use the Hedera fee estimator to estimate your transaction fee cost
Constructor
Description
new TokenDeleteTransaction()
Initializes the TokenDeleteTransaction object
new TokenDeleteTransaction()

Methods

V1
Method
Type
Description
Requirement
setTokenId(<tokenId>)
TokenId
The ID of the token to delete
Required
Java
//Delete a token
TokenDeleteTransaction transaction = new TokenDeleteTransaction()
.setTokenId(newTokenId);
//Build the unsigned transaction, sign with the admin private key of the account, submit the transaction to a Hedera network
TransactionId transactionId = transaction.build(client).sign(adminKey).execute(client);
//Request the receipt of the transaction
TransactionReceipt getReceipt = transactionId.getReceipt(client);
//Obtain the transaction consensus status
Status transactionStatus = getReceipt.status;
System.out.println("The transaction consensus status is " +transactionStatus);
//Version: 1.2.2
JavaScript
//Delete a token
const transaction = new TokenDeleteTransaction()
.setTokenId(newTokenId);
//Build the unsigned transaction, sign with admin private key of the token, submit the transaction to a Hedera network
const transactionId = await transaction.build(client).sign(adminKey).execute(client);
//Request the receipt of the transaction
const getReceipt = await transactionId.getReceipt(client);
//Obtain the transaction consensus status
const transactionStatus = getReceipt.status;
console.log("The transaction consensus status is " +transactionStatus);
//Version 1.4.2