gh-search-prs - Search for pull requests



gh-search-prs - Search for pull requests


gh search prs [<query>] [flags]


Search for pull requests on GitHub.

The command supports constructing queries using the GitHub search syntax, using the parameter and qualifier flags, or a combination of the two.

GitHub search syntax is documented at:



--app <string>

Filter by GitHub App author


Restrict search to archived repositories

--assignee <string>

Filter by assignee

--author <string>

Filter by author

-B, --base <string>

Filter on base branch name

--checks <string>

Filter based on status of the checks: {pending|success|failure}

--closed <date>

Filter on closed at date

--commenter <user>

Filter based on comments by user

--comments <number>

Filter on number of comments

--created <date>

Filter based on created at date


Filter based on draft state

-H, --head <string>

Filter on head branch name

--interactions <number>

Filter on number of reactions and comments

--involves <user>

Filter based on involvement of user

-q, --jq <expression>

Filter JSON output using a jq expression

--json <fields>

Output JSON with the specified fields

--label <strings>

Filter on label

--language <string>

Filter based on the coding language

-L, --limit <int>

Maximum number of results to fetch


Filter on locked conversation status

--match <strings>

Restrict search to specific field of issue: {title|body|comments}

--mentions <user>

Filter based on user mentions


Filter based on merged state

--merged-at <date>

Filter on merged at date

--milestone <title>

Filter by milestone title


Filter on missing assignee


Filter on missing label


Filter on missing milestone


Filter on missing project

--order <string>

Order of results returned, ignored unless ’--sort’ flag is specified: {asc|desc}

--owner <strings>

Filter on repository owner

--project <number>

Filter on project board number

--reactions <number>

Filter on number of reactions

-R, --repo <strings>

Filter on repository

--review <string>

Filter based on review status: {none|required|approved|changes_requested}

--review-requested <user>

Filter on user or team requested to review

--reviewed-by <user>

Filter on user who reviewed

--sort <string>

Sort fetched results: {comments|reactions|reactions-+1|reactions--1|reactions-smile|reactions-thinking_face|reactions-heart|reactions-tada|interactions|created|updated}

--state <string>

Filter based on state: {open|closed}

--team-mentions <string>

Filter based on team mentions

-t, --template <string>

Format JSON output using a Go template; see "gh help formatting"

--updated <date>

Filter on last updated at date

--visibility <strings>

Filter based on repository visibility: {public|private|internal}

-w, --web

Open the search query in the web browser


# search pull requests matching set of keywords "fix" and "bug"
$ gh search prs fix bug

# search draft pull requests in cli repository
$ gh search prs --repo=cli/cli --draft

# search open pull requests requesting your review
$ gh search prs --review-requested=@me --state=open

# search merged pull requests assigned to yourself
$ gh search prs --assignee=@me --merged

# search pull requests with numerous reactions
$ gh search prs --reactions=">100"

# search pull requests without label "bug"
$ gh search prs -- -label:bug



Updated 2024-01-29 - |