Permissions for templates

Please note that Jira System Administrators have access to project administration even if they don't have "Administer Projects" permission. Similar to Jira, Issue Checklist allows System Administrators to perform actions that require "Administer Project" permission. 

Classic projects

Following permissions are required to work with templates in Jira Classic projects: 


Default settings
Work on checklist permissions disabled

Work on checklist permissions enabled
See templates

"Browse Projects"

"Browse Projects"

Create template

"Edit Issues"

"Add Checklist Items"
Load template (append)

"Edit Issues"

"Add Checklist Items"
Load template (overwrite)

"Edit Issues"

"Add Checklist Items" + "Delete Checklist Items"
Edit template (author)

"Browse Projects"

"Browse Projects"

Edit template (all)"Administer Projects"

"Administer Projects"

Delete template (author)

"Browse Projects"

"Browse Projects"

Delete template (all)

"Administer Projects"

"Administer Projects"

Set default template

"Administer Projects"

"Administer Projects"

Next-Gen projects

Following permissions are required to work with templates in Jira Next-Gen projects: 


Default settings
Work on checklist permissions disabled

Work on checklist permissions enabled
See templates

"Viewer" or higher role

"Viewer" or higher role

Create template

"Member" or higher role

"Add Checklist Items"
Load template (append)

"Member" or higher role

"Add Checklist Items"
Load template (overwrite)

"Member" or higher role

"Add Checklist Items" + "Delete Checklist Items"
Edit template (author)

"Viewer" or higher role

"Viewer" or higher role

Edit template (all)"Administrator" role

"Administrator" role

Delete template (author)

"Viewer" or higher role

"Viewer" or higher role

Delete template (all)

"Administrator" role

"Administrator" role

Set default template

"Administrator" role

"Administrator" role