Note: This is a Liquibase Pro Change Type, so you need a Liquibase Pro License Key to use it.

The dropTrigger Change Type drops the trigger in the database.


You can typically use the dropTrigger Change Type when you want to remove an existing trigger from your database. It can include catalog, schema, and table name attributes listed in this documentation.

Running the dropTrigger Change Type

To drop a trigger in your database, follow these steps:

  1. Add the dropTrigger Change Type to your changeset with the needed attributes as it is shown in the examples.
  2. Deploy your changeset by running the update command:
  3. liquibase update

Now, you should see that the trigger you've specified is removed.

Available attributes

Name Description Required for Supports Since

Name of the catalog

db2, db2z, oracle, postgresql

Name of the schema


Name of the module for a trigger


Name of the table


Name of the trigger

all all

Database support

Database Notes Auto Rollback
DB2/LUW Not Supported No
DB2/z Not Supported No
Derby Not Supported No
Firebird Not Supported No
H2 Not Supported No
HyperSQL Not Supported No
INGRES Not Supported No
Informix Not Supported No
MariaDB Supported No
MySQL Supported No
Oracle Supported No
PostgreSQL Supported No
Snowflake Not Supported No
SQL Server Supported No
SQLite Not Supported No
Sybase Not Supported No
Sybase Anywhere Not Supported No