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2435587 - Receiving Error: "Initial Verification failed: Error Code [00-00509]. Description: Passport Number must not be specified (Tracking Id: XXXXXXXXX)" [E-Verify] - Onboarding 1.0


When trying to click submit Initial Verification I am not able to proceed due to the error message. See below.


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SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding 1.0 - All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

    1. Navigate to SAP SuccessFactors HCM > Onboarding > E-Verify Process
    2. Take the affected candidates activity and submit the initial verification
    3. The following error is received: "Initial Verification failed: Error Code [00-00509]. Description: Passport Number must not be specified (Tracking Id: XXXXXXXXX)"


    Passport number needs to be added to the candidates record.


    For Live Customer(s)

    The issue is related to logic in the back-end. This was fixed last 1611 in the year of 2016 and if you still encounter the same error, please ask assistance SAP Product Support.


    Contact SAP SuccessFactors Cloud Product Support

    Please reach out to SAP Product Support in SAP One Support Launchpad via SAP Expert Chat or Support case. In addition, follow the template when creating an case and provide the needed information below.

    • Subject: KBA 2435587 - Initial Verification failed: Error Code [00-00509]
    • Component: LOD-SF-OBD-EVF

    Problem Description:

    1. BizX Company ID 
      • [Insert affected instance]
    1. Affected Hire/Candidate
      • [Insert affected hire/candidate's name]
      • [Insert screenshot of the issue]
    1. Username for Support Access (Read the agreement below)
      • [Insert Username]
    • May we have your approval for accessing your system environment to continue request? (Reply with your confirmation and username to access, refer to KBA listed below)
    • With your approval, accessing your system environment you agree for the actions we will take below.
      1. Review the data of affected users and compare it to those users who are working as expected.
      2. Capture screenshots/record screen clips of the issue.
      3. Analyze your system configuration
    • To know how to grant support access to SAP Cloud Product Support, please read the full article on 'How to Grant Support Access to SuccessFactors Support Staff' by clicking the reference KBA 2088892.


    E-verify, Passport Number Error, Initital Verification Failed, ONB-13886 , KBA , LOD-SF-OBD-EVF , e-Verify , Problem


    SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding all versions