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2803603 - On save error: Format of National ID in CSF Succession Data Model does not Match the Standard Format for Country: AUT


When saving Address information For Austria you receive the error message which prevents saving:

"The format of National ID maintained in CSF Succession Data Model does not match the Standard format for country: AUT."

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - National ID


In 2018 we introduced deep validation for National ID Austria.

If you have validation of National ID enabled you must have set up the correct ID.

If you don't have validation enabled then you can use any format as configured in your csf data model.

The Success Factors country specific master data model must us the following:

Guide- Chapter: Identity - Austria

<country id="AUT">

    <format-group id="national-id">

      <format id="SocialSecurityNumber">

        <instruction>Social Insurance Number</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="en-GB">Social Insurance Number</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="es-ES">Número de seguro social</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="es-MX">Número de seguro social</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="fi-FI">Sosiaalivakuutuksen numero</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="fr-CA">Numéro d’assurance sociale</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="fr-FR">Numéro d’assurance sociale</instruction>

<instruction xml:lang="de-CH">Sozialversicherungsnummer</instruction>

        <instruction xml:lang="de-DE">Sozialversicherungsnummer</instruction>

       <display-format>NNNN DDMMYY</display-format>

 <reg-ex>[\d]{4} [\d]{6}</reg-ex>



Or you can perform the change inside the instance following the below steps:

  1. Admin Center->Manage Business Configuration
  2. Select the nationalIDCard_AUT option 
  3. Change the display format to NNNN DDMMYY and change the Regular Expression to [\d]{4} [\d]{6}
  4. Save 

FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I download Employee Central Master Data Models?

A) The Data Models are available in the SAP Help Portal under Configuration - Employee Central Master Data Models:

  • Click on Implement then scroll down to Configuration here


See Also

3066117 - How to export Data Models?


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