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2599316 - Region of Birth Field becomes mandatory and Picklist for some Countries in Biographical Information


  • In the Biographical Information Portlet, when selecting Country Of Birth France, Italy, Chile, Brazil or Venezuela, the Region Of Birth becomes a picklist.
  • Region of Birth in Biographical Information Portlet became mandatory for some countries

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  • SAP SuccesFactors HCM Core
  • Employee Central
  • Biographical Information


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions


SF, success factors, EC, Biographical Information, Region Of Birth, Hardcoded Picklist, Payroll Integration, ECT-89155, ECT-84140, ECT-99590, region-of-birth, Enable Payroll Integration (Valid for SAP Payroll in ERP Systems) — requires “Enable Generic Objects”, “Enable Translation of Employee Central Foundation Objects”, “Enable the Attachment Manager” and “Employee Central Foundation Objects”,Country Of Birth Picklist, mandatory, region of birth mandatory, region of birth required, region of birth biographical information mandatory , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-PER , Person Data (All Person Data Types) , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem

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