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2089497 - TIMEZONE Column and Supported International Time Zone Codes - Platform


  • What are the supported time zones in the SuccessFactors Application?
  • What values can go in TIMEZONE column of user import file?


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  • The SuccessFactors Application uses the field "TIMEZONE" in your user import file to determine the timezone of each user within the system, and will adjust displayed and reported times relative to their timezone/locale.
  • In the list attached, change the locales in your user import files to the values shown for the Timezone ID column. This document provides a list of timezones available in the SF system.


Timezone Logic:
SAP SuccessFactors is using timezones defined in the Java Platform.
The Java Platform uses the IANA timezones:
Hence SAP SuccessFactors is using the standard universal timezones defined by IANA.


Current timezone list:

It is not possible to get all the available timezones used in Successfactors using adHoc or using import/export data.
Here you can find attached the list of Timezones available in Successfactors provided by our Development team.

SAP Note:  This list is valid until and including product version b1708*


Please work with your partner / Support Agent if there are any doubts.


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