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2531997 - How to add a national id section for a specific country?


 How to add a national id section for a specific country?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Admin Center. 
  2. In the Tool search, search for Manage Business Configuration. 
  3. Search for the nationalID link. 
  4. Click the triangle dropdown of the link to expand all the countries under the nationalID section. 
  5. Observe that the a specific country the user wishes to add a national id car type format for does not exist under the nationalID portlet. 


National ID card types and formats can be added in the Manage Business Configuration tool. If a country does not exist, then the country needs to be added.


  1. Navigate to Admin Center.
  2. Search for Manage Business Configuration.
  3. Go to the National id section.
  4. Create New Format.
  5. Select the Country from the country dropdown.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Click on nationalIdCard_IND in BCUI under national ID.
  8. Select Take Action, Make Correction.
  9. Select Yes for enabled.
  10. Fill out the Identifier, Label, Display format, and regular Expression fields.
  11. Click Save.


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