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2734526 - 'Foreign Currency Account No. is 8 digits, other Account No. is 7 digits' Error While Creating Bank Account for Japan

Symptom

Error message is thrown while creating/editing a Bank Account Number for a Japanese bank:

Foreign Currency Account No. is 8 digits, other Account No. is 7 digits

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Liquidity Management work center.
  2. Go to the Master Data > My Banks view.
  3. Select the respective My Bank ID and click Edit > Bank Accounts.
  4. Click Add Row.
  5. Enter Bank Account Number with 9 digits and hit Enter in the keyboard.
  6. Error message is thrown: Foreign Currency Account No. is 8 digits, other Account No. is 7 digits

Cause

For Japanese bank accounts with 9 digits a specific Account Type should be used.

Resolution

The Account Type to be used in this case is: other Account (only for Japan). This account type has been built specifically to accommodate Japanese 9 digits bank accounts.

Keywords

other account; only for japan; FOP_BANKCCOUNTCHECKS; FOP_BANKCCOUNTCHECKS:031; 9 digits; japan; japanese , KBA , AP-PAY-GLO , Cross-Country Extensions , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions