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Importing With DataPump Into An Empty Database Generates ORA-31684: Object type already exists (Doc ID 2396095.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The issue is seen when running Datapump import of new data into version 12.2 database.   
The database has been created but no previous schema data has been loaded.  
New schema data is being imported but import generates ORA-31684 object already exists for many objects:



New database or new schema created in version 12.2.


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