ORA-20001: Person type must be either APL or APL_EX_APL while using API HR_EMPLOYEE_API.HIRE_INTO_JOB to hire applicant as employee? (Doc ID 1542178.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why does HR_EMPLOYEE_API.HIRE_INTO_JOB API give error 'ORA-20001: Person type must be either APL or APL_EX_APL.' while hiring an applicant as an employee?

The API throws below error:
ORA-20001: Person type must be either APL or APL_EX_APL.
ORA-06512: at "APPS.HR_EMPLOYEE_API", line 3987
ORA-06512: at line 11
 

Solution

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms