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HR_EMPLOYEE_API.CREATE_EMPLOYEE Generates ORA-20001: The Mandatory Argument P_RESIDENT_STATUS (Doc ID 2015545.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While attempting to create employees in our India Business Group, using the API HR_EMPLOYEE_API.CREATE_EMPLOYEE, it is returning the following error message:

ORA-20001: The mandatory argument P_RESIDENT_STATUS value cannot be null

Cause: The mandatory argument P_RESIDENT_STATUS has either not been specified or has been explicitly set to null in the API per_in_person_leg_hook.check_in_person_int .

Action: Either specify a value for the P_RESIDENT_STATUS argument which is not null or contact your local support representative.

There is no parameter in the API call where we can add this value.


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