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11i: 'APP-PO-14898 VAT Registration Number is invalid' when entering German VAT registration number to Customer Standard Form (Doc ID 416524.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Receivables - Version 11.5.10.0 to 11.5.10.3 [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-JUL-2013***

Symptoms

On 11.5.10 in Production:
When attempting to add VAT registration number at the customer header or customer site usage
level and then saving,the following error occurs.
However system allows to proceed after the caution and saves the changes as well when the User hits 'Ok" on the CautionMessage

ERROR
"APP-PO-14898 VAT Registration Number is invalid"

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.Navigate to "Customers->Standard" from Germany AR responsibility
2.Query any existing customer
3. Add value 'DE123455665435' in the VAT Registration number field
4.Save
5.Caution message pops up. "APP-PO-14898 VAT Registration Number is invalid"
6.After clicking ok, system saves the changes and allows to proceed

Cause

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