SAP FI - Define Document Type

Document Type Key is used to distinguish between different business transactions and to classify the accounting documents. It is also used to determine the number range for documents and account types such as asset, material, vendor, etc. for posting.

Common Document Type Keys are as follows −

Document Type Document Type Description
AA Asset Posting
AN Net Asset Posting
DR Customer Invoice
DZ Customer Payment
KA Vendor Document
KG Vendor Credit Memo

How to define Document Type in SAP FI?

Go to SPRO → SAP Reference IMG → Financial Accounting → Financial Accounting Global Setting → Document → Document Header → Define Document Types → Execute.

Define Document Type

It will open a new window. Click New Entries and provide the following details −

  • Document Type − Unique 2-digit code.

  • Number Range − Number Range Code.

  • Reverse Document Type − Reverse Document Type Key Code.

  • Number Range Information − Number ranges are maintained for document types.

  • Account Types allowed − Asset, Customer, Material, Vendor, and G/L Account.

  • Control Data − Control data for document type.

New Entries Document Type

Once you enter the above data, click the Save icon. Enter the description of document and save. It will save the configuration of the document type.