ME51N SAP tcode - Create Purchase Requisition

ME51N (Create Purchase Requisition) is a standard SAP transaction code available within R/3 SAP systems depending on your version and release level.

Below for your convenience is a few details about this tcode including any standard documentation available. In-order to use this transaction within your SAP system simply enter it into the command input box located in the top left hand corner and press enter. Here are a few additional command options available to use when doing this.

ME51N Screenshot

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Tcode Authorisation objects

To check if you have the required level of authorisation to run this and any transaction use SU53. Simply execute ME51N and then execute /NSU53 immediately afterwards. A report of all authorisations checked will then be displayed...See check tcode authorisation for full details and screenshots.


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Menu Path for transaction ME51N

SAP Menu->Logistics->Materials Management->Purchasing->Purchase Requisition->Create

SAP Menu->Logistics->Materials Management->Foreign Trade/Customs->General Foreign Trade Processing->Environment->Purchase - Import->Purchasing->Purchase Requisition->Create

SAP Menu->Logistics->Sales and Distribution->Foreign Trade/Customs->General Foreign Trade Processing->Environment->Purchase - Import->Purchasing->Purchase Requisition->Create

SAP Menu->Logistics->Logistics Execution->JIT Outbound->Environment->Purchasing->Purchase Requisition->Create

SAP Menu->Logistics->Logistics Execution->JIT Inbound->Environment->Purchasing->Purchase Requisition->Create

SAP Menu->Logistics->Production->KANBAN->Environment->Purchasing->Purchase Requisition->Create

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SAP Program associated with transaction ME51N:


For further details and documentation see program RM_MEREQ_GUI.

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