Creation of Inquiry in SAP Sales and Distribution


Purpose of an Inquiry document?

Inquiry is a presale document in SAP Sales and distribution that is used to provide information to customers about products availability, prices, etc. As Inquiry is an informational document therefore it does not bind any obligation between prospective customers and business.

SAP SD sales cycle
SAP SD sales cycle

Steps to Create an Inquiry document in SAP SD?

Path and T.Code

SAP Easy Access > SAP Menu > Logistics > Sales and Distribution > Sales > Inquiry

VA11 Inquiry Create |
Creation of Inquiry in SAP Sales and Distribution
VA11 Inquiry Create
  • VA11 – Create
  • VA12 – Change
  • VA13 – Display

VA11 Create Inquiry | SAP Inquiry

  • VA11 Create SAP Inquiry
  • Double click on the technical name of VA11 through the path or directly fill VA11 in the Command field and click the OK button.
  • Then you will find the Initial screen of Create Inquiry.
VA11 Create Inquiry initial screen
VA11 Create Inquiry initial screen in SAP

Provide required information like Inquiry document type “IN” and Sales Area like 1000/10/00, etc., and click on the ENTER or OK button.

Create Inquiry Overview in SAP
Create Inquiry Overview in SAP
  • Fill Sold to Party and Ship to party Code, Material Code, and Oder Quantity.
  • Click on the OK button and then SAVE it.
Save Inquiry SAP SD
Save Inquiry SAP SD

Now Inquiry has been created with its document number.

VA12 Change Inquiry

  • Use T.code VA12 to see the inquiry document in change mode.
  • Fill in the Inquiry document number which was created in the previous step and click Enter.
VA12 Inquiry Change in SAP SD
VA12 Inquiry Change in SAP SD
VA12 Inquiry Change in SAP SD
VA12 Inquiry Change in SAP SD

Inquiry Status Overview

Inquiry Status Overview in SAP SD
Inquiry Status Overview in SAP SD

In Change mode VA12 or VA13 click on the Status Overview button as marked on the above screenshot.

Inquiry Status Overview in SAP SD
Inquiry Status Overview in SAP SD

Inquiry Document Flow

  • Open Inquiry in Change VA12 or Display VA13 mode
  • Provide Inquiry document number.
  • Click on Document flow button as marked in below screen shot.
Inquiry Document Flow in SAP SD
Inquiry Document Flow in SAP SD
Inquiry Document Flow in SAP SD
Inquiry Document Flow in SAP SD

Now we can see the inquiry has OPEN Status.

Reports of SAP Inquiry

Inquiries List – VA15

VA15 Inquiries List in SAP SD
VA15 Inquiries List in SAP SD

Path:- SAP Easy Access > SAP Menu > Logistics > Sales and Distribution > Sales > Information System > Inquiries.

T.Code:- VA15 List of Inquiry

VA15 List of Inquiries in SAP SD
VA15 List of Inquiries in SAP SD
  • Fill in at least the Inquiry document type and date.
  • Click on execute button.
VA15 List of Inquiries in SAP SD
VA15 List of Inquiries in SAP SD
  • Now we can see the inquiry document that we have created.
  • If you will click on the Inquiry document number system will land you into the VA13 transaction.

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