How to Check the Status of a Purchase Order Change Order
The article describes how to check the approval status of a change order submitted against a Purchase Order (PO) in Oracle Procurement.
- For additional guidance on how to process change orders, please refer to:
- Change orders will route by the financial unit approver if the total of the PO is above the purchasing authority of the PO requisitioner.
- Change orders will route by the buyer if the total of the PO is above $10,000, or if a high risk purchasing category is used.
Navigate to the Purchase Order
- In Oracle, click Procure to Pay, then Purchase Orders.
- In the Purchase Order module, click the Magnifying Glass at the right.
- Enter the Purchase Order number in the search box, then use the Enter key.
Navigate to the Change Order
- View approved change orders by clicking Actions then View Document History.
- If there is a pending change order, it will appear below the Order Life Cycle.
- Description: Entered by the PO Requisitioner to describe the change order.
- Status: Pending Approval (any rejected or approved change orders will be in the Document History).
- Initiator: PO Requisitioner
- Amount Changed: If applicable, the amount requested to be increased or decreased.
- Click the Change Order number to open the change order.
Review the Change Order
- Any fields that have been changed will be indicated with a blue dot.
- Click Pending Approval to view whose approval the change order is pending.
- The final step in blue indicates the current step.
- Steps beginning with a number indicate financial unit approval.
- Contact your approvers for status: KB0032242: How to Look Up User Roles in Oracle.
- Steps referencing a list of names indicate professional buyer approval.
- Submit a ticket with the categories Buying Goods & Services - Oracle Procurement - Revising or Canceling an Order to inquire about status.
- The approval tree on a change order has the same roles and rules as the requisition approval tree.
- KB0032062: How to Check Requisition Status in Oracle Procurement.