How to Cancel a Purchase Order in Oracle Procurement


This article describes how to cancel a Purchase Order (PO) that will not be fulfilled or invoiced in Oracle Procurement. You can do this by navigating to the requisition, initiating a change order, and canceling each line item. 

Essential Information

Next Steps

Navigate to the Requisition

NOTE: Only the person who submitted the Requisition can cancel the PO.

  1. On the Oracle homepage, click Procure to Pay then Purchase Requisitions.
  2. On the Oracle Procurement homepage, above the search bar, click Manage Requisitions.
  3. In Requisition, enter the Requisition Number.
  4. Click Search
  5. Click the desired Requisition Number.

Initiate a Change Order

  1. If one PO was generated on this Requisition:
    1. On the Requisition, at the top right, click Actions.
    2. Click Edit Order
  2. If multiple POs were generated on one Requisition:
    1. On the Requisition, to the left above the line items, click Actions.
    2. Click Edit Order

Cancel Each Line Item

NOTE: You may cancel either individual line items or the entire PO.

  1. In the Change Order, for each line item:
    1. Click the line
    2. Just above the line items on the left, click the Actions menu.
    3. Click Cancel Line
  2. At the top, in Description, enter Cancel PO.
  3. At the top right, click Submit.


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