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Define Salutation in SAP

This SAP Banking tutorial will guide you to step-by-step process define new Salutation in your SAP system with proper screenshots.

What is Salutation in SAP?

The salutation in SAP is a component that controls how print programs fill the line for a salutation in a letter. Example: Most common Salutations for in SAP are Mr., Ms., or Company.

How to Define Salutation in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define salutation in your SAP system:

Execute t-code SPRO in the SAP command field and execute it.


On the next screen click the SAP Reference IMG button to proceed to the next screen.

SAP Reference IMG

Now navigate to the following SAP IMG path:

SAP Banking > SAP Business Partner for Financial Services > General Settings > Basic Settings > Define Saluation

IMG path

Next on the Change View "Business partner: Salutation: Overview screen you will see a list of previously defined Salutations on your SAP system.

Previous Salutation

Next, click the New Entries button to define a new salutation.

New Entries

Next, enter the following details to configure the new Salutation as shown below in the image:

  • S: Enter the serial number
  • Part. Cat: Select the partner category
  • Gender:Select the gender
  • Salutation: Enter the new salutation


Once all the details have been entered click the Save button to save the new configuration of the Salutation.


Now select your Customization Request id and press Enter to go to the next screen.


Next, a message Data was saved will be displayed on the bottom of your screen.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined a new Salutation in your SAP system.