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Define Valuation Category

Updated Nov 11, 2022

This SAP Customer Service tutorial, explains the step-by-step procedure to define the Valuation Category in the SAP system with the proper screenshots.

What is the Valuation Category in SAP?

The valuation category in the SAP system indicates whether the material's stock is to be evaluated as one unit or in different parts. It specifies the criteria that should be used to differentiate between the various partial stocks.

How to Define Valuation Category in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define a valuation category in your SAP system:

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


Now on Customizing: Execute Project screen click the SAP Reference IMG button to proceed.

Reference IMG

Next, navigate to the following SAP IMG path:

SPRO > SAP Reference IMG > Customer Service > Solution Database > General Data > Define Validation Category

IMG path

Next on the Change View "SDB: Customizing Validation Category": Overview screen, you will see the previously defined valuation categories list on your SAP system.

Previous List

Next, click the New Entries button to define a new valuation category in your SAP system.

New Entries

Now, provide the following details for the new valuation category as shown in the image below:


Once all the details are entered click the Save button to save the configuration for the new valuation category.


Next, select your Customization Request id and press Enter to proceed.


A message Data was saved will be displayed on the bottom of your screen.

Data was saved

You have successfully created a new Valuation Category in your SAP system.

New Valuation Category