Create purchaseInvoices

Important: Currently all requests to API v2.0 must append $schemaversion=2.0 to the request URL to work properly. This is to uptake the new improved $metadata model avaliable from Business Central 17. An update will be applied shortly to apply the schemaversion automatically to API v2.0. For all other APIs $schemaversion=1.0 will be the default, unless specified in the request URL with $schemaversion=2.0. A solution is being worked on, where the schemaversion will be defined in the extension.

Create a purchase invoice report object in Dynamics 365 Business Central.

HTTP request

Replace the URL prefix for Dynamics 365 Business Central depending on environment following the guideline.

POST businesscentralPrefix/companies({id})/purchaseInvoices

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a purchaseInvoices object.


If successful, this method returns 201 Created response code and a purchaseInvoices object in the response body.



Here is an example of a request.

POST https://{businesscentralPrefix}/api/v2.0/companies({id})/purchaseInvoices
Content-type: application/json

    "id": "5d115c9c-44e3-ea11-bb43-000d3a2feca1",
    "number": "108001",
    "invoiceDate": "2019-01-01",
    "postingDate": "2019-01-01",
    "dueDate": "2019-01-01",
    "vendorInvoiceNumber": "107001",
    "vendorId": "f8a5738a-44e3-ea11-bb43-000d3a2feca1",
    "vendorNumber": "20000",
    "vendorName": "First Up Consultants",
    "payToName": "First Up Consultants",
    "payToContact": "Evan McIntosh",
    "payToVendorId": "f8a5738a-44e3-ea11-bb43-000d3a2feca1",
    "payToVendorNumber": "20000",
    "shipToName": "",
    "shipToContact": "",
    "buyFromAddressLine1": "100 Day Drive",
    "buyFromAddressLine2": "",
    "buyFromCity": "Chicago",
    "buyFromCountry": "US",
    "buyFromState": "IL",
    "buyFromPostCode": "61236",
    "shipToAddressLine1": "7122 South Ashford Street",
    "shipToAddressLine2": "Westminster",
    "shipToCity": "Atlanta",
    "shipToCountry": "US",
    "shipToState": "",
    "shipToPostCode": "31772",
    "payToAddressLine1": "100 Day Drive",
    "payToAddressLine2": "",
    "payToCity": "Chicago",
    "payToCountry": "US",
    "payToState": "IL",
    "payToPostCode": "61236",
    "currencyId": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "currencyCode": "USD",
    "pricesIncludeTax": false,
    "discountAmount": 0,
    "discountAppliedBeforeTax": true,
    "totalAmountExcludingTax": 3122.8,
    "totalTaxAmount": 187.37,
    "totalAmountIncludingTax": 3310.17,
    "status": "Paid",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2020-08-21T00:26:53.793Z"

See also

Tips for working with the APIs

Purchase Invoice
Get Purchase Invoice
Update Purchase Invoice
Delete Purchase Invoice