Define Credit Control Area for Customer in SAP

The credit control area is an organizational unit that specifies and checks a credit limit for customers. Credit control area can includes one or more company codes.  

Steps to Define Credit Control Area

Transaction Code to Define Credit Control Area – OB45

IMG Menu Path :

SPRO –> Implementation Guide –> Enterprise Structure –> Definition –> Financial Accounting –> Define Credit Control Area

Step 1 :– Enter T-Code SPRO in the Command Field and press enter


Step 2 :- Click SAP Reference IMG


Step 3 :- Follow the IMG Menu path


Step 4 :- In next screen click on new entries


Step 5 :– Update the required data

1. Credit Control area :- Enter four digits credit control area code

2. Currency :– Update currency of the credit control area.

3. Credit limit :- Update credit limit amount for the customers.

Define Credit Control Area for Customer in SAP

Step 6 :– Click on save icon to save the new credit control area


Thus credit control area in SAP was successfully configured.

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