Exporting Intrastat report in INSTAT/XML format for German regions

Applies to: Dynamics AX 2012 R3Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1


The feature allows to generate Intrastat report in German specific INSTAT/XML 6.2 format.

German guidelines are presented on this page:


Generating the report

In the Intrastat journal, click on Output > INSTAT/XML.

In the Create export file dialog, fill the parameters:




Choose the folder where the file will be stored.

File name

Preview of auto-generated name of file.

The rule for file name generation is the following:

Equals to value of XML tag envelopeId + ".xml"

EnvelopeId is generated as concatenation of the following tags:

<interchangeAgreementId > +

"-" +

<referencePeriod in Yyyymm> +

"-" +

<Envelope/DateTime/date in Yyyymmdd> +

"-" +

<Envelope/DateTime/time in HHmm>

Value is refreshed at user action on the form.

Real name of file may differ from the previewed one and will contain system date and time of file generation.

Period start

Choose the first date of the reporting month.

Registration number

The value in the field is used to generate Identification code of the sender (PartyId tag).

Pre-defaulted with Tax exempt number or Tax registration number of the legal entity and can be changed by user.


Choose for which flows the report should be generated: Arrival, Dispatch or Both.


Choose the Tax authority the report will be submitted to.

Authority identification, Name and address are used for filling information of receiver Party in the file.

Also, value from the field Intrastat code is used to generate Identification code of the sender (PartyId tag).

Button Select

Filter by Direction is pre-defined by the user choice in the Direction field.

There are no other pre-defined filters. User can click on the Select button to add additional filtering rules.

Hotfix information

How to obtain the Microsoft Dynamics AX updates files

This update is available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.


You must have one of the following products installed to apply this hotfix:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1

Restart requirement

You must restart the Application Object Server (AOS) service after you apply the hotfix.

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