Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAF) - Transaction & Queue Status


The Transaction Status is displayed on the Originator Summary and also at the top of each EPAF transaction.  The Transaction Status refers to the status of the EPAF transaction itself.

Transaction Status Definition
Waiting Indicates the EPAF transaction is in the process of being created by the originator and has not yet been submitted for approval.  The EPAF transaction will not display on the EPAF Approver Summary while in waiting status.
Pending Indicates the EPAF transaction requires positive action by the approver(s).
Return for Correction Indicates the EPAF transaction has been returned to the originator for correction by an approver.  The originator will need to update the EPAF transaction as needed and submit again for approval.  When an EPAF transaction has been returned for correction, it is as if the EPAF transaction was never submitted for approval.  Therefore, all approvers in the routing queue will need to approve the EPAF transaction even if they had previously approved it before it was returned for correction.
Approved Indicates the EPAF transaction has been approved by all necessary approvers but has not yet been applied to the database by payroll.
Complete Indicates the EPAF transaction has been applied to the database by payroll.
Partially Completed Indicates a portion of the EPAF transaction has been applied to the database by payroll and the remaining portion of the EPAF transaction will be applied to the database at a later date.  (This is not a common transaction status.)
Disapproved Indicates the EPAF transaction has been disapproved by an approver.  (The Disapprove button should never be used by the approver as the EPAF will sit in Disapproved status forever.)
Void Indicates the originator has voided the EPAF transaction and it is no longer a valid transaction.  Only originators can void an EPAF transaction.
Canceled Indicates that the EPAF transaction has been canceled after it has already been applied to the database.  (If you need to cancel an EPAF transaction after it has been applied you need to contact payroll to manually make the change in the database.)


The Queue Status is displayed in the routing queue of the EPAF transaction and refers to the status of the EPAF transaction with regards to a specific approver in the approval queue.

Queue Status Definition
Pending Indicates the EPAF transaction is awaiting positive action by the approver.
Approved Indicates the approver has approved the EPAF transaction.
Disapproved Indicates the approver has disapproved the EPAF transaction.  (The Disapprove button should never be used by the approver as the EPAF transaction will sit in Disapproved status forever.)
Void Indicates the EPAF transaction has been voided by the originator.
FYI Indicates that the EPAF transaction is for information only.  No positive action is required by someone who is listed in the routing queue as FYI.
More Information Indicates that the approver requires more information about the EPAF transaction before taking positive action.  The status of More Information informs others in the routing queue that some type of action is being taken.
In The Queue Indicates that the transaction is on the way to the approver but requires action at a lower level first.  The status will change to Pending when the EPAF transaction is ready for positive action by the approver.
Acknowledge Indicates the person listed as FYI has seen the EPAF transaction.
Removed from Queue Indicates that the originator has voided the EPAF transaction and it is no longer in the queue.
Return for Correction Indicates that the EPAF transaction has been returned to the originator for correction.
Applied Indicates that the EPAF transaction has been applied to the database by payroll.