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Create Custom Submittal Types


To create custom submittal types using the Admin tool so they are available to users as 'Type' selections when creating submittal items using a project's Submittals tool.  


When creating a submittal with the Submittals tool, you can choose from one of Procore's default submittal type selections. However, a user with 'Admin' level permissions to the Admin tool can also create custom submittal types that will appear in the Type drop-down list in the Submittals tool. This gives users the ability to classify submittals using terminology that is appropriate to your business. Examples of types include: Document, Plans, Prints, and Product Manual, and so on. 

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • To create custom submittal types, 'Admin' level permissions for the Company level Admin tool.
    • To use custom submittal types, 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions for the Project level Submittals tool.
  • Default Submittal Types:
    • The default submittal types in Procore are Document, Plans, Prints, Product Information, Product Manual, Sample, Shop Drawing, and Other.


  1. Navigate to the company's Admin tool.
    This reveals the Company Settings page.
  2. In the right pane under 'Administrative Settings', click Submittals Configuration.
  3. In the Custom Submittal Types box, enter a name for the new submittal type.
  4. Click Create.  

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10:08, 12 Aug 2016



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