Cannot specify location when creating order using Shopify Rest API

wylanosorio
Shopify Partner
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We have 3 locations set in admin settings. And we want to use a location (not the default location) for some orders.

I have tried setting the order location_id field or the line_item origin_location field (tried also both together), but none is working.


There's no error but the created order always sets to the default location.

Reply 1 (1)

GrahamS
Shopify Staff (Retired)
193 36 54

Hey @wylanosorio ,

 

This would be expected - initial inventory debiting is actioned based on shop inventory priority configuration, and can then be re-attributed with a followup fulfillment call.

 

Alternatively, you can include a fulfillment array directly in the order payload and cite a location id from which to debit the inventory, but it's worth noting that this will cause the order to immediately transition to "fulfilled" upon creation.

 

Best,

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