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Best way to do multiple approval steps on an item

Hi All,


I'm trying to work out the best way to run through an approval process for a customer. Basically its a Capex approval system that can have up to 7 layers of approval needed based on dollar amount. I was thinking about have a master flow that calls the approval flow as a child flow (in a solution), or calling the next flow via http. If I go the http route, do I just need a premium license for the author of the flow? Or for all users (submitters and approvers)?

I think I'm overthinking things and getting myself tied in knots, what do other people do for multi-step approvals?


Many thanks,


Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Best way to do multiple approval steps on an item

Hi @SuzanneHunt76 ,


Could you please explain more details about your requirement?

If you want to have multiple approval on an item, you could just add the approval in one single flow for sequential approval and you don't need to create multiple flows.


Best regards,



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Re: Best way to do multiple approval steps on an item

Hi Alice,

I thought it would be the best way to get around the 30 day limit for the length of time a flow can run. Because there are up to 7 levels of approval required it can be difficult to get the process completed within 30 days. This way, each approver gets 30 days. Unless there is a better way to get around the 30 day limit?

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