Not able to get record IDs from Flow to VisualForce if create record is the last step in flow

Not able to get record IDs from Flow to VisualForce if create record is the last step in flow


Last updated 2019-01-14 ·Reference W-2191380 ·Reported By 43 users

In Review

User creates a flow with Record Create on Case as the last step.
He wants to get case record id in VF page to set to FinishLocation.
It is expected after case is created it redirect to case page with just created case detail.
But recordID is null so finishPage is not working.

1. Create a flow "myCaseFlow" in setup->create->Workflow&Approvals->Flow
Create step1 with screen type.
Create step2 with Record Create type and create a case, return recordID as variable {!myCaseID}
myCaseID is output/input String

2. Create a controller class
public class myCaseFlowController {
public Flow.Interview.myCaseFlow prepCasesFlow {get;set;}
public String caseID { set; }
public String getcaseID(){
if (prepCasesFlow==null)
{ System.debug('################prepCasesFlow is null');
return null;

System.debug('################prepCasesFlow is NOT null -'+prepCasesFlow.myCaseID);
return prepCasesFlow.myCaseID;

public PageReference getFinishPage(){

System.debug('################Case ID in finish page: '+getCaseID());
return new PageReference ('/'+getCaseID());

3. Create a Page "MyFlowPage" as followng:
<apex:page Controller="myCaseFlowController" tabStyle="Case">

<flow:interview name="myCaseFlow" finishLocation="{!FinishPage}" interview="{!prepCasesFlow}">
<apex:outputText value="MyCaseID {!caseID}"/>


4. Go to URL <your server>/apex/MyFlowPage, after step1, you will see the page redirection error.

Create another screen step in flow after Record create step.
After you click "finish" in last page it will get the record ID when flow is finished.

Is it Fixed?

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