I have 2 different site collection on SharePoint online. Initially file will be uploaded in one site collection after the approval approve the file then I wanted to move that file to another site collection.

Let me know the is this possible & how can we achieve this.

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You can use Content Organizer feature to route documents to different site collection.

  1. Implement a designer workflow to copy the file to Drop off Library after approval.
  2. Configure content organiser rule to move the file to target site collection.

Learn more about Content Organizer.


Your only option is to use the REST API. The implementation will be a bit tricky because of the complexity involved.

See this article for a detailed walkthrough


The REST URL Format is -


  • Thanks Amal for reply.... I am reading the same article which you shared. But in this application doping file to same library with different name. I needed to copy to some other site collection.
    – Optimus
    Jul 20, 2016 at 15:06
  • I would suggest you try with the URL format in my updated answer Jul 20, 2016 at 15:07

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