I want to retrieve translations for person account record types from workbench.

I created a package.xml file which I uploaded to workbench via retrieve

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Package xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata">

and I received record type translations, but only for standard accounts, not for person acconts.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<CustomObjectTranslation xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata">

        <description><!-- Account record type for Austria --></description>
        <label>AT Organisation</label>

Although person account record type is special type of account, it should be listed here. When I use SOQL in workbench

SELECT Name,IsPersonType,SobjectType FROM RecordType WHERE SobjectType = 'Account'

there is only one difference between standard account record type and person account record type in IsPersonType = True.

Thanks for any help

1 Answer 1


After a lot of trial and error, I have managed to retrieve the Person Account Record type translations through ANT. Please check this post for the package.xml sample.

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