How to import a Workflow into a JIRA Cloud application

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This Knowledge Base article is written specifically for the Atlassian Cloud platform. Due to Functional differences in Atlassian Cloud, it is not applicable to Atlassian Server products.


This KB article provides a workaround to allow for importing a workflow into a JIRA Cloud application. It is currently not possible to directly import a workflow due to it being one of the Functional differences in Jira Cloud products.


  1. Setup a JIRA Server application installation as per Migrating from Jira Cloud to Server.
  2. Import the workflow as per Using XML to create a workflow.
  3. Migrate back from JIRA Core Server to Cloud as per Importing issues.
Last modified on Feb 26, 2016

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