How to populate Dates for importing correctly into Custom Fields?

Firstly please make sure that you have set up your Custom Field as a Date format inside Settings, Global Settings - please click here for further information. 

Once your Custom Field is set up as a date format you will see inside a contact record that this custom field date has a date stamp - as shown below:

On the Excel sheet find the custom field column heading which matches this data custom field - for example the 'Date course running' custom field heading as shown below:

Please make sure that you add any dates in the following format:



As shown in the example below:

When your data is imported these dates will then be inserted into the correct custom field as shown below: