Export merge requests to CSV

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Export all the data collected from a project’s merge requests into a comma-separated values (CSV) file.

To export merge requests to a CSV file:

  1. On the left sidebar, select Search or go to and find your project.
  2. Select Code > Merge requests.
  3. Add any searches or filters. This can help you keep the size of the CSV file under the 15 MB limit. The limit ensures the file can be emailed to a variety of email providers.
  4. Select Actions () > Export as CSV.
  5. Confirm the correct number of merge requests are to be exported.
  6. Select Export merge requests.

CSV Output

The following table shows the attributes in the CSV file.

Column Description
Title Merge request title
Description Merge request description
MR ID MR iid
URL A link to the merge request on GitLab
State Opened, Closed, Locked, or Merged
Source Branch Source branch
Target Branch Target branch
Source Project ID ID of the source project
Target Project ID ID of the target project
Author Full name of the merge request author
Author Username Username of the author, with the @ symbol omitted
Assignees Full names of the merge request assignees, joined with a ,
Assignee Usernames Username of the assignees, with the @ symbol omitted
Approvers Full names of the approvers, joined with a ,
Approver Usernames Username of the approvers, with the @ symbol omitted
Merged User Full name of the merged user
Merged Username Username of the merge user, with the @ symbol omitted
Milestone ID ID of the merge request milestone
Created At (UTC) Formatted as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS
Updated At (UTC) Formatted as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS