Extracting Data From Excel with SSIS

Working with SSIS packages deployment. Ran into Excel connections problems.

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If seen quite a lot of questions on forums around extracting data from Excel workbooks using SSIS.  I therefore decided to write this post to demonstrate how to extract data from and excel workbook. When extracting data from Excel, driver errors are frequently encountered that relate to 32-bit vs 64-bit drivers, e.g.:

Error at Extract data from Excel [Connection manager “Excel Connection Manager”]: The requested OLE DB provider Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 is not registered. If the 32-bit driver is not installed, run the package in 64-bit mode.

This article will explain what causes these error messages and how to get around them.


  • SSIS 2012 (although the process is very similar in 2008)
  • Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 provider (both 32 and 64-bit)
  • An Excel 2010 or 2013 file with data on two sheets.


  1. Create a new SSIS project and package.
  2. Right click in the Connection Managers tab and select New Connection…
    SSIS Extracting data from Excel 1
  3. On the Add…

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