As the entire process related to epfo is now been done online UAN is important to operate the services online. The UAN is a 12-digit number assigned to every employee contributing to the EPF. It is generated and allotted by the (EPFO). The UAN of an employee remains the same throughout his life irrespective of the number of changes made in the job.
Employee UAN activation process
- To activate the UAN, you should have the PF member ID and UAN with you.
- You will not be able to activate the UAN without this information.
On the above link and then, click on ‘Activate your UAN’.
1. On this page you are required to enter your details like UAN, Name, Date of Birth, Mobile No and the Captcha Code and then click on ‘Get Authorization Pin’. You will receive the pin on your mobile number.
2. Under the Disclaimer section, click on the ‘I Agree’ checkbox and then enter the OTP that you have received on your mobile number. Click on the ‘Validate OTP and Activate UAN’ button.
How to know your UAN
Through UAN Portal using PF number/member ID • It is possible, that you are unable to get your Universal Account Number from the employer, you can obtain the UAN number through the UAN portal also. You need to follow the below steps: •
Step 1: Go to the UAN Portal https://unifiedportal- mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
Step 2: Click on the tab ‘Know your UAN Status. The following page will appear.
Step 3: Select your state(Gujarat) and EPFO office (Ahmedabad)from the dropdown menu and enter your PF number/member ID along with the other details such as name, date of birth, mobile no, captcha code (You can get the PF number/member ID from your salary slip) Enter the tab ‘Get Authorization Pin’.
Step 4: You will receive a PIN on your mobile number. Enter the PIN and click on the ‘Validate OTP and get UAN’ button.
Step 5: Your Universal Account Number will be sent to your mobile number