We assume that you are an employee who are looking for Universal Account Number also know as UAN Number that is assigned to every employees working in any registered company of India. You must have UAN for checking EPF balance.
If you do not know your UAN Number then you should generate UAN Number by registering yourself on Unified Member Portal & EPFO Unfied Portal.
Every individual workers who is continuously contributing small amount from their monthly income to provident fund that is linked with Unique Account Number by Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). There is many benefits of saving money in form of PF that helps when so ever employees feel like withdrawing money from Provident Fund.
But To withdraw money from PF, Checking EPF balance and Transfer money from EPF account, you will need Universal Account Number to access PF Account to check EPF Balance.
So Now, question is How to Get UAN Number ?
How To Know UAN Number ?
There may be some employees who do not know their UAN Number and did not ever tried to create Universal Account Number So they can not check their EPF balance. If you also do not know your UAN Number then you can not also even login to EPFO.
Note : You can also Check UAN using PAN number.
That is why, You should generate UAN Number by heading to Unified Member Portal. We are going to share steps with you to create UAN number. Sometime employee does not even has idea if they have UAN so they can find their Universal Account Number on Portal.
How To Get UAN From PF Number ?
Very first step to find UAN Number if it is assigned to you or not is by asking to your company/employer/superior about same. It’s very common that when you join in any registered company as employee, you are allotted unique identity number (UAN) that is automatically linked with EPF Account. Even company take record of salary given to employee that is kept in database linking with UAN. But in some company they do not provide UAN to employee so that is where problem arise of checking UAN by themselves.
Learn : How to Check EPF Balance ?
Then they can directly head over to official unified portal because EPFO has provided feature to check your UAN Status. But to check UAN Number you will need following details;
PF number – You can find it in your salary slip
Date of birth – As per your documents.
Name- As per your documents.
Mobile number – you should have mobile number which is registered with EPFO.
How to Check your UAN Status ?
If you did not get your UAN Number and have following mentioned details ready with you then you can Know your UAN Status. What you need to do is follow steps we are going to list below.
Now you know why having UAN along with you is necessary for PF balance enquiry and viewing Provident statements.
So If you know your UAN number then you can also check it is activated or not. But, If you are reading this step then we assume that you do not know your Unified Account Number. So you need to follow steps given below.
- Visit Official UAN Portal to check your UAN Number.
Unified EPF Portal : https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
- Then move your cursor to ” Know your UAN Status ” and click on it.
- Now You will be on ” Know Your UAN ” Where you will need to enter above mentioned details like your Date of Birth, Mobile Number, PAN Number and Aadhar Number to get authorized pin.
- You need to enter PIN received on your mobile number.
- Now check ” I Agree ” and then click on ” Submit ” button.
- Fill this pin at the given column. Click on the checkbox of ‘ I Agree’. Now, click the submit button.
- On Next tab, you can check your UAN Number in green color. Below is example of message you will get on next tab as well as on your mobile number.
“Your UAN is XXXXXXXXXXXX. Login to http://uanmembers.epfoservices.in/ with user ID XXXXXXXXXXXX and password chosen by you.”
How To Generate Your UAN
If you have checked your UAN number above and did not find it then there may chance that you have not registered for it and need to generate UAN Number for you.
Learn : PF balance check with UAN Number
One more thing that anyone can register for EPFO Unified Member Portal. It is must that you should have job in order to get UAN . We have shared steps to create UAN Number by following very simple steps.
Note : We have gone through every guide available on Web but most of these has not provided updated information so we have personally went to each web page of Unified Member Portal so that we can only provide genuine information to help you.
- You need to visit on official website of EPF Unified portal ( https://unifiedportal.epfindia.gov.in/ )
- Now Click on ” Online Registration of Establishment ” .
- You will be taken to tab where you can proceed further.
- If you are getting any problem while registering yourself for EPFO then you can get it done with expert help.
- Even we got confused about steps so we recommend you to follow what is mentioned below.
” Employers applying for Online Code may contact tollfree No. 1800118005 between 09:45 AM to 05:15 PM on any working day for any query in this regard. Employers may also e-mail to “email@example.com” clearly stating the problem in detail. “
Yes, You can call to toll free number provided above to create UAN Number or EPF Account.
UPDATED Steps Dated : 22 November 2017
Above steps may not work, But you can try this that is working 100%. So follow steps.
- Visit Official EPF Portal ( http://www.epfindia.com/site_en/ )
- Click on Establishment registration.
- Fill up complete form.
- Enter words from captcha .
- Check ” Declaration ” and click on ” Register ” Button.
- You are done.
How To Activate UAN For PF Account ?
Once you have generated UAN , then you have to get it activated to create EPF Number. Now you just need to enter UAN and Mobile Number to activate your UAN number.
Enter UAN & Mobile Number as said above.
Authorization PIN will be sent to you on registered mobile number.
After that you will get Username and password for EPF Account which will be used for PF Balance enquiry.
How To Do KYC of UAN?
If you have also activated UAN Number then you must not leave KYC that is also know as Know your customer. KYC is personal identification process which is mandatory for having such kind of account that is to be active for long term.
You are adviced to keep your KYC updated with recently updated information like your contact details including your mobile number and Address.
If you have login credential of your account then you can easily edit it by going to edit your existing KYC details.
You will need to update documents as asked by them.
You should also link your UAN/EPF account with Aadhar and Bank account number for making it easy for you to withdraw money any time.
So we are finally done.
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