Guide to register your UAN no. for EPF Account

It is mandatory to register/activate the PF UAN number attached to your EPF Account. To register you first need to know your UAN number. Typically, employers print the UAN number on the employee payslip after it has been made mandatory by the government. In case you do not get your UAN number from your employee, you need to check whether you have been allotted one at all by visiting the Employee Provident Fund Organization.

But before that can know your UAN number status with these steps:

* Login to EPFO website

* Select “Know Your UAN Status”

* This leads to the below page


* Enter PAN or Aadhaar details

* Click ‘Get Authorisation Pin’

* You will receive OTP on the mobile number mentioned in the form

* Enter the PIN where required

* You will receive UAN number status on your mobile

Register UAN number

Next register/activate UAN Number with the steps below:

* Login to EPFO website

* Click ‘Member UAN/Online services’ under Services

* The UAN portal opens

* Select the “Activate UAN” option on the right bottom corner as seen below

* UAN registration can be done via UAN, PAN or Aadhaar

* Enter personal details including your mobile number

* A verification PIN will be sent to your mobile

* Enter PIN

* Select “Authorize and Activate”

Register UAN via SMS and EPFO Umang App

To register UAN via the EPFO add, you have to download it. Then enter your UAN login and registered mobile number. You have to fill some required details to register/activate your UAN.

To register UAN via SMS, send the SMS below to 7738299899:

EPFOHO UAN <first three letters of the preferred language >, e.g. ENG if it is English, or HIN if it is Hindi etc.

Benefits of Registering UAN

When you register your UAN all processes related to your EPF account will be available at the click of a mouse:

* You can merge up to 10 PF accounts in one single interface

* You can carry out the auto-transfer process of your PF accounts

* You make transfers, UAN balance check, make a contribution to or withdraw your PF

* You can access your UAN EPF passbook and UAN claim status easily

* You can conduct an EPF balance check with UAN number, EPF balance enquiry UAN, and check PF balance with UAN number

* Once you register your UAN number, you can avail of various facilities on the UAN Member Portal such as:

✓▪ Download UAN Card

✓▪ Download UAN EPF passbook

✓▪ Get a list of your previous member IDs

✓▪ Enter and update your KYC details

✓▪ Online eligibility check for claims

✓▪ UAN claim status

✓▪ Edit personal details

✓▪ Link UAN number with Aadhaar

✓▪ Apply for PF transfers, claim partial withdrawal of funds, or claim full PF, make EPF balance enquiry UAN etc.


Please visit the UAN employee portal and click UAN presentation (as seen below) for more details.