EPFO’s New Online Facility of Linking UAN with Aadhaar for Members

EPFO introduces a New Online Facility for Members to link their respective UAN with Aadhaar

The EPFO has introduced, on the Diwali 2017 eve, a new online facility for PF Members having Universal Account Number (UAN) to link their respective UAN with Aadhaar, for better/ speedy services.

The facility has been made available at EPFO’s website www.epfindia.gov.in >> Online Services >> e-KYC Portal>> LINK UAN AADHAAR

EPFO Members can link their respective UAN with Aadhaar, using this new online facility. To proceed, member concerned has to provide his/ her UAN, followed with an OTP being sent to his/ her mobile linked with UAN. After OTP verification, the member will have to provide his/ her Aadhaar Number. Another OTP will be sent to his/ her mobile/ email linked with Aadhaar. After OTP verification, if UAN details are matched with Aadhaar details, then UAN will be linked with Aadhaar. After linking, the EPFO member may avail online EPFO services linked with Aadhaar.

EPFO’s UAN-Aadhaar linking facility using EPFO Link in UMANG Mobile App

GOI Press Release dt. 27 Feb. 2018

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has introduced UAN-Aadhaar linking facility for the convenience of members using EPFO Link in UMANG Mobile App.  This is in addition to the existing web facility already available at EPFO’s website www.epfindia.gov.in >> Online Services >> e-KYC Portal>> LINK UAN AADHAAR.

The facility on e-KYC Portal has further added a new feature to link UAN with Aadhaar online using biometric credentials. Using the aforesaid facilities, EPFO members can link their UAN with Aadhaar as under:

For using this facility with UMANG APP, Member will have to provide his/her UAN. An OTP will be sent to the UAN registered Mobile Number. After OTP Verification, member will have to provide Aadhaar details and gender information (where gender information is not available against UAN). Another OTP will be sent on Aadhaar Registered Mobile Number and/or email. After OTP verification, Aadhaar will be linked with UAN where UAN and Aadhaar details are matched.

For using this facility through E-KYC Portal, Member will have to provide his/her UAN. An OTP will be sent to the UAN registered Mobile Number. After OTP Verification, member will have to provide Aadhaar details, gender information (where gender information is not available against UAN) and select Aadhaar verification method (Using Mobile/email based OTP /using Biometrics). Another OTP will be sent on Aadhaar Registered Mobile Number and/or email or Biometric will be captured using Registered Biometric Device. After verification, Aadhaar will be linked with UAN where UAN and Aadhaar details are matched.

Moving towards Digital India, EPFO has also launched e-Nomination facility for filing nomination form by the member. This functionality is available at Member Interface of EPFO Unified Portal (https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/). Any member having activated and Aadhaar seeded UAN, can avail this facility.

This functionality is independent from employer.  After giving nomination details online, member has to digitally sign the nomination.  Aadhaar based eSign is being used for digital signing of nomination form.  Aadhaar based eSign is being provided to members free of cost by EPFO.  Only member’s mobile number should be linked with Aadhaar.  This functionality will also be made available on UMANG mobile app soon.

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