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EPFO offers new facility for the citizens to generate UAN easily.

Universal Account Number or popularly known as UAN is a 12 digit unique number is allotted to every member of EPF (Employees’ Provident Fund), which helps the employee to keep a check of his EPF account. Ministry of Labour and Employment issue this number to employees who hold an EPF account.

EPFO, which manages Provident Fund accounts (PF accounts), is providing a new facility through which any citizen can generate a Universal Account Number. In its official website, EPFO have mentioned that UAN acts as an umbrella for the multiple member IDs allotted to an individual by different establishments. And moreover, if an employee generates UAN, this will make life much easier for the employer who faces difficulties with regard to this number.

Now the citizen ongoing for an employment can submit the generated UAN to the employer so that the same UAN will be linked to the member ID allotted to a member in that establishment
said a member of EPFO. They also believe that with this new service, the employees will be able to avail hassle – free services of EPFO.

Keeping in view the difficulties faced by employers, an open functionality is being provided at unified portal through which any citizen can generate UAN. The employee can submit generated UAN to the employer, to avail hassle free services of EPFO.

However, Aadhaar number is a must here. The employee will require a functional Aadhaar number, the 12 digit unique identification number which is issued by the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI). The employees will receive a One Time Password (OTP) on the number which is registered with his Aadhaar card via which he can generate the UAN, said EPFO.

Once the verification of data is done, the system will fetch employee details like name, date of birth, gender, father/husband’s name etc from UIDAI and the same will be shown on screen.

How to generate EPFO UAN via Aadhaar card number in 5 simple steps

Follow the below mentioned steps to generate EPFO UAN via Aadhaar card number

  1. Visit the official portal of EPFO and click on “Aadhaar Verified UAN Allotment
    Online Aadhaar - Verified UAN
    Online Aadhaar – Verified UAN
  2. Enter Aadhaar number in the screen opened to you and click on “Generate OTP”. And on clicking on generate OTP, OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
    Online Aadhaar - Verified UAN
    Online Aadhaar – Verified UAN
  3. Click on Submit button, which enables upon entering and accepting the disclaimer.
  4. Verify details and enter the required data in the mandatory fields provided in the screen. After that click on ‘register’ once you have entered the captcha and selecting the box in the disclaimer section.
    Verify Aadhaar Details Online Verified UAN
    Verify Aadhaar Details Online Verified UAN
  5. On clicking ‘register’, the UAN will be allotted and will be displayed as a message to the user

EPFO have also added that

Offices are requested to widely publicise this utility so that more citizens can take advantage of the same.

 


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