Monday, 24 June 2019

How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?

How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?

Every individual who contributes to the EPF account must know his/her UAN. If you do not know yours then act immediately to find out your Universal Account Number. Generally, employees get it from their employers or HR departments. If you haven’t got your UAN number then please contact them to get it.

Alternatively, you can get your UAN number online through the PF number. In this post, I will tell you how to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?

All the services of EPFO like EPF balance check, EPF transfer, EPF withdrawal, PF passbook download, etc. are linked to Universal Account Number. You can access, check and withdraw your provident fund from your EPF account using it without any interference from your employer.

The process of getting your UAN online through the PF number is very easy and simple. Below is the step-by-step guide to know your Universal Account Number online.

What is UAN?
UAN stands for Universal Account Number. It is a 12 digit unique number allotted by EPFO to its members. It is generated for each of the PF (Provident Fund) at EPFO. No two EPF member can have the same UAN. This remains the same even with the change of the job.

Because of this, you can easily transfer your EPF balance when you change your job. To avail the benefits of the UAN, you have to activate it. This activation is done through the EPFO member portal. After activation, you can easily check your EPF balance or download your PF passbook online through member portal.

Benefits of Universal Account Number
It has simplified many tasks of the EPF account. Below are some of the benefits of the Universal Account Number.
1. You can instantly check and download your EPF balance/passbook any time using member portal.
2. All your previous PF account can be linked to a single UAN.
3. EPF balance transfer from one account to another when you change your job will be done automatically.
4. You can easily update your personal details online through member portal.
5. Once you link your Aadhaar with it, you can withdraw your EPF without your employer's signature.
6. After its activation, you can check your EPF balance using SMS and missed call facility.
7. You will also get a monthly SMS update of your PF contribution.

How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?

In the normal course, ask your employer for it. The employer should give it to every employee. Most of the employers use to print it in salary slips.

However if your employer does not provide it to you, you can get it through the member portal using your member Id.

Information needed to get your UAN number
Following information required to get your UAN through the UAN portal
1. PF (Provident Fund) number – Generally mentioned in the salary slip or you can get it from your HR department.
2. Name – as per your PF records.
3. Date of birth – As in the record of the EPFO.
4. Mobile – You should have mobile as PIN will be sent on the given mobile.
5. Email Id (Optional).

Procedure to get UAN through PF number

2. Click on the link “Know your UAN status” option under the “Important Links” section.
How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?
3. It will take you to a new page.
4. Here, select your state and EPFO office from the drop-down menu.
5. Now fill the PF member Id, name, date of birth, mobile, email id and the captcha code in the given columns. Your EPF member Id is printed on your salary slip.
How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?
6. Once you enter all the details, click on the “Get Authorization Pin” button.
7. Once you click on “Get Authorization Pin” button you will receive a PIN at your mobile.
8. Enter the PIN and click on “Validate OTP and get UAN” button.
How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?
9. Your UAN will be sent to your Mobile.
How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?
10. Now you will receive a message as below on your mobile.
How to get your UAN number of EPF through PF number?

Using this facility of EPFO, you can also know your UAN through your Aadhaar and PAN. Just choose the option of Aadhaar or PAN in place of Member Id.

Final Thoughts
That’s all, hope the above procedure will help you in getting your UAN number through PF number. If you don’t know yours then don’t delay, find your universal account number immediately. Linking Aadhaar with it is also important. Aadhaar linking makes you eligible to withdraw your PF online without the signature of your employer.

You may also like to read: Things you must know about EPF

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  1. Very Helpful content for those people who want to get UAN number, UAN number is important for Any type of updation in your PF account.
    I am also trying to describe how to get UAN number under EPFO.

  2. My registered mobile number is no more active , can i enter new mobile numnber to get OTP?

  3. Mobile number does not match with the available data. I'm getting this error. what's to be done?

  4. Informative post. This will certainly help many users.