Monday, 5 March 2018

How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process


How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

EPF (Employees Provident Fund) is a retirement benefits scheme for salaried persons in India. EPF is managed and overseen by EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organisation). At present, an employee has to pay 12% of his/her salary (Basic + DA) towards the EPF scheme every month and an equal amount is paid by his/her employer. Every EPF member should nominate a nominee(s) in his/her EPF account to receive the EPF fund in the event of his/her death. In this post, we will take a look at how to submit or change EPF nomination online through UAN.



EPF Nomination online through UAN

The EPFO has recently launched E-nomination facility on Unified Member Portal. The EPF members can submit a new nomination or change their existing EPF nomination online through this facility. Any member with activated UAN can avail this EPF nomination online facility. The earlier process of changing EPF nomination was manual and lengthy. The new E-nomination facility is easy and faster. We all know that life is unpredictable. Therefore, keep your EPF nomination details up to date to avoid any problem with your dear ones in future.



Also read: Things you must know about EPF



Whom can you nominate for EPF?

1. In the case of a married male member
a) Wife
b) Children
c) Dependent parents
d) Deceased son’s widow and children.
2. In the case of a married female member
a) Husband
b) Children
c) Dependent parents
d) Husband’s, dependent parents
e) Deceased son’s widow and children
3. If at the time of making a nomination the member has no family, the nomination may be in favour of any person or persons.



How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

Following are the steps to submit or change EPF nomination online through UAN on Unified member portal.
2. Log in using your UAN (Universal Account Number) and password.
3. After login, click on the submenu “E-Nomination” under the main menu “Manage” tab.
How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

4. Now you will be taken to your profile page. Your profile page shows details like your UAN number, Name, Date of Birth, Father’s name, Date of joining, and Gender. Here you need to provide your permanent address in the relevant field and click on “Save” button. This step will update your address. Your date of joining the EPF scheme must be registered to complete this process.
5. Next, you need to select “Yes” or “No” to provide Family Declaration. If you select “Yes”, you will be asked to add your family details like Name, Date of Birth, Relation, Address, and Guardian (if a family member is a minor).
How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

6. Add your family details. You can select a relationship from the drop-down menu. Click on “Save Family Details” button to save your family details.
7. Next is EPF Nomination. Here you need to nominate your family member(s) for your EPF account. You also need to assign the percentage of the “total amount of share” to your nominees. If you select only one member as your nominee then you can assign 100% as the share.
How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

8. After completing the above details, click on “Save EPF Nomination” button to save EPF Nomination details in your EPF account.

9. Here you need to approve you E-Nomination by using e-Sign. Click on “e-Sign” button. 
How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

10. It will ask you to select signatory and generate OTP. Generate OTP by clicking on “generate OTP” button. 
How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process

11. The OTP will be sent to your mobile number that is linked to your Aadhaar.
12. Enter the received OTP in the provided field. Your EPF nomination will be registered in your EPF account.


Hope now you will be able to submit or change your EPF Nomination online through UAN.





Also read: How to link Aadhaar to EPF account online?

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How to submit or change EPF Nomination online through UAN | Online EPF Nomination process



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