Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Universal Account Number (UAN) - Registration, Login, Check UAN

Universal Account Number (UAN) is a unique 12 digit number that is diverse for every distinctive individual. This number, essentially, helps an individual control the majority of his/her EPF accounts. The UAN is typically connected with the representative working in the association.

UAN - Universal Account Number

What is Universal Account Number?

This number is issued by the Ministry of Labor and Employment, Government of India. In the event that an individual changes his activity, he will get another PF account with the association. Along these lines, different PF account numbers will be allocated to a representative. Various PF account numbers is a zone of worry the same number of workers report complaints identified with exchange and withdrawal of PF sum. To counter this issue and to make the administration of provident reserve accounts less demanding, the idea of UAN was presented The UAN is a solitary record number that will interface the various IDs related with a business. With UAN, a representative can associate all his EPFO records to make the procedure of PF withdrawal and exchange all the more simple.

How to know your UAN:- 

a. Through Employer 

In the ordinary course, you can without much of a stretch get your Universal Account Number from your boss designated to you by the EPFO. A few bosses print the UAN number in the compensation slips as well. 

b. Through UAN Portal utilizing PF number/part ID 


It is conceivable, that you can't get your Universal Account Number from the business, you can acquire the UAN number through UAN entry moreover. You have to pursue the underneath steps: 

Step 2: Click on the tab 'Know your UAN Status'. The accompanying page will show up. UAN

Step 3: Select your state and EPFO office from dropdown menu and enter your PF number/part ID alongwith alternate subtleties, for example, name, date of birth, versatile no, captcha code . You can get the PF number/part ID from your compensation slip. Enter the tab 'Get Authorization Pin'. 

Step 4: You will get a PIN on your versatile number. Enter the PIN and tap on 'Approve OTP and get UAN' catch. 

Step 5: Your Universal Account Number will be sent to your portable number.

How to activate and login to the EPFO website using UAN?:-

So as to enact UAN, it is basic that you have your Universal Account Number and PF part id with you. Given beneath are ventures to actuate. 

Step 1: Go the EPFO landing page and tap on 'For Employees' under 'Our Services' on the dashboard.  


Step 2: Click on 'Part UAN/Online administrations' in the administrations area. You would achieve the UAN entrance. 


Step 3: Enter your Universal Account Number, versatile number and PF part ID. Enter the captcha characters. Tap on 'Get approval PIN' catch. You will get the PIN on your enrolled versatile number. 

Tap on 'I Agree' under the Disclaimer checkbox and enter the OTP that you get on your portable number and tap on 'Approve OTP and Activate UAN'. 

On enactment of the UAN, you will get a secret phrase on your enrolled portable number to get to your record. 

On the off chance that you wish to change your secret word it is conceivable, when you sign into the UAN entrance with your Universal Account Number as id and the secret phrase you get on your portable number.


Features & Benefits of UAN:-

The primary protest of UAN is to help the centralization of worker information and diminishing the reliance of Employee Provident Fund Organization on bosses with the end goal of representative confirmation. At present, the character of individuals is checked by the EPFO through the information acquired by bosses. With the presentation of UAN, the financial balance subtleties of the part and KYC subtleties are connected in a way that the representative's personality is checked and set up. 

The UAN will likewise help EPFO in following the activity changes of each worker. On the off chance that an individual changes his activity, he should give the UAN number to his manager to connect the new PF account. Along these lines, EPFO will have refreshed data on where a man is utilized whenever. Likewise, UAN will prevent individuals from making pointless EPF withdrawals when they switch occupations. 

The fundamental Benefits of UAN is as per the following. 

  • Representatives can interface all their PF records to one single bound together record. 

  • Workers can pull back their PF online by utilizing the UAN. 

  • Exchanging the PF sum from old record to another record is additionally made simple with the UAN. 

  • Workers can check their EPF balance in a flash utilizing the UAN part gateway on the web. Likewise, by sending a SMS with UAN number, the representative can become acquainted with the PF balance. 

  • UAN is a distinguishing proof number that is free of managers. There will be any requirement for the business to verify your profile if your UAN is Aadhaar and KYC checked. 

  • UAN will assist the representatives with managing their PF accounts on the web and this would imply that any business won't have the capacity to keep down the PF measure of any worker. 

  • Representatives would have the capacity to follow if the organization is storing the PF consistently or if the organization is postponing the PF commitment just by enlisting on the UAN gateway.

Advantages of UAN to employees:-

Each new PF account with another activity will go under the umbrella of a solitary bound together record. 

It is less demanding to pull back (completely or somewhat) PF online with this number. 

Presently the workers themselves can exchange PF balance from old to new utilizing this special record number. 

Whenever you need a PF explanation (visa reason, advance security and so forth.), you can download one right away – either by signing in utilizing part ID or UAN or by sending a SMS. 

There will be no requirement for new businesses to approve your profile if the UAN is as of now Aadhaar and KYC-confirmed. 

UAN guarantees that businesses can't get to or retain the PF cash of their representatives. 

It is less demanding for workers to guarantee that his/her manager is routinely keeping their commitment in the PF account.

Documents required to open UAN:-

  • Bank account info – account number, IFSC code, branch name.
  • ID Proof – Any photo-affixed and national identity card like Driving License, Passport, Voter ID, Aadhaar, SSLC Book
  • Address Proof: A recent utility bill in your name, rental/lease agreement, ration card or any of the ID proof mentioned above if it has your current address
  • PAN card – Your PAN Number should be linked to UAN
  • Aadhaar Card –  SInce, Aadhaar is linked to bank account and mobile number, it is mandatory.
  • ESIC card
Registering UAN:-

Pursue the means offered underneath to effortlessly enlist your UAN on the web. 

In the wake of accepting the UAN from the business, sign on to the official site of EPFO administrations where you can initiate your UAN. Select "Enact UAN based enrollment" and give insights concerning your UAN, part ID and portable number. 

After you have presented the subtleties, you will get a PIN for approval on your versatile. After you have entered the PIN, the screen will enable you to make a login and a secret key utilizing which you can get to the offices in UAN entry. 

The client name will dependably be your UAN while you can choose your secret key.

UAN Login:-

You can sign on to the EPF official site utilizing your username as UAN and secret word. In the wake of signing in, you will have the capacity to do the accompanying. 

  • Download the UAN card and passbook 
  • View PF connecting status and rundown all part IDs 
  • View exchange guarantee status, document exchange guarantee and framework produced exchange guarantee status 
  • Alter individual subtleties including portable number and email id 
  • Refresh KYC data and transfer KYC records 
  • View helpdesk contacts

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