EPFO Update: Check step-by-step guide to link Aadhaar-UAN on UMANG app, online, offline
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had recently announced that members will be able to avail the UAN-Aadhaar linking facility through the UMANG Mobile App. The UMANG or Unified Mobile Application provides a passage for various government services in one place.
In the existing facilities, linking the Aadhaar number with the PF account is a new entry.
Here are three other ways in which you can link your Aadhaar card to your PF account.
Link Aadhaar with PF account via the UMANG app
Step 1: Download the UMANG app via Google Play Store or Apple iOS.
Step 2: Click on the EPFO link.
Step 3: Tap on ‘eKYC Services’.
Step 4: Select the’ Aadhaar Seeding’ option and keep your UAN ready.
Step 5: Enter your UAN number and OTP will be sent to your registered phone number.
Step 6: Once you enter all the details, your Aadhaar will get linked to your UAN number.
Link Aadhaar with PF account via the EPFO website
Step 1: Visit the EPFO website – www.epfindia.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the online services section.
Step 3: Tap on eKYC portal link.
Step 4: Click on ‘Link UAN Aadhaar’ and an OTP will be sent to your registered phone number.
Step 5: After the OTP verification, provide your Aadhaar Number.
Step 6: Another OTP will be sent, post verifying that, if UAN details match with Aadhaar then UAN-Aadhaar linking will be completed.
Link Aadhaar with EPF account offline
Step 1: Visit the office and fill the ‘Aadhaar Seeding Application’ form
Step 2: Enter your UAN and Aadhaar details and other relevant information in the form.
Step 3: Attach self-attested copies of your PAN, Aadhaar, and UAN.
Step 4: Submit the filled-out form in any field offices of EPFO or Common Service Centres (CSC).
Step 5: Once verification is done, Aadhaar will be linked to the EPF account.
Step 6: Once the Aadhaar and UAN are linked, you will receive a message on your registered mobile number for confirmation.