UAN Aadhar Link

An Aadhaar Card is useful not only as a proof of identity, but also for critical activities such as financial transactions, and so on. 

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, or EPFO, is one such critical aspect where you can use your Aadhaar card to complete certain important procedures as a salaried professional as well as have access to the amount in your EPF account. Check our FAQ section to know more about this.

This is why it is important to link your Aadhaar and your UAN. In this article we will talk about how to link UAN with Aadhaar or how to connect UAN with Aadhaar.

How to Link UAN with Aadhaar

You can ensure UAN-Aadhaar link in the following ways -

Link UAN with Aadhar Online

EPFO has enabled UAN to be linked to Aadhaar through the EPFO e-KYC Portal. This process is simple, time-saving, and dependable. 

To link UAN with Aadhaar online, follow the steps outlined below -

Link UAN with Aadhar Offline

EPFO has made provisions for individuals to link Aadhaar with their EPF account offline as well. Such employees can link their EPF account to Aadhaar by going to an EPFO office (the one nearest to them) and submit the application in person.

If you wish to link your Aadhaar to your EPF account or UAN offline, follow the steps given below -

How to Link UAN with Aadhaar through the Umang App

To promote mobile governance in India, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the National e-Governance Division (NeGD) launched UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance). 

Follow the steps listed below to link your EPF account with the UMANG app -

UAN Aadhar Link - Related FAQs

Yes, if you wish to file a claim for your EPF amount, then you will have to link your UAN with your Aadhaar. The deadline for the same is December 21, 2021.
No, you can only connect one mobile number to one EPF account.
EPFO assigns a Universal Account Number (UAN) to each contributing member and distributes it through the employers.
The goal is to link multiple Member Identification Numbers (Member IDs) assigned to a single member under a single Universal Account Number. As a result, the member will be able to see details for all Member Identification Numbers that are associated with it.
In layman's terms, a UAN is a 12-digit number assigned to each member of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) once in their career to help them manage their Provident Fund accounts.
UAN is being made mandatory for all employees because it greatly simplifies the handling of the EPF account, and makes transferring and withdrawing PF funds much easier.
An important point to remember here is that the UAN is typically given to employees by their employers, and the employee must initiate the process by providing appropriate KYC documents to the employer.
You can check whether your Aadhar Card is linked with your EPF/UAN on the unified portal of the Employee's Provident Fund Organization, India (unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface).

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