Link aadhaar with uan 2022 How to link Aadhaar number to EPF UAN online?
Online Aadhaar-UAN link: It has become mandatory to link the Universal Account Number (UAN) with the Aadhaar number. Your deadline was set for tomorrow, i.e. November 30, 2021. In such a situation, if UAN has not linked with Aadhaar, please do so today. If you do not do this, from December 1, 2021 you will have to face many problems. Because of this, employees will not be able to deposit their monthly portion of salary into the EPF account. There will also be a problem in withdrawing the same provident fund. The deadline for linking UAN with Aadhaar number was first May 31, 2021, extended until August 31, 2021, last extended until November 30, 2021.
The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has made it mandatory to link the Aadhaar number to the Employees Provident Fund account. The EPFO has recently brought most of its facilities online.
You can now check your PF account balance, account statements, submit PF transfer claims online (or) make partial or full withdrawals from your PF account online. But to take advantage of most of these facilities, your Aadhaar number should have been linked with UAN (Universal Account Number).
Aadhaar is an important document for KYC verification as it contains details like name, date of birth, address, photo etc. If you provided your bank account details in your UAN interface and authenticated your Aadhaar number, claims settlement can be very fast. and easy.
In this post, let us discuss the different options through which you can link Aadhaar to EPF UAN.
How to link EPF UAN to Aadhaar via eKYC portal? (Option 1)
The EPFO has recently launched this online provision to link Aadhaar to your EPF (UAN) account. You can submit your Aadhaar number to EPFO without logging into your UAN member portal.
– Please visit the EPF portal.
– Click on ‘eKYC portal’ in the ‘online services’ section of the home page.
You will be redirected to the eKYC portal page. Click on the ‘UAN Aadhaar Link’ option in the ‘For EPFO Members’ section.
On the “link your UAN with Aadhaar” screen, provide your current UAN number and the mobile number that is linked to UAN and click “Generate OTP”. Provide the OTP in the ‘Confirm OTP’ field and your Aadhaar number and then click the ‘submit’ button. (The moment you provide your UAN number, the mobile phone number that is linked to it is displayed.)
1. After successful OTP verification and if your personal details between UAN and Aadhaar match, then Aadhaar will be linked to your UAN. In this process, your employer is not involved.
2. If there are discrepancies (for example: your name in UAN may be different from the name provided in Aadhaar), you must correct them in UAN (through your employer) or on the Aadhaar card.
Under this eKYC portal, you also have the option to track your eKYC status online (track Aadhaar-UAN binding status online).
– Visit the eKYC portal. Click on the ‘Track eKYC’ link in the ‘for EPFO members’ section.
If UAN and Aadhaar link successfully, you will receive the following message.
UAN linking to aadhaar online verification successful message
Option 2: How to link Aadhaar number to UAN through member portal?
You can also link your UAN to Aadhaar by logging into your EPFO’s UAN member portal.
Visit EPFO’s unified member portal. Login to your UAN interface with your credentials.
Select the ‘Manage’ tab and click on the ‘KYC’ option.
Update KYC on the EPF Unified Member Portal
In the ‘Add KYC’ section, you have the options to provide your bank account details,
PAN, Aadhaar number, etc. Once you provide these details, they will be displayed in the ‘Pending KYC Section’. EPF UAN KYC verification pending employer employee
Once your employer approves them, they will be moved to the ‘KYC Approved’ section.
To link UAN and Aadhaar, you need to click on the “Verify” button displayed next to your Aadhaar number in the “KYC approved” section.
EPFO will access your Aadhaar data and check it against data available in the UIDAI database. If they match, on successful authentication, your UAN is linked to the Aadhaar number. The status under KYC Approved against your Aadhaar will now show as ‘Verified’.
If there are discrepancies, the link will fail. You can also check the link status online through the eKYC portal. If your UAN is not linked to Aadhaar, you will receive the following error message. EPF account name Date of birth Gender discrepancy Aadhaar not linked to UAN
Option 3: In case you don’t have internet access or have technical problems, you can also submit your Aadhaar to UAN offline by visiting any of the EPF field offices (Common Service Centres).
Option 4 (latest update): Now you can also link EPF UAN to Aadhaar via the UMANG mobile app.
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