In this post, you gonna learn Epf UAN Activation/ Registration Process. I want clarify one thing that, UAN Activation and UAN registration, both are same. Don’t think that the procedure is different. Your UAN number is already generate by Epfo automatically and allotted one for you. You just need to know your UAN Number and activate the same through various modes mentioned below.
If you are looking for different ways to activate UAN or say register UAN Number, this article is for you. Lets dive into the main subject.
How to Know UAN Number
Before you gonna learn how to activate UAN number, you should know you UAN Number. You can find UAN on your payslip. If it is not available in your salary slip, you should contact the HR or personnel department of your organisation to find your UAN. This is only applicable to those who get PF deducted from their salary.
You can also find your uan number online. Read my previous post to Know UAN Number by PAN or PF Number. Please read that post.
If you still not find UAN number from the above mentioned procedure, you can find Epf UAN Number with the help of following documents and details.
Documents Required for UAN Registration / Activation:
You require the following documents and information for Epf UAN Registration.
You require any one of the following details.
- UAN Number
- Member ID
- Aadhar Number
You must know that, in order to activate uan number online with aadhar number or PAN, they should have already submitted and linked to your epf account by EPFO.
You require the following details…
- Name (As per Epf Records)
- Date of Birth
- Mobile Number (Registered with EPF)
You will receive OTP to this number.
How to Activate UAN Number using EPF Member Portal:
You can activate UAN number on EPF Member Portal and by sending SMS or through UMANG App
Step 1: Head over to https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface
Step 2: Click on ‘Activate UAN’ as shown the below screenshot.
Step 3: It will redirect you to the following page. On this page, Enter UAN Number or Member ID or Aadhaar or PAN. Enter any of these details that you have. Next, enter the mandatory fields Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Captcha and Email Id (Optional). Finally, click on ‘Get Authorization Pin’.
Step 4: Now, you will receive a OTP. Enter it in the following screen.
That’s It. You Epf UAN Number is activated now. You will get a message screen like below.
This is the 1st method to activate UAN Number on portal. You can activate UAN Number by SMS.
Epf UAN Activation by SMS:
You can activate UAN by SMS. All you have to do is type the following SMS and send it to 7738299899
EPFOHO<<Space>>ACT<<Comma>><<12 Digit UAN>><<Comma>><<22 Digit Member Id>>
Example: EPFO ACT,102610261026,DLCPM00111110000004444
Please do not give any space before or after comma. This is the common mistake people commit while sending SMS.
This is the end of main topic about UAN registration / activation process. Here under i will answer few frequqntly asked questions related to EPF UAN Number Activation / Registration. You can skip to comments sections and ask your doubt or comment about our post or continue reading it.
EPF UAN Number Activation FAQ’s:
1. What to do if my UAN Number is activated by my employer?
Ans: In some cases, employer activates your UAN from their end. They will do it for your convenience or their. In this case you don’t need to do anything as it is already activated / registered by employer but to get UAN Number from your employer and update your KYC online through EPF Member Portal.
2. What to do if i don’t know my Member portal login details?
Ans: The username for login is your UAN Number. If you don’t know the password, you can read my post UAN Forgot Password, to learn how reset password.
3. My mobile number is different from the number registered with EPFO. How could i change it?
You read my post on How to Register Mobile Number with UAN, a step by step guide.
Continue Reading My Previous Epf and UAN related Posts… Please comment for any help related to Employee Provident Fund (EPF). Thanks for Reading.