UAN Registration & Activation Process Online

  • Author: Saphi Evangelarity Syiem
  • 5 min read
  • November 10, 2022
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The online registration and activation of a Universal Account Number (UAN) allow access to all of the information in an individual’s account on the official website of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). After registering and activating your account, which takes only a few minutes, you will be able to do anything online, from seeing your account balance to withdrawing your Provident Fund (PF) amount, as needed. You may then access your EPFO account from anywhere at any time of day or night using a computing device with an internet connection, making it highly handy and simple to maintain.

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UAN Registration and Activation Procedures

Individuals must have their UAN number, Member ID, Aadhaar number, or PAN in order to activate their UAN. The following is the method that workers must complete in order to activate their UAN:

Step 1: Employees must first connect to

Step 2: The employee must then click on ‘Activate UAN.’

Step 3: The employee must input their UAN, Member ID, Aadhaar number, or PAN on the next page.

Step 4: The employee must then provide information such as his or her name, date of birth, mobile phone number, email address, and captcha.

Step 5: After entering the aforementioned information, the employee must click on ‘Get Authorization Pin.’

Step 6: The employee will get the PIN on their registered cellphone number with the UAN.

Step 7: On the following screen, input the OTP, check the ‘I Agree’ disclaimer checkbox, then click ‘Validate OTP and Activate UAN.’

Step 8: The employee will get password information by text message to the registered cellphone number.

Step 9: The employee must check in to the EPFO portal using their UAN, password, and captcha data. Employees can also modify the password that was sent to their registered cellphone number.

Step 10: If employees forget their password, they can reset it using the EPFO site. Employees will, however, need to know their UAN in order to reset their password.

Connect Your Aadhaar Number to Your UAN and the PF

  • Umang App

Step 1: First, obtain the Umang App.

Step 2: Select ‘eKYC services.’

Step 4: Select the ‘Aadhaar Seeding Option.’

Step 5: Input your UAN.

Step 6: Obtain the OTP.

Step 7: Input your Aadhaar card number.

Step 8: You will receive another OTP on your mobile device.

Step 9: Your UAN will be connected to your Aadhaar.

OTP Verification on EPFO e-KYC Portal

Step 1: Access the EPFO Portal.

Step 2: Select ‘For workers.’

Step 3: Click the ‘Link UAN Aadhaar’ button.

Step 4: Input your UAN and cell phone number.

Step 5: An OTP will be sent to your cell phone.

Step 6: Enter your Aadhaar information.

Step 7: Select an Aadhaar Verification Method.

Step 8: An OTP will be sent to your cell phone.

Step 9: Your UAN will be connected to your Aadhaar.

  • EPFO Portal

Step 1: Access the EPFO Unified Portal at

Step 2: Select the Manage Tab.

Step 3: Choose ‘KYC.’

Step 4: Choose your Aadhaar number.

Step 5: Provide your Aadhaar number and name.

Step 6: Select Save.

Step 7: The status will be ‘Pending KYC,’ and it will be accepted.

Required Documents for UAN Activation

  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN Card
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Voter ID
  • Bank account details and IFSC
  • Proof of Address
  • ESIC Card

UAN Characteristics

UAN has the following characteristics and benefits:

  • UAN assists in keeping track of several job changes on an employee.
  • It aids in the centralization of personnel data across the country.
  • It lessens the load on businesses when it comes to personnel verification.
  • With the implementation of UAN, EPF withdrawals have decreased.

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UAN Advantages

The following are the advantages of UAN:

  • Every new PF account associated with new employment will be assigned to a single UAN account.
  • Using this UAN, you can effortlessly withdraw PF.
  • Employees can also use UAN to transfer their PF balance from their old PF number to their new PF number.
  • You may see your PF statement at any time by signing in with your member ID or UAN.
  • UAN ensures that employers cannot access or withdraw PF payments from their employees.

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UAN Registration & Activation Process Online FAQs

How to Correct Personal Details in UAN?

Employees must provide accurate information, which employers will check and forward to the appropriate official. The right information will be uploaded to the UAN site after appropriate verification.

Can I Change My Mobile Number or E-Mail ID in the UAN Member Portal?

Yes, you can change your mobile number and email in the UAN portal. What you have to do is to go to the profile menu and select the option called “Edit Mobile No” or “Edit Email ID” where you need to enter your new mobile number or e-mail id.

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