The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has made it mandatory for employees to link their Aadhaar with their Universal Account Number (UAN). Linking Aadhar card with PF accounts can be done both online and offline. Let us have a look at how we can do it easily.
EPFO has made provisions for all employees across India to manage their PF accounts online. They can visit the EPFO website and link their UAN with Aadhaar. Here is how it can be done in no time:
Step 1: Visit the EPFO website https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
Step 2: Login to your account using your UAN and password.
Step 3: In the “Manage” section, click on the KYC option.
Step 4: A page opens where you can find a number of documents to link with your EPF account.
Step 5: Select the Aadhaar option and enter your Aadhaar number and your name as per your Aadhaar card and click on the save option.
Step 6: After you have saved your details, your Aadhaar will be verified from UIDAI’s data.
Step 7: On successful approval of your KYC document, your EPF account will be linked with Aadhaar and you will find “Verified” written against your Aadhaar details.
To make it easier for those individuals who are not adept in using computers, EPFO has made provisions for linking Aadhaar with their EPF account. Such employees can also get their EPF account linked with Aadhaar by visiting the EPFO office (Find EPFO Office Near You) and submitting the application in person. It can be done easily by following these simple steps:
Step 1: Fill out the “Aadhaar Seeding Application” form.
Step 2: Enter your UAN and Aadhaar in the form along with other relevant details.
Step 3: Attach self-attested copies of your UAN, PAN and Aadhaar with the form.
Step 4: Submit it to the executive at any of the field offices of EPFO or Common Service Centres (CSC) outlets.
Step 5: After proper verification, your Aadhaar will be linked with your EPF account.
Step 6: You will get a message related to this on your registered mobile number.