How to Link Aadhaar Card with EPF Account

Linking your Aadhaar number to your employee provident fund (EPF) account can make it easier for you to withdraw or transfer your PF balance when you leave your job. EPFO has made it very convenient for employees to link Aadhaar with their PF accounts. .

You can link Aadhaar in both online and offline methods to your EPF account.

How to Link Aadhaar Number with EPF Account Online?

You can link your Aadhaar and PF account by following these five simple steps:

  1. Step 1: Visit EPFO Member e-SEWA: https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
  2. UAN portal login
  3. Step 2: Log in with your UAN number and password.
  4. Click on KYC option
  5. Step 3: Click on the ‘KYC’ option under the ‘Manage’ tab.
  6. Enter PAN Aadhaar
  7. Step 4: On the new page, enter your Aadhaar and PAN number on the ‘Add KYC’ tab and click on submit. .
  8. Step 5: The details will then appear under the ‘Pending KYC tab’.
  9. Pending KYC tab

Once the linking is approved, your Aadhaar information will show under the ‘Approved KYC’ tab.

How to Link Aadhaar Number with EPF Account Offline?

You can link your Aadhaar with your PF account offline by visiting the nearest EPFO office. You will need to submit a duly filled application form by following these 3 simple steps:

  1. Step 1: Fill the columns with your name, Aadhaar number and UAN number.
  2. Step 2: Fill other relevant details as required.
  3. Step 3: Submit the form along with copies of your PAN card, UAN and Aadhaar card.

Your Aadhaar will be updated to your UAN once the submitted details are verified and you will get a message about it on your registered mobile number.

What Are the Benefits of Linking Aadhaar with EPF Account?

The Employee Provident Fund Organization, which has over 4 crore subscribers, has requested its members to link their EPF account with Aadhaar to enable easy verification of details.

Listed below are few of the benefits of linking Aadhaar number with your EPF account:

  1. There are very few chances of errors and discrepancies in the data when you link your Aadhaar with your EPF and UAN, as your information is consistent with your Aadhaar card details.
  2. Linking Aadhaar to your EPF account reduces the chances of having a duplicate account.
  3. You can withdraw your PF online without the attestation of your employer. The entire process can be completed online without any hassle.

Once the linking is approved, your Aadhaar information will show under the ‘Approved KYC’ tab.

This article is intended for informational purposes only. For more information please refer the link(s) provided above or visit https://uidai.gov.in/

News About EPFO

  • Aadhaar-EPFO dates extended

    TThe Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation(EPFO) has extended the deadline for linking the Aadhaar card to the Universal Account Number (UAN) till 31 December. The announcement was made by EPFO on its official Twitter account where they shared the guidelines for linking Aadhar-UAN. The deadline, however, is applicable for establishments in NORTH EAST and certain class of establishments.

    The entity also had announced the last date for the employees and employers to link their EPF accounts with their Aadhaar. However, many faced issues during the linking process and as such the body after taking prior approval from the Central Government of India decided to extend the date till 1 September 2021.

    According to the EPFO, almost 94% of the contributory EPF members have their Aadhaar-UAN linking in the seeding process. On taking into considering the low Aadhaar penetration in the EPFO’ administrative Zone of North East Region, the time for mandatory seeding of Aadhaar in UAN for filing ECR is extended till 31 December 2021.

    13 September 2021

  • Deadline for UAN-Aadhaar linking extended to 1 September by the EPFO

    The deadline for linking the Aadhaar and the Universal Account Number (UAN) has been extended until 1 September 2021 by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). Earlier the mandatory linking had to be completed by 1 June 2021. The main reason for the extension was the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, the EPFO has around 220 million accounts.

    21 June 2021

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