Universal Account Number
Recently my employer provides me my Universal Account Number and I activate it. How I activate; I shall show you the process of activation UAN. Before going to this topic, you should know what UAN is.
What is UAN?
Full form of UAN is Universal Account Number. UAN is allotted by EPFO for online and easy transfer your EPF when you will change your job. UAN can be used anywhere in India.
How you will get your Universal Account Number?
Your employer will provide UAN to you when EPFO allot it for you. You can check status of your Universal Account Number online.
How to check UAN status?
Step 1. Visit http://uanmembers.epfoservices.in/
Step 2. Click on ‘Know your UAN status.
Step 3. Select your state & PF office region and enter your PF number on the field.
Step 4. Now click on ‘Check Status’. If EPFO allot your UAN, you will see a massage ‘Your UAN is allotted, kindly get your UAN no. from your employer’.
So collect your Universal Account Number and activate it. Now I am showing to you step by step; how to activate Universal Account Number or UAN.
How to activate Universal Account Number?
Step 1. Keep your Universal Account Number and EPF number.
Step 2. Visit http://uanmembers.epfoservices.in/ and scroll down and click on Active your UAN based registration.
Step 3. Select ‘I Have Read and Understood the Instructions’.
Step 5. Enter pin which you have received on mobile and click on submit.
Step 6. Now give a log in password and email Id and submit it. Your Universal Account Number has activate. You can access your account by UAN and password given by you.
What you can do with this account?
You can download Member Pass Book and UAN Card. You can list Previous Member ID and View Status. You can claim for Transfer (this option is not active now, will be activated soon). You can also edit your profile like mobile number, email id, KYC, password and personal details.