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How to create Direct UAN via EPFO portal

EPFO, the retirement fund body, has made a universal account number (UAN) mandatory for all employers that are covered by the 1952 Employees Provident Funds Act and Miscellaneous Provisions Law. A UAN is given to every employee working for an employer, company, or factory that has an active PF account.

EPFO provides many online facilities to EPF Members. This includes the ability to create Direct UAN online following a few simple steps.

Here’s how you can generate Direct UAN through EPFO Portal

  • Visit this official EPFO link https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
  • Click on the link to Direct UAN Allotment for Employees.
  • Enter your Aadhaar-linked mobile number and click on Generate OTP.
  • Enter the OTP you have received on Aadhaar linked mole and click on the Submit button
  • Now select YES for “Are you employed in any private company/factory/establishment. If you select NO, the system will redirect to the home page.
  • Select the EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY you want from the drop-down list.
  • If EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY is selected as “In the establishment/company/factory” covered under EPFO, system will prompt for PF Code number, otherwise system will prompt to entre the details of the establishment
  • The system will display details about the establishment. Enter the date of your joining, select the IDENTITY PROOOF TYPE, and then upload a copy of the “Identity proof Type” chosen.
  • Enter your Aadhaar/virtual ID and captcha, then click on Generate OTP
  • Send the OTP you received on your phone to us
  • The details will be retrieved from UIDAI. Now click on the REGISTER BUTTON
  • Your UAN will be generated now
  • UAN will also be sent to your mobile phone



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