Universal Account Number (UAN) is a very important number for working employees as it will ease many process related to job change, EPF transfer, etc,. Aadhaar number is another vital number for most Indians as it needed in most of the transactions.
It is always better to link you aadhaar number where ever possible such as bank account, LPG connection, income tax etc, as your transaction will be hassle free.
Individuals can submit claims directly to EPFO without employers attestation if your aadhaar is linked to your UAN.
Here are things you can do with Aadhaar based UAN.
Update nominations online
Individuals can change nominations any number of times online if you have activated Universal Account Number (UAN).
Once you submit online, it will be sent to the employer for his approval or rejection.
It's important that you have your UAN number and other PF details, before you download your passbook.
You need to login to the Member Portal by your UAN and password.
Then go to the menu ‘Download' and select ‘Download Passbook'. There is a link given to download PDF of this passbook also.
Link multiple EPF accounts
EPFO has been advising members to link all their PF account numbers with the UAN and to also seed KYC data against their UAN number.
Enter and update KYC Details
After login, go to the 'Profile' menu and select 'Update KYC Information'. Provide the correct name as the name appears on the document and provide the document number and upload all your scanned documents which will be verified by your employer.
Status of online transfer claim
A registered member with EPFO's UAN Member Portal "online transfer of EPF claims" and "online checking of the status of the transferred claims" will be made available.
Edit personal details
Go to Profile Menu in Member Portal and select an option ‘Edit Mobile No.' or ‘Edit Email ID' for changing mobile number and email id respectively.
Download UAN Card
Once you login, click on menu download UAN card your page will be displayed. Click on the "Download Card" to download the Card in the PDF format.