UAN Status Online (Universal Account Number)
If you are waiting for your EPF UAN number, this is a right place for you. We have already shared very useful posts for all employees and employers who are EPFO member. This article is particularly to check your UAN status. Employees will also get guidelines to activate their UAN number online. Check the UAN activation status and start enjoying a host of online facilities at EPFO portal. The universal account number is issued to every EPFO member or employee. If you do not know your UAN number, you should obtain it from your employer. They give a unique identity to all employees who are contributing to the provident funds. The number is valid for lifetime and gives you lots of facilities. Activate the UAN online to enjoy online facilities of EPFO. You can track PF status and EPF balance by SMS if your universal account no. is activated.
Provident funds is a major saving tool for all working people who are contributing to EPFO. The provident fund amount comprises of contributions from the employer, employee, and the government. A huge number of employees are members of EPFO. Hence, any information pertaining to the UAN is very significant. This article is written to show you how to check your UAN status online. If you have not yet received this number, check the status. If you have received, check how to activate to enjoy tons of benefits. The UAN number is a unique number for each employee and does not change with the change of job. The number remains same for multiple PF account numbers. Employees can also seed the UAN with PAN, aadhar, and bank accounts.
Procedure for Online UAN Status Check
You will require your 22 digits PF member ID for the process. Keep it hand while checking UAN status and follow the below steps.
- Visit the ‘Know your UAN Status’ page at EPFO portal:
- Pick your state and EPFO office or region from the available drop down list.
- Complete your PF account number. Leave the extension code blank if you do not have it in your number.
- Search for the establishment code using the link: http://search.epfoservices.in/est_search.php
- Hit the button for ‘Check Status to get a status message. The status message will clearly indicate if it is allotted or no.
If you get a message that your UAN is allotted, provide the details on the right hand side of the page. Get PIN on your mobile. Enter the PIN in the related field and submit it. Your UAN will be generated in next 7 days and sent on your mobile by SMS.
If you already have your UAN number, activate it at the EPFO website. It will be beneficial to you during various PF procedures. You will also enjoy many online facilities with UAN activation. Hence, we recommend you to activate UAN after UAN status check. Use the below link to activate UAN based registration.
Check the box to indicate that you have understood the instructions. Click the button for ‘Activate your UAN’. Provide all information in all the fields and get PIN on your mobile. Enter the PIN in the field given at the bottom. Click the ‘submit’ button. Your UAN activation status procedure is complete now.
Employees who are newly joining the EPFO scheme should be aware of the benefits of the UAN number. If your employer has not received your UAN, check UAN status online as shown above. UAN is among the initiatives by EPFO to reduce the dependency of employees on his/her employer. The online facilities gives greater freedom to employees to monitor their PF account. You can know what the balance amount in your PF account is. With UAN activation, you can list all your PF accounts to a single UAN. This will reduce your hassle of monitoring multiple PF accounts individually. Only a single UAN can be issued on the basis of per member. It is valid for lifetime and remains same in spite of the change of workplace. Stay with us for procedures of PF withdrawal and EPF claim status. Feel free to let us know if you are unable to get your UAN status or number using the above procedure.