Universal Account Number [UAN Status]
UAN number is allotted to every employer who is a part of EPFO and EPFO identity is for lifetime. UAN number is a 12 digit permanent number. The UAN number is handy when you want to check information regarding EPF online. For getting the UAN number, the employer has to submit required information to EPFO portal and if you are not allotted the UAN number then you can check it yourself by UAN status.
UAN can be linked with PAN number, aadhar card and bank accounts that turn out to be very beneficiary for employers. The UAN remains same even if you change your job and you can know your UAN status using PF number online. Following are the methods to know or check UAN status.
Check Online UAN Status
For checking UAN status, make sure you have your 22 digit member id with you.
- Visit the official Page of EPFO
- From the drop down list select EPFO office and state, where as you select region and state the two boxes of PF account number will automatically get filled.
- Here, enter PF account number, extension code and Establishment code and if you do not have the extension code then, you can leave it blank.
For searching the establishment code use below link
- By clicking Check Status button you will be notified whether the UAN number is allotted or not.
If the number is allotted then it will show something like this ‘Your UAN’ is allotted for Member ID<Your member id> and please provide details to verify and the UAN details will be sent to you via SMS.
By getting this message means you have been allotted by the UAN number and now you can fill the details to get your number. Also with the help of UAN number you can check your PF claim status online.
Fill the required details as shown.
- Date of Birth
- Member name
- Mobile Number
- Password and confirm Password
- Then enter the captcha code.
After filling the details click Get Pin and you will receive it via SMS that you have to insert in PIN field. As doing so, your request will be submitted and will be processed in next 7 days. Once it’s processed, it will be sent to you via SMS.
Activate EPF Universal Account Number
Use the following official link to activate and check UAN status.
After activating create your login ID and by using UAN number check EPFO balance. Once you get your UAN number, you can know your EPF claim status. UAN number ensures minimal dependency on working staff. Much information related to EPFO account can be found out that too without going to employers. The EPFO doesn’t generate multiple UAN numbers. By using given procedure you can check status on your UAN number and if you have withdrawn the EPF amount, you can still check UAN status and generate UAN.
Hope this data was helpful to you in valuable ways. In UAN portal you can check all information like UAN status, EPF balance and many more. If you have any question or doubt leave your comments here. Also remember our site for EPF related updates.