Linking Aadhaar with the Universal Account Number (UAN), issued by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is not mandatory, it might still help you make UAN transactions more conveniently.
UAN is basically required to facilitate instrumental EPF account transactions such as fund-transfer within EPF account, from EPF account to bank account, among others.
How to link your Aadhaar with UAN :-
What is UAN?
Universal Account Number (UAN) is a 12-digit number, issued by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to all employees contributing to the PF scheme. It helps in efficient tracking of employee data for EPFO, and facilitates smooth access and operation of PF account for employees.
Step-by-step procedure to link Aadhaar with UAN
First off, log on to the online EPFO e-KYC portal.
Click on ‘Link UAN Aadhaar’ button at the bottom of eKYC portal box on homepage.
Enter your UAN, and click on ‘Generate OTP’.
Subsequently, an OTP will be sent to your UAN-registered mobile number. Enter the same.
Next up, enter your Aadhaar number, and select ‘Mobile/email based OTP’ as mode of verification……….Read More>>