Activating Your UAN Number: A Step-by-Step Guide

Activating Your UAN Number: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) oversees the issuance of Universal Account Numbers (UAN), essential for consolidating multiple Member IDs assigned to an individual by various employers into one single account.

Each employee is entitled to only one UAN throughout their career.

Activating and registering this UAN is crucial for all working individuals. The UAN can be generated and activated online via the UAN Member Portal.

If you’re seeking guidance on activating your UAN Number, you’ve come to the right place. We offer a concise, step-by-step guide to simplify the UAN activation process for you.

Steps to Find Out Your UAN Number (UAN)

Before activating your UAN Number, first, you will need your Universal Account Number, then only you will be able to activate it. To know your UAN number, follow the steps mentioned below:

Know Your UAN
  • Here, enter your registered mobile number (that you provided during generating UAN), captcha code and click on the “Request OTP” option.
  • An OTP will be received on your number. Then enter the OTP that you receive along with a captcha for verification.
UAN Form
  • Now, enter all the details asked here like your Name, DOB, Aadhaar/PAN/member ID, and the captcha for verification, and click on “Show my UAN”.
  • This is how you can check your UAN online.

If you want to use the services provided on the EPFO portal, first you have to activate your UAN Number. You can do this through the online UAN portal. For this, you need to follow the steps mentioned below:

Activate UAN
  • Enter all the details asked here, which is your UAN/member ID, Aadhaar number, name, DOB, mobile number, and captcha code, and click on the “Get Authorization PIN”.
  • An authorization PIN will be sent to your Aadhar-linked mobile number.
  • Enter that pin in the required area and then click on “Validate OTP and Activate UAN”.
UAN Activation

Thereafter, your UAN number is activated. You will receive a password on your mobile number. Using your UAN and password received on mobile, login to your EPF account.

Important Links
EPFO – BlogLink EPF with PAN
UAN LoginCheck PF Claim Status
Claim PF WithdrawalWithdraw PF
File ComplaintCheck EPF Passbook
Add NomineeCreate EPF Account
Update Date Of ExitCheck EPF Balance
Transfer EPF AccountActivate UAN Number
Link UAN with AadhaarEPFO Portal

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