12 digits UAN (Universal Account Number) is important for every employee who is contributing some amount to their EPF account. This UAN helps to know the EPF balance and EPF statement and for any to know the claim status. The employee can know their UAN through the employer. At the time of salary slip, the employee can identify it on the right top.
Another method is employee can log in through this portal https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/ and clicks on “Know Your UAN Status”. Then fill the details as per it and get OTP and validate it and finally, you will get UAN on your registered mobile number. Now will see the process of how to activate the UAN at https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
Step by Step Process of UAN Activation:
Open this link from your secured internet browser https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
At the right bottom side of portal, you can identify the “Activate UAN” link, Click on it.
It will redirect you to another page of activating the UAN.
In the step, enter employee UAN in that tab.
Enter your member ID, select office.
Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar card number carefully.
Enter your PAN card number.
And next Name, Date of Birth, registered mobile number, email id.
Enter the captcha which is shown above.
Then, click on the tab Get Authorization Pin.
A unique code will be sent to the registered mobile number and validate here and if you entered correctly it will display the message UAN Activated. Else it will display any errors if you entered.
That’s it, if you follow the above steps, you can activate your UAN. You can also activate your UAN through mobile also.
UAN Activation using Android Mobile phone:
Go to play store and search UMANG application.
Install the application.
If you are the new user you need to sign up with a mobile number or Aadhaar card number also.
After the successful login process, you can find EPFO in services tab.
Click on EPFO service option. It will redirect you to EPF website and you can identify “Activate your UAN” option. Click on that option.
Then in the new window, you need to enter your PF number, DOB, PAN number and registered mobile number.
At last click on the Activate UAN tab.
A unique code will be generated and will be sent to the mobile number. Validate the OTP in enter your OTP tab. And click on the Activate UAN.
If it’s successful, it will display the message like UAN Activated else displays the error.
So, employees can activate their UAN through EPF unified portal or using UMANG application.