How to update KYC Details on UAN EPFO Portal Online?

How to update KYC Details on UAN EPFO Portal Online?

If you are salaried employee, you might be wondering about EPF being credited by your employer in your EPF account. If you are changing your job, you may need to withdraw or transfer the amount. In such case updating KYC in EPFO portal Online would help. There are several other benefits available by updating KYC against your Universal Account Number (UAN) online. How to update KYC in UAN EPF Portal Online? What are the documents required to update this KYC in UAN Portal? This article would provide some of these details.

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Benefits of updating KYC Details in UAN EPFO Portal

You need to have a Universal Account Number (UAN) to update KYC in UAN portal online. Here are the key benefits if you update it:

1) EPF members can withdraw money without attestation with their employers.

2) EPF subscribers can transfer funds without the attestation of their previous or current employer.

3) Currently we are seeing that several companies are delaying crediting EPF amount. The EPF member would get monthly alerts about their EPF credits made by their employers if KYC is updated. This way the employee is sure that his EPF amount is credited on time, else he can question the employer.

4) EPF members would get SMS alerts for any withdrawals made. This way you are sure that your money is not withdrawn by someone else.

5) EPF subscribers can merge multiple PF accounts (if any).

What are the documents required to update KYC in UAN EPFO Portal Online?

Here the eligible documents that are required to update your KYC in EPF portal.

1) Aadhaar Card

2) Permanent Account Number (PAN Card)

3) Bank account Number

4) Passport

5) Driving License

6) Election Voter Card

7) Ration Card

How to get login details for the UAN EPF Portal?

If you already have login details, you can skip to the next section. You need to have login details to update KYC. If you don’t have it, you need to follow this:

1) Visit this UAN EPF Link.

2) Enter all details like your city, state, Aadhaar number, PAN number, Date of Birth, Mobile number, etc., and click on “Generate Pin”

3) You would get login credential details

Now you can login to UAN portal and update.

How to update KYC in UAN EPFO Portal Online?

You need to keep some of the above documents ready along with UAN and login details before you start for KYC in UAN Portal Online.

Step-1: Login to EPF member portal

Step-2: Give your UAN number and Password.

login screen - How to update KYC details on UAN EPFO Portal Online

Step-3: Go to Manage (KYC tab)

Step-4: Select PAN number and update your PAN details

Step-5: Select Aadhaar option and update your details

Step-6: Select Bank Account and update your bank details

Now some of these details (like PAN) would go to employer for verification. Till such time it shows “Pending with Employer”.

The employer might take 3-5 working days to verify these details. Once these are approved it would show as “approved by employer”. Once they approve the KYC process is complete and you would get an SMS on your mobile about this change.

KYC Details in UAN EPFO Portal Online

How to delete KYC details on the UAN EPF portal without help from an employer?

It could happen that you entered incorrect KYC details for which want to correct them immediately.

1) Login to UAN Porta

2) Visit Manage à KYC documents

3) View the document for which you fee the data is incorrect (e,g. Aadhaar Card). Next to that you would see “x” button. You can click on that and data would be erased. You can update the correct details now

4) The above is possible only when your employer has not approved the KYC details. Once he approved, you cannot modify the same.

Some of the FAQs about KYC Details updating in UAN EPF Portal

1) What happens if I don’t update KYC in EPF Portal?

The process is NOT mandatory. However, by updating KYC, the data would be up to date. When you switch jobs or resign and start some business, this info would help in reducing the timeline for the transfer of EPF money or withdrawal of such EPF amount.

2) I have uploaded KYC documents in UAN EPF Portal, but these are not approved yet?

Generally the documents would be reviewed and approved in 3-5 working days.   Please have patience till such time.

3) Do I need to visit every day to UAN Portal to view the status of documents?

Not required. Once the documents are reviewed and approved, you would get an SMS with the change. Typically this would happen in 3 working days.

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4) How do I upload KYC documents in UAN EPFO portal online?

You don’t need to upload KYC documents, you just need to specify the document number and the name as per the document.

 5) If I have some query about UAN EPF portal updating in KYC, to whom should I contact?

You can contact EPFO Customer support at below details.

EPFO Helpdesk: 1800 118 005

EPFO UAN Helpdesk:

Technical Support:

Conclusion: If you are salaried employee, updating KYC at UAN Portal would provide several benefits. This would also be useful if you are switching jobs in regular intervals for better careers.

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  1. My Aadhar card details entered wrongly when I joined the company. After correction in my Aadhar card now I want to Add new details in EPFO please suggest me how can i

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