What Is UAN?
UAN abbreviation meaning is Universal Account Number which is allotted by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation.The Universal Account Number is a 12 digit number allotted to the employee for contributing to EPF account.UAN number is the universal number it is life time allotted number.it does not change when you change your job.The Universal Account Number is a tremendous change in EPFO services because the process of PF status, EPF balance, Universal Account Number status, Universal Account Number activation is the completely online process so you can check your account with in a fraction of sec.
Universal Account Number Card:
Universal Account Number card looks like a PAN card but UAN card Issued by EPFO it is lifetime card below we show the sample card for the easy understanding purpose only.
The Universal Account Number card front face looks like below image it displays Name of the card holder, Fathers Name or Husbands name, Photo of the member and Universal Account Number which is 12 digit number example 1000 1833 6042 (blue color circle) .If KYC of the member is uploaded by employer it shows YES other wise it shows No
The Universal Account Number card back face looking like below image it shows or display member IDs linked with Universal Account Number number which we circled with blue color, EPF website URL, and UAN help desk mail id
Benefits of Universal Account Number:
once you get Universal Account Number then you have to activate your Universal account number through members portal .after successful activation of your UAN you have lots of benefits which we are provided below look once
- you can update your account details through UAN member e Seva portal
- now you could link your old PF accounts which are not linked with the universal account number
- you may upload your Know Your Clients (KYC) details
- Now easy to change or update your Email id and Mobile number
- upcoming year may be EPFO will provide PF transfer and Withdrawal process through Online