How to link Aadhaar with EPF account offline and online: Step-by-step process explained
It is easy to link Aadhar to EPF account via both online as well as offline way, by following this step by step guide explained below. However, one shall need his/her UAN to complete this process online. Also linking of Aadhaar to EPF makes its easier to verify all the details.
Linking your Aadhar number to your Employee Provident Fund (EPF) account allows you to withdraw or transfer your account. It is easy to link Aadhar to EPF account via both online as well as offline way, by following this step by step guide explained below. However, one shall need his/her UAN to complete this process online. Also linking of Aadhaar to EPF makes its easier to verify all the details. Chances of errors become zero or less as all your information remains consistent and accurate across organizations. Also, there are no or fewer chances of duplication or fake accounts. Here is a step by step guide to link your Aadhaar online and offline.
How to link Aadhaar with EPFO account online
Step 1: Visit the EPFO website - https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
Step 2: Now log in to your account using your UAN and password.
Step 3: Click on the ‘KYC’ option, from the ‘Manage’ section drop down menu.
Step 4: A new page will open with options of documents you can link with your EPF account.
Step 5: Select the ‘Aadhaar’ option and enter your Aadhaar number and name, according to your Aadhaar card.
Step 6: Save your details. This will be verified with the UIDAI’s data.
Step 7: Once it has been verified, your EPF will be linked to your Aadhaar card.
Step 8: To confirm this, log in to your account, where ‘Verified’ will be written against where you typed in your Aadhaar details.
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How to link Aadhaar with EPFO account offline
The employees can link Aadhaar with their EPF account by visiting the EPFO office and submitting the application.
Step 1: Pick up a copy of the Aadhaar Seeding Application form from the EPFO office and fill it up
Step 2: Enter your UAN and Aadhaar numbers, along with other details required
Step 3: Self-attest copies of your Aadhaar, UAN, and PAN and attach them with the form
Step 4: Submit it to any of the EPFO assistants
Step 5: Post verification, your Aadhaar will be linked with your EPF account
Step 6: You will receive a confirmation about the same via SMS on your Aadhaar registered mobile number