People do jobs, for them their PF is a lifetime deposit. There are many questions in the mind of people regarding PF. Many times problems are also faced regarding PF. For example, suppose you want to do PF Balance Check, then how do you do it? You have to deal with many such problems. Well the solution to all these problems is one and that is UAN Number.
What is UAN Number? What is UAN Number
UAN number is very important for those people who have PF account. The full name of UAN is Universal Account Number. This is a 12 digit number which is given to the PF account holders by EPFO. Actually this UAN number is the identity of their PF. Those people whose PF is deducted, those people must have a UAN number . You get this UAN number once and only one number remains for life. It never changes. If you leave the job and go somewhere else, then you can start the same account again through your UAN number.
How to find UAN number? How to find UAN number?
There are two ways to find out the UAN number, but for this the most important thing is that your UAN number is activated. Only then you will be able to know about the UAN number.
The easiest way to find out the UAN number is to go to the HR department of your company and find out about it. You can also check the UAN number on your salary slip. If you are not able to get UAN number from here also or your UAN number has not been generated then you can generate it.
How to generate UAN number? How to generate UAN number?
- To activate UAN number, first of all, keep Aadhar number, PAN card, PF registered mobile number, (PF member id) with you. After that do the following process.
- First of all, you go to the UAN portal and click on the Member E Seva option.
- At the bottom of this, in the important link section, click on Know Your UAN status.
- Now a form will open in front of you. In this form, you have to fill Aadhaar number, PAN card number, mobile number, PF member ID and captcha code and click on Get Authorization PIN.
- Now an OTP will come on your mobile. You have to enter this OTP in this website. And click on Check status. After this you will get all the information related to your UAN number.
How to Activate UAN Number? How to activate UAN number?
- You will get the UAN number as mentioned above but you will have to activate it. To activate it, you should keep PF Member ID, UAN Number, Date of Birth, Aadhaar Number, PAN Card, Email ID, Mobile Number with you.
- To activate the UAN number, first go to the UAN website and click on Member E Seva.
- In this, you will see the option of Activate UAN in the section of the important link at the bottom, click on it.
- Now a form will open in front of you. Fill all the information asked in this form correctly and click on Get Authorization PIN.
- Now an OTP will come to your registered mobile number which you have to enter in the website.
- After entering the OTP, click on Validate OTP and activate UAN and your UAN number will be activated.
How to activate UAN number from mobile? How to activate UAN number from mobile?
- If you have the mobile number which you have registered on the PF account, then you can also activate the UAN number through SMS from your mobile.
- To activate the UAN number with the help of mobile, you create a message.
- If you want the answer of the message you want to send in Hindi, then at the last you should write HIN and for English write ENG. You have to send the message to 7738299899. In the message you have to write EPFOHO UAN HIN or EPFO UAN ENG.
- Send this message from your mobile to the given number. Its charge will be normal, which is usually charged.
- After sending the message, you will get the information about the activation of the UAN number through the message.
Benefits of UAN Number Benefits of UAN Number
With the activation of the UAN number, you can avail many benefits. You can get many information about your PF account through your mobile sitting at home.
- Can check PF balance.
- Can transfer PF.
- Multiple PF accounts can be linked together.
- You can download PF Passbook.
- Can see all the information related to PF account.
- You can check PF balance by sending a message through mobile.
- Can view PF statement.
UAN number is very useful for you. If you have a PF account and do not have a UAN number, then you must first generate and activate your UAN number. With its help, you can do many things sitting at home. Many times you have to take the help of others to check your PF or you have to check your PF balance by paying money. You can get rid of all these problems with the help of UAN number.
After the activation of the UAN number, you can easily run the Umang app, which gives information about the PF account. In this app also you get many information related to PF account. If you do not want to worry about small things regarding PF, then you must activate the UAN number.
If you do not have it, then you must first generate it and then get it activated. This will help you a lot in future because PF withdrawal is online nowadays and forms are also filled online for which UAN number is necessary.