uan portal members can do uan activation with uan number 4+ways by sending SMS to the epfo helpline. Requesting uan login on uan member portal. The whole process includes universal account number portal registration and successful login 


Brief Overview Of UAN Member Portal Registration

In order to know epf balance by UAN, Also known as downloading UAN passbook. EPFO Registration or UAn Registration is necessary, for this knowing Your UAN Number, or Generating It 1st. after that employees may want to know their UAN number status either it activated or not. this process also called as UAN status. Then again member needs to activated their UAN while registering on epfo member Portal. so the process is given below.

  1. Know/generate UAn Number,
  2. check UAN Number activation status
  3. Activate UAn Number  or
  4. register with UAN Portal set the login password.



What is UAN Activation?

as we already know what UAN is, but its a simple 12 digit number just like your aadhaar card. its helps to link all your pf accounts. merge all pf accounts to existing one by automatic pf transfer without employer signature.

UAN Activation is the process of registering employees for epfo online services. (epf balance, pf transfer, withdrawal, KYC update etc)

No worries about multiple pf numbers while changing jobs.


How to Know/generate  UAN?

1st step: check your payslip to know your pf number. may include your UAN Number.

Ask your HR: But he /she may not deal with due to a lot of headaches already with payroll etc.

Most Popular Check On Epfo Portal: we will elaborate this very clearly below.

Knowing Existing UAN / UAN generation with aadhaar:

Visit UAN Portal>>Know your UAN.

Enter PF / pAN/ Aadhaar and name, mobile number and date of birth.

Click on authorize to get your UAN SMS.

How to activate/ register UAN?

  1. visit uan Portal>> click Activate your UAN>> enter your UAN Number.
  2. Click on activate UAN for this mobile authorization necessary.
  3. UAN generation and activation with Aadhhar

just follow this steps

epfo portal>>aadhar based uan allotment>> enter Aadhaar>> Authorize KYC with aadhaar>>

Note Your UAN Number. next step is either uan activation or uan registration.

UAN Member Portal registration final step


  1. I already knew my UAN number.
  2. I have activated UAN Number.

If you have uan number but don’t have €Password to log in the epfo member portal.

follow steps.

UAN Portal>> click on forgot password>>enter your UAN>> check your mobile >> click on SEND OTP>>

Enter OTP>> Set New passwprd>> login to Portal.

forgot the uan password and Mobile Number changed

to follow the same approach above after entering the UAN Number. your old mobile Number is displayed. then click on change and enter your New mobile number. get OTP and reset the password.

UAN Login for Passbook download (epf balance)

Once you logged with UAN member portal. you could see epf passbook available at epfindia.gov.in>>member services>> member passbook.

follow above path which linked here epf passbook. 

Enter your uan number and password and click on download your passbook.  this is the whole process of uan registration and its benefits.


epf Uan activation for uan member portal registration with pf number, uid number or pan.

EPF Uan activation /registration on mobile

  • We can now activate UAN number on mobile app by epfo.
  • For registration of uan on mobile, download the epf app from Google play store.
  • Or you can directly download it from EPFO’s uan login portal.
  • This uan activation app can be useful for members, employers, and pensioners.
  • After downloading and installing the app. Open it on the mobile phone. Select member options, then select uan registration among uan passbook and registration.

Note you can use any one of these following to activate the uan login

  1. UAN Number
  2. Pf Number
  3. E Aadhaar Number
  4. PAN card Number

NOTE: We can activate uan login either uan number or pf number (member id).

To know the uan number, we must complete this process uan status,  for identifying member or pf number format just visit the pf balance inquiry portal

On the uan activation panel, (https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/) enter your uan Number, if you don’t know uan number already. You can check uan status for knowing your uan number. Else ask the employer. Or request uan portal we can generate a uan number for your membership as well as pf number.
After entering the uan number on the mobile app.
Enter your member ID don’t get panic just use pf number.

  • Confirm the establishment or company name.
  • Furnish the details of your parent/husband etc.
  • Enter your date of birth in DDMMYYYY format. DOB is compulsory for uan number activation.
  • You may also change dob on uan portal later after the registration.

Enter your mobile number. And click on get pin to confirm the mobile verification.

Enter captcha code as it is n the box. Click I agree and submit.


Part 2 of uan registration is setting the password for uan Portal login.

Uan login portal security instructions

Always check HTTPS version. Because hackers now improved the skills according to the technology.
Choose strong password minimum eight characters. Include Small, cap, number, and symbol.
Don’t use 23@# by serial. It’s common for every password. After successfully creating the password click on submit.
After uan number activation you can log into uan portal within minutes.

EPFO Portal UAN Activation by Member id

NO UAN Number required for uan registration yeah its real. Why I am saying this because of epfo or uan member portal updated latest uan activation form on the member portal.

Just enter details of your PF Number or uan number but remaining details should be same PAN and Aadhaar Number.

After filling the clock on authorization pin to your mobile and complete the uan activation for successful uan login with epfo member portal.

Uan no activation at uan portal

Just look at uan number activation process flow image below

EPF India portal>>>Uan portal>>>uan activation link>>activation form>>furinshdetails>>confirm Mobile>>set password>>>login.

Required details for uan Portal registration

  1. PF Number  or Uan number / pan / aadhaar


  1. Registered mobile number
  2. Husband or Father details
  3. Date if birth.

Zero documentation for uan registration unlike epfo registration.

Uan portal registration also called as uan activation in general terms.

Uan activation status

Every epfo member doesn’t need to check uan number status. UAN Number already allocated to you and handover by employer along with pf details.
You could check for uan status only if you don’t know the uan already.

Visit the Unified uan portal check for uan status form, when you are at uan status checking page,

Only enter your pf number to check your uan Number.
If uan number is linked to your pf number, Then universal account number member portal asks your mobile number.

Just enter your registered mobile number to get the uan number by SMS.

If you get a message like uan number not found for this member id, Or uan number and member id mismatch, Then contact your employer or uan help desk.


UAN Activation at epfo member Portal

If uan number is not found for your pf number, You can generate a request on uan portal.
For this, you have to pf number and member details.

Uan number generation is the entity of the employer. They can generate multiple uan numbers on uan employer portal.employer have access to search uan number and pf number of the members In case of they joining with the new company from the old employer.

In this article we knew about uan number activation, uan status to know uan number, uan generation to generate a uan number if not already exist.

Sometimes one uan allocates two more employees. We have to report it on uan help desk portal.

Uan activation or registration advantages

Portability, transference in pf scheme. With uan now every new employee is showing interest to join the epfo scheme. To get the benefit of tax-free income, Epfo member should earn more interest rather than the fixed deposit and be saving the account.

Advantages for existing epfo members.

  1. They can check EPF member balance online at uan portal with uan number.
  2. Download uan passbook or pf statement anytime not like epfo balance statement monthly once.
  3. With uan number activation now employees getting transaction alerts to mobile.
  4. They can check uan epf balance by SMS missed call etc
  5. Pf transfer and withdrawals made very easy no need to visit pf office.


Problem while UAN activation/ registration

  1.  Two UAN NUmbers

Activate one report another to epfo.

2. KYC details Not seeded.

If the important documents like Aadhaar, PAN, bank details not seeded then you have link at least aadhaar.

3. forgot the mobile number


Kindly follow the epfo helpdesk article to Update new Mobile Number without login.