Link your PF account with Aadhaar number before August 31: Here’s how

It will be essential for the account holders to link their Aadhaar number and PF account by 31st August 2021. Not complying with the company policy will lead to the disbandment of the PF account.

By the employees of Provident Fund Organisation, the norms of the provident fund are going to be altered from the 1 of September 2021. It will be essential for the account holders to link their Aadhaar number and PF account by 31st August 2021. Not complying with the company policy will lead to the disbandment of the PF account. The regulator of the organisation has listed for all the account members to have the UAN (Universal Account Number). Earlier the deadline EPF Adhaar link was accounted for 30 May 2021 but. Later it got extended till 31 august 2021.

The EPFO informed about the changes in PF account rules in a message to the employers citing, “Dear Employer, with the coming into force of Section 142 of the Code on Social Security, 2020, the ECR shall be allowed to be filed only for those members, whose Aadhaar numbers are seeded and verified with the UANs…..,” adding, “Accordingly, please ensure the Aadhaar seeding in respect of all the contributory members to enable them to avail uninterrupted services of the EPFO and to avoid any inconvenience.”

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Here is a step by step guide for you:

1.) Login with UAN number and password at the direct EPFO link — iwu.epfindia.gov.in/eKYC/;

2.) Enter your UAN and Aadhaar-registered mobile number;

3.) Click at ‘Generate OTP’ option;

4.) Fill OTP and select gender;

5.) Enter Aadhaar number and select ‘Aadhaar Verification’ method;

6.) Select ‘Use Mobile or E-mail based verification’ option;

7.) Another OTP will come to your mobile number;

8.) Enter the second OTP; and

9.) Complete your EPF, UAN Aadhaar seeding process.