As per the recent updates, the employee can now himself generate the UAN number. This is especially beneficial for the people who are going to start their first job. It will cut down the dependency on their employer and they will also be able to expedite the process by themselves. If you would also like to get your UAN before you join the new organization then here is how you can do it.
Before you move to the process, it should be noted that you must have an Aadhaar card and your mobile number must be linked to the Aadhaar card you would not be able to generate UAN without these two conditions.
Registering for UAN Number
· To register for UAN Number, you need to go to the EPFO Member Portal. The portal can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
URN – https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
· On this page, go to the sections of the important link and click on Online Aadhaar Verified UAN Allotment. You can also use this link for navigating directly to the page.
UAN Registration Link – https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/no-auth/citizenRegistration/viewRegistraton
· On this page, you need to enter your Aadhaar number and click on Generate OTP. Once this is done, you will see a new page is displayed and the page will have an option to enter the OTP. Validate the OTP to proceed to the next page.
· Now, on this new page, the details will be auto-populated and these details are fetched from the UIDAI database. To register your UAN, simply click on Obtain Your UAN Button and with this click, your UAN will be sent to you on your mobile number.
This is how you can get your UAN number all by yourself and once you have your UAN Number, you can activate the UAN with help of the member’s portal.