You can update your KYC information for EPF online using UAN EPFO portal. In order to update or change your KYC (Know your customer) detail on UAN EPFO portal, you require UAN (Universal Account Number) credential. You can login to EPFO UAN portal and update your KYC by uploading necessary documents online.
These KYC details include PAN card number, Aadhaar card, and bank account details. If you have not yet updated these details on the EPFO portal you must do it now. KYC update in EPF gives following benefits.
- The proper KYC document completed account does not face any delay during transfer or withdrawal of money.
- If bank account details are not updated your claim may get rejected.
- The EPF member will not get any SMS alert if KYC documents are not submitted.
Following documents are considered for KYC –
• National Population Register
• Permanent Account Number
• Bank Account Number
• Driving License
• Election Card
• Ration Card
How to update KYC for EPF UAN Online?
Step 1 – Login to EPFO UAN portal – https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/ using UAN credential. In the Manage tab, you will find menu ‘KYC’ and Contact detail.
Step -2 – Select the KYC information you wish to update from the list.
Step-3 – Once you select system will allow you to enter document number and name as per Document. If you are updating bank account you need to also provide IFSC code. For Driving license and Passport entering expiry date is important.
Step-4 – Once you complete entering data press save button. You will be able to see message KYC Data Update completed successfully.
Now You will be able to see KYC Pending for Approval Section with details of modification. The status of KYC will be shown as pending until details are approved by the employer.
In case your KYC details are not correctly entered you can press button given below “Delete” column. This will delete submitted KYC information.
Step-5 -Once your employer approves the changes status will be changed as “Approved by employer”. You will also receive SMS for the change.
Frequently asked questions –
Is it mandatory to update this KYC details?
No, it is not mandatory to update this KYC details. However, these details can help you in processing your claim faster. Not only that you can get a regular update on SMS if KYC details are updated.
Can I upload the document directly online?
You can not upload any document. You just need to enter document number and Name as per document while updating KYC. If you are updating passport and driving license expiry date is very important. You must enter the correct date.
Also Read – How to Check EPF Balance via SMS EPFOHO
How much Time will it take to change approval status?
After uploading your employer has to approve the KYC. Your employer needs digital signature in order to authorize your KYC. It will take approximately 48-72 hours to change the approval status in the system. The information shall be verified from appropriate authorities by the system.
How do I know that KYC updated by me is approved by the employer?
The status will be shown against updated KYC document on the same page. The system will also trigger SMS on your register mobile number.
How PAN and Aadhaar will be verified Online?
Once you submit your PAN number or Aadhaar number, you need to verify it online via EPF UAN Portal. Once you submit online verification you can see the status. For PAN it will show “Verified by ITD” and for Aadhaar it will show “Verified by UIDAI”.
Note – Only verified KYC such as AADHAAR, PAN which are digitally approved will be considered for availing any services.
For more information you can contact –
Helpdesk Number: 1800 118 005
Helpdesk Email Id: email@example.com
The facility provided to update KYC on EPF UAN portal will bring multiple benefits to EPFO subscriber.
If you have not updated your details I recommend to update it now.