How to update KYC EPF UAN Online?


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
• Passport
• Driving License
• Election Card
• Ration Card

How to update KYC for EPF UAN Online?

Step 1 – Login to EPFO UAN portal – using UAN credential. In the Manage tab, you will find menu ‘KYC’ and Contact detail.

epf KYC

Step -2 – Select the KYC information you wish to update from the list.

Step-3 – Update the detail on portal.The status of KYC will be shown as pending until details are approved by the employer.

Step-4- 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?

It is necessary to certify these document using self-attestation. So, before scanning Xerox copy of this documents you must do self-attestation. In case of passport and driving license expiry date is important.

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 uploaded by me is approved by the employer?

The status will be shown against uploaded KYC document on the same page. The system will also trigger SMS on your register mobile number.

For more information you can contact –
Helpdesk Number: 1800 118 005
Helpdesk Email Id: [email protected]

Conclusion –
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.

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  1. Rajan says:

    It’s been two months that my wife has been trying to get her Aadhar uploaded for KYC in the UAN website but the site is down for two months now.

    She has already uploaded her Pan and Bank details and the same as been approved by the employer.

    Please let us know if she can apply to withdraw her PF by attaching her Self attested Aadhar copy along with the PF application form.

    We have tried calling the Helpdesk Number: 1800 118 005 but this number is no more in use and doesn’t get connected.

    Please respond to the email at least. This is our 4th mail to the ‘[email protected]’ but no response till now. Please advice

    • Raviraj Parekh says:

      Dear Rajan,

      EPF site is changed. Kindly login to new site-

      She can apply for EPF withdrawal using single composite claim form.


  2. Punit says:

    Is UAN portel website is been changed or moved to new domain ??

  3. risha says: , I have been trying this site from past one week and this is not working. Do we have any alternate site for this? Thank you.

  4. Mohit Johari says:

    I worked in a company for about 1.5yr, I have my pf account associated also Uan is activate but don’t have kyc updated there. Now, I started working in some other organization and leaving this also after 2.5 months without any information in office. I also opened pf account here.

    Will my money of previous employer will be safe.
    Can I withdraw that amount?

    • Raviraj Parekh says:

      Yes your EPF money will be safe and you can withdraw that amount at later stage.However,as you are working at other place it is suggested that you transfer that money in your current EPF account.

  5. nilesh says:

    Can I update kyc without Xerox copy ?means online
    And I have not available bank check book only pass book available so can I kyc update

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