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. Karthik says:

    Hi sir..

    I can’t able to update my PAN details in KYC it shows pan verification does not match in income tax.. I’m try past 4 month can’t able to update is there any other way to update ma pan details

    • Karthik, You need to check if your PAN details are matching with EPF information.If it does not match it will not allow. You need to either change PAN details or need to change PF detail.

      • Shameer says:


        This is the same case happening with me from last 6 months I am trying the same.

        The problem is not with our PAN details OR PF details, the problem is with this site or EPFO department, its not allowing to upload the KYC details..

        Kindly help us with the correct method of uploading KYC..

        Thanks in advance..


        • Raviraj Parekh says:

          Dear Shammer,

          As of now new EPF website does not allow document upload by self. You need to contact employer to upload and approve your KYC.

          • Shameer says:


            I tried contacting my employer for uploading and approval of my KYC’s, but they replied saying the issue with new site.. Now you tell me what should I do??

            Please help me, I need to initiate my PF transfer process ASAP, because my employer created two UAN number , even though I provided my old UAN number to them.

            Please help.

          • Raviraj Parekh says:

            Dear Shameer,

            I suggest you go for offline KYC.Kindly contact Nearest PF office and ask for offline KYC. You need to produce document at center.


    MY UAN NUMBER IS 100759459497…

    • Raviraj Parekh says:

      UAN site is not working giving error.You need to wait till the site will be operational.Once site is back login to site and update your KYC information.

  3. Pankaj Kumar says:

    Sir can you tell me,how to know my uan no, my uan no already generated but I forgot that,because that no saved in my mobile and that mobile is missing some were,i have my epf no but I need also uan no to complete my KYC.

  4. govinda reddy says:

    Dear sir
    My name is govinda reddy
    My kyc details was pending because my MD sir not accepted .how to with drow of my money .please tell me sir

  5. Dhiraj kumar says:

    How to update kyc document online please help me

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