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  Business   Companies  18 Oct 2017  On eve of Diwali, EPFO offers online Aadhaar linking facility for members

On eve of Diwali, EPFO offers online Aadhaar linking facility for members

PTI
Published : Oct 18, 2017, 6:20 pm IST
Updated : Oct 18, 2017, 6:20 pm IST

Meeting KYC norms by EPFO subscribers help subscribers access a host of online services.

Measure would facilitate members, a better and speedy EPFO or provident funds services. (Photo: Representational/File)
 Measure would facilitate members, a better and speedy EPFO or provident funds services. (Photo: Representational/File)

New Delhi: Retirement fund manager EPFO has launched an online facility for its subscribers to link their 12-digit unique Aadhaar number with their Universal (portable PF) Account Number (UAN) on eve of Diwali.

Meeting the know your customers (KYC) norms by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) subscribers help them access a host of online services.

"On the eve of Deepawali, the EPFO is pleased to introduce a new facility for its esteemed members having UAN and other relevant details to link their respective UAN with Aadhaar online. This, in turn, would facilitate the members, a better and speedy EPFO services," the EPFO said in statement.

The facility has been made available at EPFO's website www.epfindia.gov.in >> Online Services >> e-KYC Portal>> LINK UAN AADHAAR. Using the facility, it said, the EPFO members can online link their respective UAN with Aadhaar.

While using the facility, the member will have to provide his/her UAN. An OTP will be sent on his/her mobile linked with UAN. After OTP verification, members will have to provide his/her Aadhaar number. Another OTP will be sent to his/her
mobile/email linked with Aadhaar.

After OTP verification, if UAN details are matched with Aadhaar, then UAN will be linked with Aadhaar. After linking, the EPFO member may avail online EPFO services linked with Aadhaar.

Tags: epfo, provident fund, aadhaar, uan, retirement fund, kyc norms
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