UAN Activation | UAN Login | Unified Portal Login | UAN Registration | EPFO Member Portal Login – Activation of UAN Number become much easy nowadays. The moment you get your Universal Account Number which is issued by the EPFO, You can activate it, to avail such benefits like Download & View e-Passbook, Update EPF KYC, Check EPF balance, Track Claim Status & more.
Updated – August 2018
Latest Update – The old procedure to generate UAN number through ‘UAN help-desk’ is not available anymore. Because EPFO has started Direct UAN Allotment facility for there member where any citizen can generate his/her UAN. our article on Direct UAN Allotment – Register, Activate & Generate EPF UAN online will explain it briefly.
There are many employees complained that while they try to activate their UAN online through different methods, they face some kind of errors and technical issues.
Well, here in this article you’ll find the method for UAN Activation Offline.
You can able to activate your UAN without using your smartphone, Computer or even without Internet Connection. So, you’ll not gonna face any kind of technical issue nor any error.
What is UAN or Universal Account Number?
The UAN [Universal Account Number] is issued by EPFO and it works as an identity for an employee.
When the UAN was introduced to all the members the motive behind was to link all the multiple PF accounts of an employee with his/her UAN.
The UAN is a unique number, an employee can only have a single Universal Account Number. If you have more then one UAN, you can Merge or deactivate one HERE.
UAN Activation Offline
The member can activate their UAN by following the SMS based UAN Activation that Employees Provident Fund Organisation has given to there subscribers.
Because of the ease of this method, anyone can do it even without the internet access. It enables UAN Activation for members just by sending a simple text message.
Note: This facility only work for those members who have registered their mobile number with EPFO and they know their PF Account Number.
Steps To Activate UAN Through SMS
Step 1 – In order to avail this benefits, The first step is to go to your message section where you have to create a new/fresh SMS.
Step 2 – Now carefully type the message in our given format down below:
EPFOHO ACT,<<12 Digit UAN Number>>,<<22 Digit EPFO Member ID>>
Note: Do not put any space before and after the comma (,) in SMS content.
Step 3 – This facility can cost you some money depends upon the network charges (Usually it will deduct 1 or 2 rupees)
Step 4 – Now, make sure that the message that you sent to EPFO has received and accepted by them, as in some cases it refuses because the member didn’t write the text message in the given format. So make sure you mentioned correct details and correct format.
Step 5 – You will then receive a confirmation message soon.
Step 6 – After you complete all the above steps your UAN will be Activated by the EPFO within a certain time period.
When your UAN is successfully activated, you will be able to create a unique login user id & password in order to enter the UAN services like credit alerts, Online Claim, Download & View EPF Passbook etc.