Know Your Customer (KYC) has become an essential phase of every online savings. With the latest notification, people can now update their KYC for EPF online through UAN EPFO. All that a user needs to have is his or her Universal Account Number (UAN) account information. By following the given 4 steps, one can easily update their KYC for EPF UAN online. You can also update Bank, PAN, AADHAAR, Passport, Driving License, Election Card and Ration Card also.
Step 1 – Visit the official website of EPFO UAN, that is, https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/. Once the page loads, enter your account information and login. Then follow this route – Manage Tab -> KYC.
Step 2 – Once you select the KYC option, you will have a form that will allow you to furnish information for – bank, PAN card and Aadhaar card. Here, one can choose to fill all or any of them.
Step 3 – Click on update. Once you have updated the information, the portal will show the changes as pending. This will remain as long as the employer has not approved it.
Step 4 – The moment your employer will approve the furnished information, you will receive a confirmation of KYC updated on your registered mobile number.
Required documents for KYC
For the purpose of fulfilling KYC verification, any Government issues ID card is sufficient. The list includes:
- Ration card
- Voter ID card
- Driving card
- Aadhaar card
- PAN card
Even bank passbook can be used for KYC in some cases.
Why do KYC for EPF?
People who have completed KYC of their EPF account will enjoy the given benefits:
- The verified member will get SMS alert for every EPF submitted to their account.
- The verified member will not be rejected if bank accounts are correctly mentioned in KYC.
- Quick transfer/ withdraw of money for verified members.
How much time will it take for my KYC to be approved?
Usually KYC approval takes place within 2 to 3 working days. After KYC information has been furnished by the member, the employer of the member needs to use digital signature to authorize the mentioned updates.
Here are some useful resources that will help you get more information in respect of EPF UAN Online:
Helpline number: 1800 118 005
Helpline Email: [email protected]