January 09, 2017

How to Check UAN Status of your EPF Account

The member portal is equipped with a link to Check UAN status using any of your valid PF member ID. The only thing is member must keep ready EPF member ID (22 digits) in hand before going through these instructions.

Step 1: In member portal under 'Check UAN Status' page, select State (Region code), PF office (PF office of Establishment), Ext (Extension), Est Code (Establishment Code), A/c no (Account Number of EPF member mostly mentioned in pay slip).


Hyperlink to check UAN status




Step 2: Now you might get message as “Your UAN is allotted for Member ID XXXXX00XXXXX0000000XXX. Kindly provide following further details for verification. The UAN details shall be sent on your mobile on SMS”. After seeing confirmation message of UAN allocation status of a particular member ID, you have to proceed the following steps further to receive the portable number directly to your mobile through SMS and instantly on the same page as well.

Fill your EPF account details

Step 3: Next, fill the all mandatory fields: Member Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Password, Confirm Password, Enter the code shown (The field is case-sensitive so type exactly as shown in image) then press ‘GET PIN’.

UAN allotment confirmation message

Step 4: Receive an SMS to your mobile number for authentication. The received SMS brings message typically as ‘To complete UAN request process, enter 1234’. Type received PIN number in ‘Enter Authorization PIN’ field and enable ‘I Agree’ then press Submit.

Now, Know your UAN through Status

The member shall know status of UAN through SMS from member portal after submitting the required details after passing verification checks. The corresponding message with login credentials will also be displayed in the same page. Now, the member is able to login in to the user area of member portal. The 12 digits number is going to act as a Username / user ID for login. The password is going to be same as you entered during submission.



The reason of failure might have been occurred due to mismatch of Date of Birth even though correct member ID has been entered. The correct Date of Birth is required as it was mentioned in EPF Registration FORM. Sometimes the failure message is coming due to the particular employee is not employed anywhere at present even though the member holds valid EPF Account. The reason may be anything however holding UAN is mandatory. The members may see status message as ‘Universal Account Number is not allotted’ for particular EPF member ID. In such cases, the system asks you to immediately furnish complete EPF Member ID for generating UAN on the same page.