January 09, 2017

How to Generate UAN Number and Check Request Status Online

The members now can generate UAN through online facility using EPF Member ID. The facility works well for members who have not yet used any of their EPF member ID. The employee might be holding multiple EPF account number which was created through employer whenever an employee joined with different organization. Such employees should not try to create multiple UAN using different EPF member ID of a same person. The system does not allow you to generate multiple numbers using previously closed EPF account number and every request might be verified through concern team.




The member exited from organization and presently not contributing towards provident fund can use online generation tool for getting UAN using any of their previous EPF member ID. The allotted number can be used when the member join again with organization which comes under EPF Act. The member not withdrawn accumulated balance amount and currently not working anywhere can also send a generation request. It does not matter whether the member has withdrawn accumulated balance amount and presently not employed anywhere. The member can use any of their existing EPF member ID to get UAN number through online generation tool even though there is any gap in career.

To generate UAN in online follow this simple process:

Step 1: Go to UAN member portal

Website to generate UAN online

Step 2: Select State and PF office belongs to your establishment then type establishment code, extension and EPF member ID of yours.

Enter your account details

Step 3: If UAN is not yet allotted for particular ID then fill all mandatory fields. Remember that mobile number should have not been associated with any other UAN and it should belong to particular ID of member. Any false identification of mobile number and trying to register other IDs without their knowledge will not be entertained.

Step 4: Press GET PIN to receive authorization PIN number.

Confirmation message for generating UAN

Step 5: Finally, type PIN number in 'Enter the authorization PIN' column then enable confirmation then press 'Submit'. After generation request submission, it will take at least 7 days for generating UAN. The allocated number will be communicated through an SMS to the mobile number mentioned during generation request. In mean time the member can follow-up using Request ID.


To check UAN generation request status read the further instructions given below:

There is a dedicated link is available at member portal to track the status of UAN generation request. The member has to visit UAN member portal first, then under the link ‘check your UAN generation request status’ enter the request ID. After furnishing the request ID in the given column, the member have to press ‘Check status’ button in order to know whether UAN has been generated or not.

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