February 04, 2017

UAN Portal is Not Working - Here is the Solution

EPF members are surprised that UAN portal is not working since from last week. It is an important online service which is introduced to bring all your EPF accounts under single window system. EPFO has already announced that without UAN no one can even withdraw amount. As uanmembers epfoservices portal is directly indexed on Google, the members were used to navigate UAN services from uanmembers epfoservices portal. The uanmembers epfoservices portal is suddenly dropped in Google search. Even it is still available in Google search still nobody could not open uanmembers epfoservices portal.

Many people are not aware of parent portal of UAN. The parent domain of UAN is always www.epfindia.com. The old uanmembers epfoservices is now moved to another domain which not yet redirected to new portal till now. Whatsoever the new uanmembers epfoservices portal can be found in Google search itself just by searching a keyword EPFO unified portal. The entire uanmembers epfoservices site has been renovated with new interface. EPFO released unified portal separately for both employees and employers as well.

The uanmembers epfoservices portal has come up with same functionality like before but boosted with little more improvements. The improvements can be seen in user interface for user experience and importantly it seems more secured than before. The security features are little more improved with one time password for each step in order to verify user identity. The employers too got lot of functionalities in one place. The employers can now register their new establishments themselves using PAN. They can apply to allot UAN numbers for employees and search based upon their TRRN number.

The unified portal of EPF members is hosted on different portal now. The both employees and employers portal functionalities are entirely different. So do not confuse yourself with both versions. Here solution to login at uanmembers epfoservices portal if it not working. First go to www.epfindia.com then locate various services menu then tap on link for employees. Now you can see the following services:
  1. UAN Services (Member)
  2. Find your Claims
  3. EPFiGMS (Register your Grievance)
  4. Fillable Application Form for COC
  5. Pensioner's Portal
  6. Inoperative A/c Helpdesk
  7. UAN Heldesk
  8. One Employee - One EPF Account
From above list of services tap on UAN services (member) in order to locate new uanmembers epfoservices portal. This link will take you to new portal named as unified portal. You can see special URL of new unified portal just created for you once you land. Just copy and paste it on your browser. In case you are not able to copy and paste just select given link then drag and drop to your browser tab to open. Finally you can see new unified portal interface where you can type your UAN number to login which was created from uanmembers epfoservices portal.

Please note that only one mobile number can be used for one person. As a registered member you can view your passbooks of the EPF accounts. Your EPF accounts must be tagged already with UAN in order to view statement. The option to download statement is not available for EPF members whose establishments having exemption under the EPF Scheme 1952.

The new unified portal is responsive so you can open from your mobile. As many members were complaining about UAN is locked previously, EPFO has added new option to unlock your UAN. The new password reset is now more secure as it requires mobile number to authenticate through SMS. Here after no one can login to your account without your permission and hack as well.  In conclusion, the new UAN portal is now working with more features and you can keep can keep eyes on your account as before.