Saturday, 12 June 2021

How to Link Aadhaar with EPF Account

How to Link Aadhaar with EPF Account 
EPFO Employees Provident Fund Organisation has brought many new changes in PF Provident Fund Rules. May be from June 1st these new rules may come into force.
Therefore urgently the employers have to ensure that their employees have to link their PF account to their Aadhar Cards. If they fail to do so then the employers contribution will be stopped from depositing into the employees account.
If Aadhaar is not linkeed with their EPF account the ECR Electronic Challan cum Return will not be filled. Employees will be continue in making contributions to their PF account but their employers share will not be deposited.
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has made it necessary for the employees to link Aadhaar with their Universal Account Number.  One can link Aadhaar with EPF account both online and offline.
Process to link Aadhaar with their EPF account Online Steps to follow are :
Step 1:   Open the EPFO website - https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
Step 2:   Log in to your account using your UAN and password
Step 3:   From the ‘Manage’ section drop down, click on the ‘KYC’ option
Step 4:   A new page will open with options of documents you can link with your EPF account
Step 5:   Select the ‘Aadhaar’ option and enter your Aadhaar number and name, according to your Aadhaar card
Step 6:   Save your details. This will be verified with the UIDAI’s data
Step 7:   Once it has been verified, your EPF will be linked to your Aadhaar card
Step 8:   To confirm this, log in to your account, where ‘Verified’ will be written against where you typed in your Aadhaar details.
Process to link Aadhaar with their EPF account by visiting to EPFO office
Fill the “Aadhaar Seeding Application” form.
Enter your UAN and Aadhaar in the form along with other relevant details.
Attach self-attested copies of your UAN, PAN and Aadhaar with the form.
Submit it to the executive at any of the field offices of EPFO or Common Service Centres (CSC) outlets.
After proper verification, your Aadhaar will be linked with your EPF account.
You will get a message related to this on your registered mobile number.
SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF LINKING YOUR AADHAAR TO YOUR EPF ARE:
1.  When Aadhaar is linked with EPF It is easy to verify all the details as the UIDAI has all your basic and biometric information
2.   Errors willbe fewer as your information remains consistent across organizations
3.   There are fewer chances of duplicate or fake accounts. Each employee can have only one EPF account linked to one Aadhar account
4.   You need not get an attestation by your employer to withdraw your PF. This can be done without any hassle.
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