One UAN is assigned to every employee who works in an organization, company or factory and has a valid PF account. The pension fund EPFO makes the Universal Account Number (UAN) mandatory for all employers covered by the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952.
EPFO offers a variety of online facilities for EPF members, one of which is that pension funds now allow you to generate direct UANs online in a few easy steps.
How to generate Direct UAN via EPFO Portal
Visit this official EPFO link https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
On the right, click Employee Direct Assign UAN
Provide your Aadhaar associated phone, enter Captcha and click Generate OTP
Enter the OTP received on moile linked to Aadhaar and click the submit button
Now select “Yes” for “Are you employed by a private company/factory/facility?” If you choose No, you will be redirected to the homepage
Now select the appropriate employment category from the drop down list
If EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY is selected as “In Facility/Company/Factory”, which belongs to EPFO, the system will prompt for the PF code, otherwise the system will prompt for the facility details
The system displays the setting details. Now you need to enter the date of joining and select the type of identification and upload a copy of the selected “type of identification”.
Now enter your Aadhaar or virtual ID and captcha and click Generate OTP
Send the OTP received on the phone
The system retrieves the details from UIDAI. Click the register button now
Your UAN will now be generated
Your phone will also receive UAN