EPFO: Having 2 Or Multiple UANs? Want To Merge Them? Know The Steps Here

As we all know that provident fund is one of the reliable and best investment options for the long term for any employee. Also, it is like a retirement savings scheme that allows employees to contribute a part of their savings each month towards their pension fund.

Source: Business Today

Whenever an employee joins another job or organization, he/she gets a new PF number linked to the same UAN. But many times many employees end up having two or more UANs. It can be due to several reasons like a change of jobs or forgetting your UAN. 

However, you can easily merge your UANs with the following easy steps. 

Also Read: Here’s A Simple Way To Check If Your Aadhaar Is Linked With PAN Card

Step 1: Log in to UAN portal

Step 2: Raise a request to transfer the EPF accounts linked with the previous UAN to the new one 

Step 3: Once the UAN accounts get transferred, the previous UAN will be disabled 

Step 4: Employee will get a deactivation status through text message 

In case, if the new UAN is not activated then you must first complete the transfer of old EPF accounts to the new UAN. 

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