Why is UAN number important for EPF account holder, if you forget, you can know in these ways

UAN If you forget or get lost from you then there is no need to panic. It can be found again. There are three ways to get it back – online, by missed call or by SMS.

Keep these things in mind

  • Mobile number of EPF account holder should be registered with EPFO ​​to know UAN.
  • KYC should be completed in any one of Bank account number/Aadhaar/PAN along with UAN number.

miss call

  • EPF account holder has to give a missed call on 01122901406 from his registered mobile number.
  • EPFO will send you a message within few seconds of giving missed call.
  • In this message – The details of the member employee’s UAN, EPF account holder name, date of birth, Aadhaar number, last contribution in the account and total provident fund balance will be there.

via SMS

  • Send EPFOHO UAN ENG from registered mobile number to 7738299899.
  • Send EPFOHO UAN HIN to send SMS in Hindi.
  • Within few seconds of sending the message You will get a message from EPFO ​​which will contain other information including UAN.


  • Visit https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/For_Employees.php.
  • Then go to Services section and click on Member UAN/Online Service (OCS/OTCP) Do.
  • After clicking, a new page will open. On the right side of the opened page, select ‘Know your UAN’
  • After this you have to enter your registered mobile number and captcha and ‘Request OTP’
  • Enter the OTP in the specified space and submit once again by entering the captcha.
  • After this a new page will open, in this the PF account holder will have to enter some information . Such as- name, date of birth and Aadhaar or PAN or member ID / PF account number. Then enter the captcha ‘Show my UAN’ Click on
  • Your UAN will be available to you.

why important is UAN >

  • UAN allows member employees to track their EPF account.
  • With the help of this, you can check your passbook online.
  • If you have more than one PF account If so, using UAN, you can see the details of all your PF accounts at one place.

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