Universal Account Number, also known as UAN, is a 12-digit unique number that is given to every employee contributing to the Employee Provident Fund[EPF]. The UAN is first generated and then allotted to the employee by the EPFO [Employee Provident Fund Organization].
Earlier, when an employee used to join a new organization, they were provided with a new PF number. Therefore, it was difficult to estimate the proper pF of the employees. UAN is used to link different Member IDs under a single Universal Account Number. If an employee already has a UAN, then he/she needs to provide the same UAN while joining the new organization.
Once the employer has downloaded the UAN list, they need to follow the below steps:
Solving Real Business Challenges with a Robust & Impeccable System