States Where Aadhaar is Not Required For EPFO Enrollment

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Employee Provident fund organization (EPFO) has decided to enroll the new members without Aadhaar in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Assam. The regulatory body has decided to take the step since adoption of Aadhaar in these states has been low. The service would be provided till November 23,2018.

Mandatory in other States

For generating UAN, it is mandatory to have a 12 digit Aadhaar number but these states would be exempt. For employees in other states who  have not generated their UAN yet and want to do so without having to wait for their employer to generate UAN for them can follow the procedure as mentioned below.

Step 1 – Visit the unified portal member of EPFO or click this link (

Step 2 – The login screen of the Member Portal would have the option “Online Aadhaar Verified UAN allotment

Step 3 – There would be option for the user to enter the Aadhaar Number and then click ‘Generate OTP’. The OTP would be sent on the registered mobile number.

Step 4 – Enter the OTP and then click the disclaimer checkbox. Click the ‘Submit’ button to proceed with the request.

Step 5- The screen would show the basic details of the Aadhaar. One the user has verified the details and punched in required data, Click the ‘Register’ button.

Step 6 – After clicking the register button, the UAN would be allotted and would be sent as a message to the user.

UAN has been made mandatory and serves the purpose of keeping track of the EPF account, transfer and allotments.


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