How to update KYC EPF UAN Online?

In Stock Market | Last Updated October 16, 2017|3 Comments


You can update your KYC information for EPF online using UAN EPFO portal. In order to update or change your KYC (Know your customer) detail on UAN EPFO portal, you require UAN (Universal Account Number) credential.  You can login to EPFO UAN portal and update your KYC by uploading necessary documents online.

These KYC details include PAN card number, Aadhaar card, and bank account details. If you have not yet updated these details on the EPFO portal you must do it now. KYC update in EPF gives following benefits.

  • The proper KYC document completed account does not face any delay during transfer or withdrawal of money.
  • If bank account details are not updated your claim may get rejected.
  • The EPF member will not get any SMS alert if KYC documents are not submitted.

Following documents are considered for KYC –
• National Population Register
• Permanent Account Number
• Bank Account Number
• Passport
• Driving License
• Election Card
• Ration Card

How to update KYC for EPF UAN Online?

Step 1 – Login to EPFO UAN portal – using UAN credential. In the Manage tab, you will find menu ‘KYC’ and Contact detail.

epf KYC

Step -2 – Select the KYC information you wish to update from the list.

Step-3 – Update the detail on portal.The status of KYC will be shown as pending until details are approved by the employer.

Step-4- Once your employer approves the changes status will be changed as “Approved by employer”. You will also receive SMS for the change.

Frequently asked questions –

Is it mandatory to update this KYC details?

No, it is not mandatory to update this KYC details. However, these details can help you in processing your claim faster. Not only that you can get a regular update on SMS if KYC details are updated.

Can I upload the document directly online?

It is necessary to certify these document using self-attestation. So, before scanning Xerox copy of this documents you must do self-attestation. In case of passport and driving license expiry date is important.

Also Read – How to Check EPF Balance via SMS EPFOHO

How much Time will it take to change approval status?

After uploading your employer has to approve the KYC. Your employer needs digital signature in order to authorize your KYC. It will take approximately 48-72 hours to change the approval status in the system. The information shall be verified from appropriate authorities by the system.

How do I know that KYC uploaded by me is approved by the employer?

The status will be shown against uploaded KYC document on the same page. The system will also trigger SMS on your register mobile number.

For more information you can contact –
Helpdesk Number: 1800 118 005
Helpdesk Email Id:

Conclusion –
The facility provided to update KYC on EPF UAN portal will bring multiple benefits to EPFO subscriber.

If you have not updated your details I recommend to update it now.

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  1. Ashu says:

    Hey Raviraj…

    many thanks for your help, however my KYC is not uploaded and i am unable to login as the page itself is not loading from past 3 days. Can you assist?? If possible kindly share the link for login as well..
    Moreover i have 2 pf account numbers and 1 UAN, how can login.. kindly assist.

  2. shibu says:

    may I update my kyc in EPF account without inform my employer.

    • Raviraj Parekh says:

      Yes shibu, You can update KYC in EPF account without informing your employer. However you need to inform them once changes are done for approval.

  3. vikram singh says:

    Dear Raviraj,
    to one of my employee i have submitted all kyc details, but its still showing kyc pending ,please
    suggest what to do for kyc verification.

    Vikram Singh

    • Raviraj Parekh says:

      If you have updated KYC details on your own you need to contact your employer to approve the change in system. Once it is approved by employer it will take 2-3 week to complete KYC verification and updation.

  4. Satyam Arya says:

    Dear Sir
    I have left my job a year ago and want to withdraw my PF. But my employer is not cooperating me at all & neither he uploaded my Aadhar card nor bank account details in KYC . What should I do. I can access my UAN through online. I have also downloaded Form 19 and try to upload Aadhar card and Bank detail but without Approval, I can not withdraw my money . Please guide me

    • Raviraj Parekh says:

      Dear Satyam,

      There are two ways (1) Contact EPFO for offline withdrawal of your money (2) Take legal action against employee.

  5. ASHISH SINGH says:

    Good Morning


    My Name is ashish singh

    UAN 100093270812
    Mob No 8826909920


    please conform the my kyc upload

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