You also need to fulfil the KYC criteria for your employees’ provident fund (EPF) account. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) allows you to complete the KYC process online. It uses Aadhaar and PAN for e-KYC verification.
Note that if you have any problem related to EPF withdrawal, transfer of KYC related issues, etc., then Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has a website ‘EPF I Grievance Management System’. EPF account holders can file their complaints here. This portal can be used by EPF accountholders, EPS pensioner and employer.
If you haven’t already, here’s how you can update EPFO KYC online:
Step 1: Go to EPFO portal and enter your UAN and password to log in.
Step 2: Under “Manage” section, click on KYC from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Update KYC details form by giving the document number (bank account, PAN, Aadhaar, etc) and name as per the document, click on “Save” and data will get saved in “Pending KYC” section.
Step 4: Once the details matches, “Verified” is marked for the document.
Step 5: You need to submit documentary proof to your employer.
The EPFO considers your bank account, PAN card, Aadhaar card, passport, driving license, voter ID card, ration card and National Population Register for KYC. Once the entire process of KYC verification is complete, you will be able to see it on the KYC section of EPFO’s UAN portal.
The EPFO portal also allows you to update or change your KYC details on the UAN EPFO portal by uploading necessary documents online. Online request for correction in name, date of birth and gender has also been introduced. Those who have completed their KYC requirements are allowed to submit a PF withdrawal claim online without attestation of the employer…..Read more>>