UAN Registration Process | How to activate UAN based registration online

EPFO (Employee Provident Fund Organisation) team has started UAN (Universal Account Number). This is essential for download e pass book. We can check the PF Account balance but can not download pass book without registering UAN based PF Account UAN Login on http://epfbalancestatus.org.in/uan-login/ . So friends are you ready to know how to register UAN Based PF Account?

OK. Then why late?  just follow these steps to register.

Step 01.

Go to the online registration window. just Click here to go
The screen will show like this

Step 02

As we shown above click on tick box. Then new data will open to fill like below image

Now fill the details.
  • Enter the UAN  Number
  • Enter the Mobile Number
  • Select the State (In state you PF account opened)
  • Select PF Office
  • Enter the PF Account Number
  • Enter Code which is appering
Now click on GET PIN

Step 03.

Now you will receive OTP (One Time Password) on your mobile.



Enter that code into the box and tick mark the option " I AGREE"


Now click on SUBMIT button. Done.

You are registered UAN Based PF Account.

But one thing you will not be able to download passbook now. As your account is very new it's take 48 hours to prepare the pass book online. Login to your UAN account after 48 hours and download the pass book.

UAN Activation through Mobile App


This was launched in Sep 2015, i.e. after almost one year of success of UAN facility. This Android mobile app is available and may be downloaded from the website of EPFO. Click here or on the image for link.  Else it may be downloaded from Google Play Store. After downloading this mobile app, user need to enter UAN and registered mobile number, post which, one can get details of his/her EPF Account.

SMS Based UAN activation

This is service that provides the facility to members for activating their accounts by sending an SMS from their mobile. All you need to do is to follow 2 simple steps

Step 1 : Type EPFOHO ACT,<<12 digit UAN number>>,<<22 digit MemberID>>

Step 2: Send this message from your mobile to 7738299899

For example, EPFOHO ACT,123456789876,AABBB12345670001234567

Common error : Give one space between EPFOHO and ACT. Do not give any space before or after comma.

After activation, a member may avail all services with his/her UAN like alerts, online passbook etc. As such you may keep a track of your saving even when you are on the move and may not have an access to your computers.

Missed Call facility

This facility if for UAN registered members who wishes to get PF account details. All you need to do is to give a missed call at 91-11-2290 1406 from your registered mobile number. In case where UAN number is seeded with either Bank Account number or Aadhaar and PAN, the member will get details of last contribution and PF ledger balance. As such member may get their relevant details without any cost.

UAN Short code SMS facility

Similar to Missed call facility, in this facility, members registered with UAN portals may get details by sending an SMS. This facility is available in various languages like Hindi, English, Gujrati, Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Tamil and Malyalam. So again you need to follow just 2 steps.

Step 1 : Type : EPFOHO UAN

Step 2 : Send the same to 7738299899

To get details in language of your choice, Type 3 digit language code  before UAN. Eg. EPFOHO PUN UAN and send the same to 7738299899. Again, just like missed call facility, EPFO send details only if UAN of member is seeded with anyone Bank account number, Aadhaar and PAN number. The details of PF ledger balance and last contribution is sent on SMS.

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