Provident Fund Users Can Easily Update Name, Date of Birth on EPF Portal | Step-by-step Guide Here

Provident Fund Alert: If there is a mismatch in information details, then there could be a delay or issue while making an EPF withdrawal claim.

Published: January 12, 2022 12:36 AM IST

By Business Desk | Edited by Manmath Nayak

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The EPFO subscribers must note that the process to rectify the mismatch is simple.

Provident Fund Alert: Just like Aadhaar Card, the Provident Fund users can correct or update their name and date of birth (DOB) details on the EPF portal for record in the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) and the Aadhaar database. If there is a mismatch then, when you make an EPF withdrawal claim, there could be a delay or issue. The EPFO subscribers must note that the process to rectify the mismatch is simple.

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As per a tweet by the EPFO, the provident fund users can update their details by submitting Aadhaar or e-Aadhaar on the Unified Member Portal if the difference in DOB is less than 3 years. However, if the difference is more than 3years, then they need to submit Aadhaar/e-Aadhaar along with following documents on the Unified Member Portal:-

  • Any school/education certificate
  • Birth certificate issued by Registrar of Birth and Deaths
  • Passport
  • Certificate-based on service records from central/state government organisations
  • Any reliable documents issued by government departments like Driving License, ESIC card, etc.
  • Medical certificate issued by Civil surgeon after examining the member

Provident Fund: Here’s how to update DoB online

  • Login at the Unified Portal website of the EPFO using your UAN and password.
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  • Click ‘Basic details’ under ‘Manage’
  • Enter the correct details as per Aadhaar. The system will cross-check the information entered with UIDAI-Aadhaar Data.
  • Tick the box of consent permission
  • Click on ‘Update’
  • On the next page, the subscribers will see ‘Pending by Employer,’ along with other information like the reference number, current status, and other details.
  • Then you need to inform your employer of your updation request.

Apart from the DoB, the name and gender can also be updated in this page as per Aadhaar details. If the employee and employer plan to go offline and make the changes, then they must fill out a joint declaration and submit it to the EPFO.

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Published Date: January 12, 2022 12:36 AM IST