Is your name, birth date in PF not matching with Aadhaar? Here’s how to correct it

Is your name, birth date in PF not matching with Aadhaar? Here’s how to correct it

The contribution you make towards your Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) from your monthly pay is a sort of forced savings that can help in amassing a portion of your retirement corpus.

At times, the name and date of birth in the provident fund (PF) statement is not correct and does not match with what is there in your Aadhaar details.

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This can then result in unnecessary delays and hassles when you try to withdraw the money at the time of retirement.

EPFO has over 19 crore subscriber accounts that also include members who have retired and settled their claims. The contributing members of the EPFO are over five crore at present.

And recently, the government stated that over 8.38 crore Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) accounts do not have the subscribers’ date of birth and in 11.07 crore accounts members’ father’s name was missing.Currently, if the employee wants to correct basic details against the Universal Account Number (UAN), both the employee and the employer needs to give a joint request to the EPFO for any correction.

Now you can make changes to your details online for which these four things are a must:
1. Active UAN,
2. Access to EPFO’s Unified Portal website,
3. Aadhaar number,
4. Employer needs to forward the request online to EPFO.

Before you change details in the EPFO records, make sure your Aadhaar has the right information that you want to be corrected. It may so happen that you may get the below mentioned message “Aadhaar is already verified. Your details aren’t editable”, which means that your Aadhaar has already been verified and no further changes can be done. If you have to make changes in your Aadhaar details, you need to first update that, only then can changes be made to your EPFO records………..Read More>>
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