In case you have forgotten your UAN login password, or you want to change it for password protection, a PF member can do so online by following a few simple steps. This guide would elaborate the process.
See also: How to download and print your UAN card?
Process to change/reset UAN password online
Step 1: Visit the UAN portal.
Step 2: On the homepage, click on ‘Forgot Password‘.
Step 3: The next page will ask you to enter your UAN and Captcha shown on the page. After filling these, click on ‘Submit’.
Step 4: On the next page, you will be asked to share your name, date of birth and gender. Once you fill it, click on ‘Verify’.
Step 5: You will have to verify yourself. Provide your Aadhaar number and enter Captcha. Also, click on the undertaking to allow verification.
Step 6: Your Aadhaar number is verified. You will be asked to enter your mobile number to receive an OTP.
Check mark to give your consent to: “I hereby consent to provide my Aadhaar Number, Biometric and/or One Time Pin (OTP) data for Aadhaar-based authentication for the purpose of establishing my identity”.
Step 7: You will receive an OPT on your mobile. Enter an OTP and Captcha in the required field. Click on ‘Verify’.
Step 8: You will be asked to set a new password. Make sure your password has at least eight characters, with at least one upper case letter, one special character and one number. Confirm it.
Step 9: Your UAN login password has been changed successfully.
UAN password resetting tips
UAN password should be alphanumeric, with at least eight and at most 25 characters.
EPFO password should have at least one special character.
Special characters are: !, @, #, $, %, ^, &, *, and ( ).
Sample UAN password = abc@1973
How to reset or change your EPF UAN password?
EPF UAN password can be changed on the unified EPFO member portal.
What kind of details are needed to change or reset UAN password?
To change or reset your UAN password, you would require:
•Date of birth
•Registered mobile number
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