How to change forgot UAN Password without mobile number

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How to change forgot UAN Password without mobile number
How to change forgot UAN Password without mobile number

EPFO is a government-backed organization that provides an online facility for it’s pf account holders to change UAN password in an Unified Member Portal without a mobile number or with a registered mobile number.

In this post, we will mainly focus on how to change the UAN password without a mobile number and also see how to change a UAN password with the registered mobile number.

What is the condition to change the UAN password without a mobile number/lost mobile?

  • If your old mobile number is lost and if you want to change the UAN password with the new mobile number,  then the new mobile number has to be linked with your aadhaar number before changing the UAN password. (Because you have to mention you’re new mobile number linked with the aadhaar before changing the UAN password).
  • You should have a UAN number. (If it’s not activated click here)

Reset UAN Password without a mobile number/lost mobile number in Online

Here is the step-by-step procedure to change the UAN password without a mobile number.
 
Step 1: First, visit the UAN Member Portal of the EPFO website and click on Forgot Password.
UAN Forgot Password
UAN Forgot Password

Step 2: Enter UAN, Captcha and click on Submit button.

Enter UAN, Captcha and Submit
Enter UAN, Captcha and Submit

Step 3: Now the new window will open with the following message “Do you wish to send OTP on the above mobile number?”. Click on the No button. (since you don’t have a mobile number or had lost a mobile number)

Select send OTP to the mobile number - NO
Select send OTP to the mobile number – NO


Step 4:
Enter your Name, Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY), Gender and click on  Verify button

Name, DOB and Gender Verification
Name, DOB and Gender Verification

Step 5: Now, Enter Captcha and Aadhaar Number and click on Verify button.

Captcha and Aadhaar Number Verification
Captcha and Aadhaar Number Verification

Step 6: Enter Aadhaar Linked New Mobile Number and click on the Get OTP button.

Note: Here you have to enter either the same old registered number or else a new mobile number linked with your aadhaar number (aadhaar is mandatory here, no pan card option is available).

Enter Aadhaar Linked New Mobile Number and Click Get OTP
Enter Aadhaar Linked New Mobile Number and Click Get OTP

Step 7: Now, Enter the Captcha and the 4 digits OTP received on the aadhaar linked mobile number. After that click on Verify button.

Verify OTP
Enter Captcha, OTP and Verify

Step 8: After the OTP verification, Enter a new password and confirm the new password, then click on Submit button. The new UAN Password is set for your next UAN Member Portal login.

Enter New Password and Submit
Enter New Password and Submit

Step 9: You will receive a confirmation message as the “Password changed successfully, click here to login

Password changed successfully
Password changed successfully


Note
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You will also receive an SMS on your aadhaar linked mobile number as “Dear Member, Password for your UAN 10XXXXXXXX98 has been changed successfully. If not done, then change the password immediately”.

Reset UAN Password with a registered mobile number in Online

Here is the step-by-step procedure to change the UAN password with a mobile number.
Step 1: First, visit the UAN Member Portal of the EPFO website and click on Forgot Password.
UAN Forgot Password
UAN Forgot Password
Step 2: Enter UAN, Captcha and click on Submit button.
Enter UAN, Captcha and Submit
Enter UAN, Captcha and Submit

Step 3: 
Now the new window will open with the following message “Do you wish to send OTP on the above mobile number?”. Click on the Yes button. (since you have an aadhaar linked mobile number)
Select send OTP to the mobile number - Yes
Select send OTP to the mobile number – Yes

Step 4: Enter the 4 digits of OTP with OTP id sent successfully to your aadhaar linked mobile number. Later click on Verify button.

Enter OTP and Verify
Enter OTP and Verify
Step 5: After the OTP verification, Enter a new password and confirm the new password, then click on Submit button. The new UAN Password is set for your next UAN Member Portal login.

Enter New password and confirm password and Click on Submit
Enter New password and confirm the password and click on Submit
Step 6: You will receive a confirmation message as the “Password changed successfully, click here to login
Password changed successfully
Password changed successfully

See, how easily you have changed your password by using any of the two methods as per your requirement needs.

Why UAN is linked with an aadhaar registered mobile number

  1. To avail of various online services in a Unified Member Portal.
  2. OTP is sent to your mobile number to change the password in case you forgot the UAN password.
  3. Monthly PF contribution details are sent to your mobile number.
  4. Claim settlement status is sent to the mobile number.
  5. OTP is sent to your mobile number to proceed with any pf withdrawal such as advance pf, full and final settlement etc.
  6. To avail of the services of the UMANG mobile App (epfo services). Along with UAN, you need an OTP password to log in which is sent to the mobile number.

How to Activate or Register UAN Number

Whenever you join the company with pf benefits. The employer is the one who activates your UAN and registers your mobile number in their employer pf portal
If the employer didn’t register your UAN. No worries. You can register your UAN number by yourself on the employee’s unified member portal
Here are some below steps to register your UAN number. Let’s get started.
Step 1: Visit the EPFO Unified Member Portal and click on Activate UAN.
Click on Activate UAN
Activate UAN

Step 2: Enter UAN, Name, Date of Birth, Mobile No, Email Id, Captcha and click on Get Authorization Pin.

Get Authorization Pin
Get Authorization Pin
Step 3: Check your basic details filled, tick the check box to Agree and Enter the OTP (authorization pin) received on your mobile number. Finally, click on “Validate OTP and Activate” UAN.
Validate OTP and Activate UAN
Validate OTP and Activate UAN

Step 4: Password will be sent to your mobile number mentioned while filling in the basic details.

 
In this way, UAN and your mobile number got registered. Now you can sign in to your UAN Member Portal by entering the UAN (activated), password (received through SMS) and Captcha.

FAQ’s related to Forgot UAN Password

Q1. Can I select the Pan card option instead of aadhaar while changing the password in case of the mobile number lost?
A. No. Earlier you had the option of either selecting  Pan or Aadhaar. But now filling in aadhaar details is mandatory.
Q2. If my pan or aadhaar is not linked to UAN, Can I change my password online?
A. No. In that case, you have to raise a complaint by using the grievance pf portal. Your regional EPFO officials will help you to resolve your issue.

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