How To Upload Profile Picture for EPF e-nomination
It is very important to upload a profile picture before filing for e-nomination. Let’s see the importance of uploading a profile picture in the pf portal and also see the step-by-step procedure to upload a profile picture.
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Why Upload Profile Picture for EPF e-nomination
To add nominees in e-nomination. (without uploading a profile picture in epf member portal, pf member cannot add nominees)
To avail of member’s pf benefits in case of sudden death (without uploading a profile picture in the epf member portal, it is very difficult for nominees to apply for pf member’s death claim)
So, let’s not commit mistakes before filing an e-nomination and start uploading a profile picture in the epf portal in the right way.
Prerequisites for Uploading a Profile Picture in EPF Portal
The photograph should be uploaded which is captured only from a digital camera.
The photograph should be the size of 3.5cm x 4.5 cm before uploading.
The uploaded image with the face should be visible clearly from 80% of the image with both ears.
The image should be in either jpeg/jpg/png format.
The image to be uploaded should not exceed more than 100 KB.
If you found your profile image size is more than 100 KB before uploading in EPF Portal.
Don’t worry if you don’t have a physical scanner around you. You can easily scan your photo from your mobile in jpeg format using Kaagaz app from the Play Store
You can then compress the image and also can make any image size to the required passport size (3.5cm x 4.5 cm) from the website Image Resize
If you already have a scanned copy of passport size (3.5cm x 4.5 cm). You can compress it from the website Image Resize or from the mobile app QReduce Lite.
Note: The profile photo to be uploaded in the EPF Portal must be below 100 KB.
How to Upload Profile Picture in UAN Portal
Step 1: Visit UAN Member Portal and Enter you’re UAN, Password, and Captcha. Now click on the Sign In button.
Sign in to UAN Member Portal
Step 2: Click on the Later button for the e-nomination alert message.
Click on Later – E-Nomination (Alert)
Step 3: Under the View menu, select PROFILE.
Click on View and Select PROFILE in Member Portal
Step 4: Click on Change Photo
Step 5: Click on Browse to upload the profile picture.
Click on Browse to Upload Profile Picture – Member Portal
Step 6: Make sure that you’re face and ears comes inside the circle. To adjust the face position click on the slider and fit the face & ears inside the circle.
Adjust Profile Picture with Face and Ears to be fit inside the circle – Member Portal
Step 7: Once photo adjustment is made out first click on the Preview button, then click on the Upload Photograph button and finally confirm to upload your photo by clicking on the OK button.
Click on Preview, Upload Photograph and OK Button – Unified Member’s Portal
Step 8: View you’re profile photo which is uploaded successfully in the Profile section. Also, update other details if it’s not mentioned under your profile section.
Photo & Other Details Updated under Profile – EPF Member’s Portal
Update Other Details
If your details like Permanent Address or any other details are left empty or not updated. Then update the required details.
To update your details click on the pencil icon and update or edit for any changes.
Q1. Can I file an e-nomination online without uploading a profile picture in the EPF Member Portal?
A. No. It is mandatory to upload a profile picture in the EPF Member Portal for e-nomination.
Q2. What is the size of the photograph to be uploaded in the EPF Portal?
A. 3.5cm x 4.5cm (passport size).
Q3. What is the minimum size of the photo to be uploaded to the EPF Member Portal?
A. Less than 100KB.
Q4. Which format of image can be uploaded in the EPF Member Portal?
A. JPEG or PNG.
Q5. Is the uploaded image should be clear?
A. Yes. The face and ears should be clearly visible.