Employee having valid UAN, need to make sure that his or her date of birth (DOB) details are true and correct in Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) records and also similar as mentioned in the Aadhaar database. In case of mismatch, the UAN holder may face delay in EPF withdrawal claims.

According to EPFO:

A. EPF members can update the date of Birth online by submitting Aadhaar or e-Aadhaar on the Unified Member Portal if the difference in DOB is less than 3 years.

B. If the difference is more than 3years, submit Aadhaar/e-Aadhaar along with following documents on the Unified Member Portal:-

Updation-Correction of date of birth online in EPFO records

Any one of the following documents is accepted as valid proof of the date of birth.

a) Any school/education certificate

b) Birth certificate issued by Registrar of Birth and Deaths

c) Passport

d) Certificate-based on service records from central/state government organisations

e) Any reliable documents issued by government departments like Driving License, ESIC card, etc.

f) Medical certificate issued by Civil surgeon after examining the member and supported with an affidavit on oath by the members and authenticated by a competent court.

Procedure to Update Date of Birth: 

  1. Visit Members Unified Portal at Click Here
  2. Enter UAN, Password and Captcha
  3. Click Sign-in and Login into the portal
  4. Click Manage and then Click Modify Basic Details
  5. Enter Aadhaar, Name and DOB as per Aadhaar.
  6. Click Save/Submit
  7. Click Yes – Tick the box of consent permission
  8. Inform your employer to update your changes made
  9. Inform your employer of your updation request.

*Note: Along with DoB, name and gender can also be updated in this page as per Aadhaar details.

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