It is essential for each EPF account holder to fill in the nominee details in the UAN portal. This is a provision made in order for a nominee to withdraw the PF from the EPF account in case of any unexpected event like the demise of the account holder. Let us now see how to fill the nominee details in the UAN portal and what is essential for the same. 

What Is Required For EPF Nominee Update?

  • Activated UAN (Universal Account Number), linked to Aadhaar
  • The mobile number linked with Aadhaar 
  • The EPF account must be updated with the photograph and address
  • Soft copy of the nominee’s photo
  • Aadhaar number of the nominee 
  • A bank account number along with the IFSC code and address of the nominee 

Step-by-Step Guide To Update or Change EPF Nominee Online 

An individual can nominate only his spouse, children, and parents. If the member wants to add their siblings as nominee, then select the ‘No’ option under the ‘Having Family’ section. 

Step 1: Visit the UAN portal 

Step 2: Login to the portal by entering the UAN, password, and captcha code

Step 3: Choose the ‘E-Nomination’ option under the ‘Manage’ tab

Step 4: Here, the account holder will be able to view the nomination already associated with the account. If there are no nominations, they have to register the nominee at the earliest.

Step 5: Click on the ‘Enter new nomination’ option

Step 6: Click on the new nomination to add

Step 7: Provide all the details about the nominee like Aadhar number, name, gender, date of birth, bank account details, relationship, guardianship (if the nominee is a minor). Attach a photograph of the nominee and click on ‘Save Family Details’. Click on ‘Add Now’ and enter the details to nominate more than one person. 

Step 8: Enter the total percentage of share for each nominee. Save the form and proceed

Step 9: Click on ‘e-Sign’ under the ‘Pending Nomination’ section

Step 10: If the e-sign is not registered, a dialogue box will appear on the screen, click on ‘Proceed’ button to submit the e-sign 

Step 11: You will be redirected to a page where you can verify your Aadhaar virtual ID by entering it and clicking on the ‘Verify’ button

Step 12: Check the box to confirm your consent. Tick the box to give consent for e-KYC services data from Aadhaar

Step 13: After keying in their Aadhaar or virtual ID, click on the ‘Get OTP’. The OTP is dispatched to your registered mobile number.

Step 14:  Enter the OTP and tick the check box to give consent. 

Step 15: Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 16: After verifying the OTP, the new nominee will get registered.They can see the nomination history by clicking on the ‘e-Nomination’ option under the ‘Manage’ tab. The nomination history will show the out and out status of newly added or updated nominee details as ‘Nomination Successful’.