Aadhaar OTP Not Received for PF Withdrawal | What to Do

If you are not receiving OTP to your Aadhar linked mobile number while claiming PF amount online then it is due to network issues of your mobile operator (or) server side problems of Aadhar for PF portal.

Sometimes EPF members will receive delayed OTPs after 1-2 minutes, so whenever you are claiming for PF wait for at least 1-2 minutes, and still if you don’t receive the OTP then again try to reapply for the PF.

If your mobile has a full signal and even a second time also if you don’t receive the OTP then the problem is with EPF or Aadhar servers. In that case, not only you but all the EPF members who are trying to apply for PF at that time will also face this OTP problem.

What to Do If I Don’t Receive Aadhar OTP for PF Withdrawal

If you are not receiving Aadhar OTP while PF claim then you have to postpone your PF claim process for a few hours (Maybe after a few hours on the same day or on the next day). At present there is no other solution to this problem.

This problem has to be solved either from EPFO side or UIDAI side, If everybody is facing the problem then EPFO or UIDAI technical team will solve this problem immediately. 

Once the problem solves you will start receiving the OTP.

FAQs

How to know which mobile number is linked to my EPF account

Login in UAN member portal → Go to view option in menu → Now select profile from sub menu.

Under the profile section, you can see your registered mobile number. If you want to edit you can change the mobile number by clicking on the edit option.

Can I apply for PF without  Aadhar registered mobile number

No, it is not possible to submit a PF claim online without aadhar registered mobile number.

What to do if I lost my Aadhar registered mobile number

You can link another mobile number with your aadhar at any of your nearest aadhar enrollment centers.

Will receive OTP to my email ID during PF claim

No, OTP will not be sent to your email id while applying for the PF and pension, it will be sent to your aadhar registered mobile number only.

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3 thoughts on “Aadhaar OTP Not Received for PF Withdrawal | What to Do”

  1. Hi Rajesh,
    I had UAN number linked with aadhar from previous employer but now I have updated name in aadhar card. while trying for kyc it is showing data mismatch. Is it possible to create new uan number with updated aadhar name?

    Reply
    • No, it is not possible to create a new UAN with the same Aadhar. You have to correct your name in PF as per your Aadhar.
      Hence your Aadhar is already linked to your UAN, you can correct your name in PF by submitting PF joint declaration form to your PF office.

      Reply
  2. Hi Rajesh,
    I had UAN number linked with aadhar from previous employer but now I have updated name in aadhar card. while trying for kyc it is showing data mismatch. Is it possible to create new uan number with updated aadhar name?

    Reply

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