After launching unified EPF portal the main problem that most of the employees are getting is error at the time of Aadhaar authentication in unified portal EPF. If you or your employees are facing the same problem then you can find the exact reasons for getting error at the time of Aadhaar authentication in PF portal.
As per norms of Employee Provident Fund Organization updating KYC details such as Aadhaar card details and bank account numbers are mandatory to get PF withdrawal benefits. So every employer has to take these details in UAN declaration form 11 during employees joining in their organization.
Earlier employers added those details in emloyerclaims.epfoservices.in but after launching unified epf portal there is a new process introduced to update KYC details of employees.
Reasons For Error At The Time Of Aadhaar Authentication In Unified EPF Portal
There are mainly two reason for getting error at the time of Aadhaar Authentication, they are
1. Difference in name entered in PF portal and name appearing on Aadhaar card
The main reason for getting error at time of Aadhaar Authentication is difference in name printed on Aadhaar card and name entered in PF portal. So every employer and employee must check whether they entered correct name as per Aadhaar records are not.
2. Due to missing details of employees in unified PF portal
After introducing unified EPF portal, they are lot of employees are facing this problem. Even some employers also don’t know that there are some details their employees are missed in unified portal EPF.
When any details like employee name, relation details such as father’s name or husband’s name, gender, date of birth and date of joining are missed in PF portal. When any such details are missed in PF portal then employee will get error at the time of Aadhaar authentication. So it is the responsibility of the employer to add those missing details of the employees. Until the addition of these missing details employees even can’t able to add Aadhaar and bank account details in in UAN member portal also.