Simple steps to change your EPF nomination in UAN online portal


Employee provident fund in India is compulsory deduction for salaried working in organizations that are registered under the Employees’ Provident fund.

Every member should name a nominee(s) to receive the fund corpus in case he/she died prematurely.

Thus keeping your nomination details up to date is necessary to avoid any legal problems to your dear ones in future.

EPF nomination in UAN portal

An EPF member can have more than one nominee; they can also have the option to fix the proportion for each nominee.

Employee should update/change their nomination details immediately after their marriage.

Any member with activated UAN can avail these online facilities like PF portability, withdrawal of EPF, nomination facility, downloading PF passbook etc.

Also read: Simple steps to take Loan from your PPF account

How To Change EPF Nomination Online Through UAN

1. You must log in at

2. Login with your UAN (Universal Account Number) and password.

3. The facility to change your nomination details can be accessed from the ‘Manage’ menu tab and then click on E-Nomination option.

4. All fields namely UAN, Member ID, Establishment ID, Name, Date of Birth, Father/ Spouse name, Relationship, Date of Joining, Gender, Marital Status will be auto-populated from database and these fields are non-editable. Only editable fields on this page are Address field. You need to provide your ‘Permanent Address’ in the relevant field and click save.

5. Next, You need to provide Family Declaration by selecting “Yes” or “No”. Click YES here to provide your family details like Nominee Name, Date of Birth, Relation, Address, Guardian (If required).

6. On the next step, you will get the option to assign the percentage of PF amount for each nominee. Total share for all the nominees in this section should add to 100%.

7. Finally, click on the ‘Save EPF Nomination’ button.

Aadhaar based e-Nomination facility

In order to verify your Nomination facility online, your Aadhaar number should have been linked with EPF UAN and your Date of Joining EPF Scheme should be available in the UAN.

Once your Aadhaar number is linked with UAN, you can then approve your e-Nomination through Aadhaar e-Sign facility.

E-Nomination facility:

1. Click on e-Sign button to generate OTP

2. Once the received OTP entered, your e-nomination gets registered with EPFO online.

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  1. karthi says

    in the new how to change the marital status

    1. Mohammad Ali says

      Hello Karthi, you can contact your HR and change this.

  2. Prabhu Narayan SIngh says

    Dear Sir,

    i have add the e nominees through but it gives unable to process OTP generate
    so please give me suggestion for this

  3. vini gupta says

    Hi Need one advice please. My UAN shows my husbands name but his relationship as father. My claim was rejected saying that father name is not correct. Should I request for father name change or relationship change? My pan card has father name and aadhar has husband name. What should I do?

    1. Manasi Shah says

      I am facing exactly the same problem as Vini. Can anyone please advise?

  4. Narasimha says URL is not ACCESSIBLE. Please suggest

  5. Deepak Gaur says

    In new portal NOMINATION feature is not there. What to do ? Shall I fill maual form 2 revised ?

    1. Mohammad Ali says

      Yes Deepak, Currently online nomination facility is down/unavailable. But you can submit physical nomination form to your employer.

      Do remember there are three types of nomination forms:
      Form No.2: This is a common nomination form used for payment of fund amount to the nominees.
      Form No.11: This form is a member’s declaration of being employed in an organisation where both the Employees’ Family Pension Fund Scheme and Provident Fund are in force.
      Form No.9: This form is a declaration by an individual taking up work in a an organisation where the Employees’ Pension Scheme is applicable.

      1. Deepak Gaur says

        Thanks you very much! Ali. Form 2 is not available on Epfo website . Is EPFO changing nomination procedure? Please suggest from where to get in-force nomination form for manual filling. My establishment is of type exempted.(both EPF and EPS 95 scheme applicable)

      2. Mohammad Ali says

        Deepak, you can get the nomination form 2 from your employer.

  6. KAMAL SHARMA says


    1. Mohammad Ali says

      Hello Kamal,

      Before activating, you must get your UAN number from your employer.

      Simple steps to activate your UAN online:

      Step 1: Visit the website:
      Step 2: Enter your mobile number, UAN and EPF account details.
      Step 3: EPFO will send an authorization PIN to your mobile number, once you enter the aforesaid details.
      Step 4: Submit the PIN received in your mobile and activate UAN.
      Step 5: Generate your login ID and password to complete the registration process.

  7. SUJIT DAS says

    Respected Sir/Madam,
    My UAN NO IS 1003 6704 9164, Now i want to change my nominee name online, Thus requesting you kindly guide me for the same.

    1. Mohammad Ali says

      Hello Sujit, Use the below link to know the process flow for filing online nomination

  8. sourin dey says

    How to know my epf nominees name

    1. Mohammad Ali says

      To Check the EPF Nominees details, You have to visit the EPF office and have to submit a prescribed form. On submission of filled form, you will get a copy of your nomination form.