You can merge 10 old EPF accounts at one go with this new service

Published On: 07, Dec 2017 | Source:

Retirement fund body has opened a new facility for its over 4.5 crore members that will allow consolidation or merger of their multiple with the current (UAN).

Under this facility, subscribers of the Employees' Organisation (EPFO) can merge as many as 10 previous accounts with their UAN at one go.

Currently, the subscribers are required to file separate transfer claims online using UAN on the EPFO's But to avail of the facility, they are required to activate their UAN that is seeded with bank accounts and other details such as and PAN.

Those subscribers without UAN activation can also do so online through the transfer claim portal facility of the

A senior official said the has made it easy with this facility with an objective of having "one employee, one EPF account".

The EPFO, according to the official, has already issued direction to its over 120 offices earlier this week to use this service and ensure multiple accounts are consolidated as early as possible.

The subscribers will have to provide their current activated UAN, member ID (identification) and mobile number registered at the

After validating credentials of the members, the would allow them to register their previous EPF account numbers for consolidation with the current UAN.

The facility can be accessed on the website at the 'Employees' Corner'.