EPFO launches e-nomination facility for your PF account


  • The Employees Provident Fund Organization EPFO started online e-nomination facility on its website. Filing e-nomination helps you to easily file online pension claim at the required time. 
  • The nominees can easily file online composite claim in the event of demise of the EPFO member if the e-nomination has been done.
  • The name of a nominee/s, you must get your Universal Account Number (UAN), allotted by the EPFO, activated, if not done already at the EPFO portal.
  • The next step is to make sure UAN is linked with your Aadhaar. The Aadhaar, on the other hand, should be linked with your mobile number to get OTPs.
  • They provide Aadhaar number, address, date of birth, mobile number, bank account details and scanned copies of photographs of all nominees, under the new e-nomination rules.
Step -wise procedure is given and the candidates can check the below one:
  • 1) Go to the EPFO portal and sign in by giving your UAN number, password and captcha.
  • 2) Go to the 'View' tab and click on 'Profile' button to upload your photograph if not done already.
  • 3) Now go to the 'Manage' tab and click the link 'e-nomination' where you can “Enter New Nomination". Here you will be asked whether you have a family. In case you choose “Yes" in the “Have Family?" tab, the system will ask family details and their scanned photographs. You can add all family members by clicking “Add New button". After giving all family details click on the link “Save Family Details".
  • 4) Now provide percentage of EPF share you want to provide to each family member and then click on the “Save EPF Nomination" button. After completion of EPF nomination, the system will ask for EPS nomination in case spouse/daughter/son in family is not available.
  • 5) If you choose “No" in the “Having Family" tab, then the system will directly ask you to add details for EPF nomination. Enter the details for EPF nomination and upload scanned photographs of all nominees. You can add as many persons as you want by clicking the button “Add Row". After completion of all person details, click the button “Save EPF Details". Then the system may ask for EPS nomination.
  • 6) After completion of EPF and EPS nomination, you will have to finalise nomination by Aadhaar-based “e-Sign". For e-signature, Aadhaar Virtual ID (VID) is mandatory.
  • 7) After doing Aadhaar-based e-signature, you need to download a copy of nomination form No. 2 in PDF format and save the file as “Employee Code. Name of member". Every member needs to share a PDF copy of Nomination form 2 to your HR Department after downloading it from EPFO member’s portal.