EPFO is Not Use Aadhaar Card Updation and Correction
EPFO gave a big blow, now DoB will not have to be used for update and correction.
Big news is coming from EPFO. From now on you cannot use Aadhaar card for updation and correction of date of birth. EPFO has refused to accept Aadhaar card. Big news is coming from EPFO.
From now on you cannot use Aadhaar card for updation and correction of date of birth. EPFO has refused to accept Aadhaar card. According to the news of Economic Times, a guideline in this regard has been issued by the Employees Provident Fund Organization. (EPFO is Not Use Aadhaar Card Updation)
Why can’t Aadhaar be used?
Aadhaar is recognized as Proof of Identity and Proof of Address. At the same time, you cannot use it as a Date of Birth (DoB) certificate. Aadhaar is a 12-digit personal identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India. This number serves as proof of identity and address, anywhere in India. (EPFO is Not Use Aadhaar Card Updation)
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is part of the Ministry of Labor and Employment of India. EPFO has said that Aadhaar has been removed from the list of documents accepted as date of birth certificate.
EPFO is Not Use Aadhaar Card Updation
Received a letter from UIDAI
A letter has been received from UIDAI, in which it has been said that Aadhaar should not be used as proof of DoB. If it is being used then it needs to be removed from the list of acceptable documents. After this letter, a circular has been issued by EPFO on January 16, 2024, in which information in this regard has been given. (EPFO is Not Use Aadhaar Card Updation)
According to the EPFO circular issued on August 2023, you can use these documents to change the date of birth-
1. Birth certificate issued by the Registrar of Births and Debts
2. Marksheets issued by government boards and universities
3. Apart from this, you can use School Leaving Certificate (SLC), Transfer Certificate (TC) and SSC certificate, which include name
and date of birth.
5. pan card
6. Certificate based on service record of Central/State Government organizations
7. Residence certificate issued by the government.