Update Profile picture in the UAN EPFO portal

Profile picture in the Employees Provident Fund (EPFO) UAN Member portal is necessary and mandatory for availing PF services like transfer of claim, PF withdrawal and also for e-Nomination on the PF portal. You may need to upload the photo as the profile photo won’t be updated by Employers.

Profile Photo Update in PF UAN portal

  1. Login into UAN member portal with UAN ID and password
  2. Click on View and then click on Profile

    PF Profile Photo
  3. EPFO Profile page would be displayed. Click on Change photo on the left

    EPFO Profile Change
  4. In the next page, Click on Browse and upload the photo

    PF Photo Upload
  5. Click on Preview to preview the photo on the right

    PF Photo
  6. Then click on “Upload Photograph” on the right to upload the photograph
  7. Once the photograph is uploaded, it would be visible on the UAN portal

PF Profile Photo Upload Size & Specification

Photo uploaded to the UAN portal should satisfy these specifications

  • Photo should have been taken using Digital Camera
  • Photo size should be 3.5cm x 4.5cm
  • Photo image should be in PNG or JPG format
  • Face should be visible in the Photo (Atleast 80% should be visible)

Errors & PF Profile Photo

  • Unable to proceed. please upload your profile photograph.
    • This error occurs when you are trying avail different UAN Services like PF Withdrawal and Transfer
  • Photo is not clear or visible: Upload a clear photo taken by Digital Camera
  • Photo is of wrong size: Upload photo of 3.5cmx4.5cm again


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