The Unified Portal of EPFO was made operational on 23rd December, 2016. A number of references are being received from the employers highlighting the problems on the portal in upfront allotment of UAN, connectivity issues, login issues, website slowdown/hanging, awareness of new procedures etc. IS division is making efforts to remove the difficulties and stabilize the unified portal.
In view of the above, EPFO has decided that, as a special case concession of grace period of 5 days is allowed for the employers to deposit the contribution and other dues for the month of December, 2016 by 20th January, 2017.
PF Circular: EPF- Grace Period for December 2016 Contribution