PFRDA – Building a Pensioned Society enabled through Digi Locker

Building a Pensioned Society enabled through Digi Locker


Circular No: PFRDA/2022/30/SUP-CRA/11

19 Oct 2022

All NPS stakeholders

Subject: Building a Pensioned Society enabled through Digi Locker

Digi Locker is a key initiative under Digital India, the Government of India flagship program with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and a pensioned Society. Digi Locker embraces Digital India’s vision areas of providing the Citizens a shareable private digital space with a consent framework and making all documents/certificates digitally available and accessible at ease. The number of Registered Users of Digi Locker are nearly 13 cr and 5.60 billion issued documents under various Categories viz Central/ State Governments, Banking & Insurance, Education, Health etc.

2. Central Record Keeping Agencies (CRAs) of PFRDA have become Digi Locker Partner Organizations to provide Subscriber Centric online Services indicated vide Circular PFRDA/2022/16/SUP CRA/4 dated 27 July 2022.

3. As a tribute to 75 Years of India’s Independence Day Celebration and to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, PFRDA is pleased to provide following additional features through Digi Locker:

i. Account opening using Driving License (DL) through Digi Locker ( Annexure I)
ii. Updation of existing address using DL through Digi Locker (Annexure II)

4. The facility can be availed by prospective subscribers opening their accounts with Protean CRA and existing subscribers of Protean CRA for updating their address.

5. This circular is issued in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 14 of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 to protect the interests of subscribers and to regulate, promote and ensure orderly growth of the National Pension System.

Digitally signed by K
Chief General Manager


Digi Locker

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