Friday, February 22, 2019

How to find Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Balance Online

Worried about your EPF balance? You can now check your Employees’ Provident Fund balance online at the click of a button. EPF is a saving tool for employees where the employer and employee contribute equally towards a saving that the employee can claim when in need, on retirement or when switching jobs.

Let us see how to find Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) balance online.

Checking EPF Balance Online


The digital age has made life easy in many ways. One can now check their EPF balance online via SMS, by giving a missed call, via EPFO app or visiting the EPFO portal.

1.Find Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Balance by SMS


Before you use this method, make sure your UAN number is integrated with your Aadhaar or PAN or bank account details to avail this facility of EPF balance via SMS.

  • You need to send an SMS to 7738299899 with the message EPFOHO UN ENG.
  • You can set your preferred language by sending the first three letters of your preferred language. ENG stands for ENGLISH, HIN for HINDI, MAR for MARATHI, etc.
  • You can receive the SMS in the following languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Bengali.

2.Find Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Balance by Giving Miss Call


You can get information related to EPF balance by giving a miss call using your registered mobile number only. This facility is available to all those who have integrated their UAN with their KYC details.

You need to give a miss call to 011-22901406 from your registered mobile number.

After you give a miss call you will get an SMS with your PF details.

3.Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) BalanceUsing EPFO Portal


You employer needs to activate your Universal Account Number (UAN) for checking your PF details from the EPFO portal.

If it is activated then follow the steps below:

  • Select ‘For employees’ option from the drop-down menu.
  • Select the ‘Member passbook’ under the Services tab.
  • You will land on a login page where you need to enter your unique UAN number and password if it is activated.
  • Once you login in, you can check all your EPF details.

4.Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Balance Using EPFO App


You need to have an active UAN number to use the EPFO app.

  • Go to ‘Google Play Store’ and download m-Sewa app of EPFO.
  • Once installed, click on ‘Member’ and go to ‘Balance/Passbook’.
  • Enter your UAN and registered mobile number. Once your mobile number is verified, you will be able to view the updated EPF balance details.

This is how to find Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Balance online. Make sure your employee activates your UAN number to avail the online balance facility.

References:


1.https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php
2.https://cleartax.in/s/pf-balance-check
3.https://services.india.gov.in/service/detail/check-your-epf-balance-online
4.https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/wealth/earn/4-ways-to-check-your-provident-fund-balance/articleshow/60406969.cms

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