Check EPF balance: Step-by-Step Process

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Hiral Vakil

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Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is a retirement benefits scheme available to salaried individuals, this article helps you see your EPF scheme’s balance. Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) oversees and manages funds. Any company with over 20 employees is required by law to register with EPFO.  

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Ways to check EPF Balance:

  1. Using EPFO Portal
  2. By giving a missed call
  3. By Sending an SMS
  4. Using the EPFO app

Step-by-step Process to check EPF balance using EPFO Portal

To check your EPF scheme balance through EPFO portal make sure that your employer has activated your UAN (Universal Account Number). Go to EPFO Portal

  1. Select the relevant options from the Menu:

    Go to Our Services > For Employees
    Check EPF: EPFO- Step 1

  2. From the Services page:

    Click on Members PassbookCheck EPF: EPFO- Step 2

  3. In Memeber Passbook:

    Enter your UAN, Password and Captcha to log in,Check EPF: EPFO- Step 3

Additionally, you can check your balance once you log in. 

Check EPF balance by Missed Call

This service is only available upon the integration of your UAN with your KYC details. 

Check EPF balance using SMS

This retirement scheme is only available upon the integration of your UAN with your KYC details. 

Check EPF Balance using EPFO app

However, before downloading the EPFO app, make sure that your UAN is active. 

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FAQs

What is EPF?

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is a retirement benefits scheme available to salaried individuals. Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) oversees and manages funds.

How can I get my EPF statement?

Click on My Account > the latest EPF statement. You can choose to save or print the statement. However, banks and financial institutions always require the latest EPF statement so you have to make sure that you have accessed the latest statement.

Do all companies need to register for EPF?

No, only a company with over 20 employees is required by law to register with EPFO. It is optional for companies with less than 20 employees.

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