EPF Online Transfer & balance check is the fund that is in your EPF Account statement. EPF balance is an amount deducted every month from employee salary plus and the amount is contributed to employee EPF account by their employer. Knowing our EPF balance can be a good thing of employee retirement savings.
Present day’s employees would have to wait until end of the year for the HR (Human Resource) department of the private and government sectors to provide them with a statement of the EPF balance amount. However, in the few days, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has announced different kind of methods to check the EPF balance through online by visiting official website of EPFO.
If an employee who wants to know about his/her EPF balance they can do on the official EPFO website. All one has to do is fill in the necessary information were requested by the EPFO website. It has recently added three more methods to know the EPF balance.
A new method is to known as mobile-based application named me sewa has been made available to android phone users. The EPF account balance can be viewed using the app. Along with the app, SMS and missed call services is to be available.
The SMS and the missed call service will be very beneficial for those who do not have internet connection. The SMS facility is not only available in English but a few of the regional languages also it gives SMS in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Tamil, and Telugu.
Process to check EPF Online Transfer & Balance Checking
Here EPFO has been introducing some new methods for employees to check their EPF balance and it is in the process of developing and also the existing platforms that can be used.
- Online Portal
- SMS Service
- M-Sewa App
- Missed Call
EPF Balance using EPFO Portal
There are some of ways to know the EPF balance and it can be checked on the official EPFO website with or without using the UAN (Universal Account Number).
EPF balance online using UAN
If Employees can sign in to the official portal of the EPFO and enter the UAN number that can be found as pay slip. Individually EPF balance will be displayed.
EPF balance online without using UAN
Employees who have not created the UAN Number they can view the EPF balance by using the PF account number which can also be found on the pay slip. The individual employee will have to sign in to the EPFO official site and enter a few information like the state he/she resides in, mobile number to view the EPF balance.
Ways to check EPF Balance via SMS or Missed Call
Apart from checking PF balance EPF online portal, subscribers can also check their balance via SMS or missed call. For this process employees will have an active UAN Number and their KYC details including their registered mobile number seeded with their UAN account.
How to Find PF Balance via SMS?
If the employee has seeded his/her KYC documents with UAN account number, all they have to do is SMS their details in the following format – EPFOHO UAN ENG – to 7738299899. Once the message has been sent, the employee will receive a message with the complete details of his/her PF balance statement.
How to Know EPF Balance via Missed Call?
Here we know about all the KYC documents were have to be integrated to his/her UAN account number to facilitate for this service. Once that is done, all that the employees has to do is to give a Missed Call to 011-22901406. The employee will then receive a text message of the PF balance on his/her registered phone number.
Steps to do EPF Online Transfer via Mobile App
To enhance the convenience method of employees, the EPFO portal has introduced their own mobile app. All the employees have to download the app from EPFO official website and register themselves using their own PF account number and KYC details.
Steps to follow check EPF balance using the EPF mobile app
- First Download the app and click on employee on the app’s page.
- By clicking the employee member option, enter employee UAN and after choose the balance/passbook option.
- Then enter employee registered mobile number.
- If mobile number is displayed as incorrect, enter other details such as mobile number, Aadhaar card, etc.
- Select the view of EPF passbook option to view the statements of the last 7 months.
- Finally the details have been entered, the app will displays the balance of employee’s PF account.
How to download EPF Online Transfer Passbook?
If Employees can check their PF balance status in their account. They can download the EPF passbook either on EPFO member portal or UAN portal. The passbook will displays the contribution of both the employee and the employer.
Steps to download PF Passbook on UAN Portal
Employees can follow the process were mentioned below to download EPF passbook from the UAN portal.
- Visit UAN Official Site.
- Then enter your 12-digit UAN.
- After Entering UAN click on download passbook option on the UAN homepage.
Once completed this, the page will displays the balance in PF account and it made contributions by both the employee and the employer.