Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is the amount deducted from an individual's monthly salary, which is later added to his/her EPF account by the employer and is termed as the EPF balance. It is also considered as a part of retirement savings and can be checked through various mobile applications or by the below-given method. If you are an employee and member of EPFO (Employees’ Provident Fund Organization), then you can check your provident fund (PF) statement to know your balance at the end of a year. You can check the EPF balance online anytime through EPFO portal, SMS, giving missed call, or EPFO app.
You can access the PF passbook on a different website than the unified portal. However, the unified portal can still be utilized for transactional services such as transfers. If you want to view your PF passbook on EPFO portal, then you must have your account tagged to Universal Account Number (UAN). From the website, you can download and even print the passbook.
Make sure that your UAN has been activated by the employer, only then can you access the passbook. Though UAN is given by EPFO, it must be verified by the employer. The passbook facility is not valid for members of establishments which are exempted under EPF Scheme, 1952. And if you try to log in, under this circumstance, you will receive a message which says that the passbook unavailability given exemption of establishment, and you will be requested to contact your employer.
In case you have registered your UAN with EPFO, then you can get information on latest contributions to the account, and the PF balance. To get the PF balance, send SMS to 7738299899. Send message EPFOHO UAN ENG. ENG as the first three characters of your preferred language. In case you wish to receive message in Marathi, you can type EPFOHO UAN MAR.
Likewise the facility is available in Hindi, English, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Malayalam. Also, do seed your UAN to your Aadhaar card, bank account, and PAN. Request the employer to seed these for you if have not been done already.
In case you are registered on UAN portal, then you can check EPF balance by giving a missed call on 011-22901406. The balance details will conveyed to you. Do seed your UAN to your Aadhaar card, bank account, and PAN.
You can download the EPFO’s m-sewa app from the Google Play Store. From the app, click “Member”, and click “Balance/passbook”. After this step, provide your UAN and your registered mobile number to get the PF balance details.