Provident Fund is a retirement scheme for salaried individuals. It is a fund scheme wherein both employer and the employee make an equal contribution on a monthly basis. Usually, the contribution both have to make is 12% of the basic salary and DA, every month. The employee can benefit from this investment upon retirement. However, an employee can liquidate the fund when employed, subject to certain terms and conditions. You can check EPF online for claim and withdrawal status.
Here, we will inform you how to check online PF balance.
Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is a statutory body. It comes under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. To claim Provident Fund, a request has to be raised to EPFO. On requesting the PPF withdrawal, you may not get to know the PF status of requisition soon. Thus, you can follow the EPFO balance enquiry online process rather, wherein you have to provide the following information:
Step 1: Visit the EPFO portal and access the tab, ‘Our Services’. Select ‘For Employees’ from the dropdown.
Step 2: Under ‘Service’, click ‘Know Your Claim Status’.
Step 3: Provide your UAN. Enter the details in ‘captcha’ field, as shown in the captcha image.
Step 4: Enter the state where your PF office is based in. From the dropdown menu now select the PF office. Provide the establishment’s code and your Provident Fund account number.
Step 5: Click ‘Submit’ and get the status of your PF claim, promptly.
You will receive SMS alert on a mobile number linked to the account. The alert will be sent on receipt of claim application, PPF balance check number, and on transfer of funds to your bank account. The SMS includes your account number and the total PPF balance check.