New Delhi: Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is an investment fund scheme in which both employees and employers contribute 12% of the basic salary of the employee every month. If you are an EPFO subscriber and have a PF account, it is advisable for you to be vigilant about the PF balance at all times.
With Umang app and EPFO portal, it’s now easier to check EPF balance check online. If you have your UAN number, you can easily check your EPF balance. However, even if you don’t have your UAN number, you can now check EPF balance easily.
Here how you can check EPF balance check without UAN number:
Step 1: Log in at EPF home page of epfindia.gov.in
Step 2: Click on ‘Click Here to Know your EPF Balance”
Step 3: You will be redirected to epfoservices.in/epfo/. Go to “Member Balance Information”
Step 4: Select your state and click at your EPFO office link
Step 5: Enter your PF Account Number, name and registered mobile number
Step 6: Click on ‘Submit’ and your PF balance will be displayed.
It may be noted that PF account holders can also check their EPF balance without UAN number by logging in at passbook.epfindia.gov.in.
It is worth mentioning that EPFO allows the individuals to transfer their EPF account from the previous employer to a new employer. This process can be done both online and offline. This facility can be avail of from the member e-sea portal. Before you start with the online EPF account transfer process, make you have activated your UAN on the Member e-SEWA portal.
Note that there are four ways to check EPF account balance- EPFO portal, UMANG app, missed call and SMS service. If your UAN is integrated with your KYC details, you can send a text message to get your PF balance details. Type EPFOHO UAN ENG and send the SMS on the number 7738299899. You will receive your PF balance details in the SMS.