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shareitforpc   , 28

from Indian Island


Services Offered in Employee Provident Fund

Abbreviated as EPF this a social security scheme launched by the Indian government. It was initially started to assist employer in their retirement age. By having the employer and employee give a share of the salary. This is done on monthly basis and starts on the first month of employment. The scheme has been embraced by many citizen all over India both in the private and public sector.

Two out of the many states of India Jammu and Kashmir are the only states not complying with EPF plan. The EPF funds are managed by a bigger body EPFO meaning employee provident fund organization. The body was established by the government under the employee provident funds & miscellaneous provision Act 1952. The scheme has benefit many citizens who feel the scheme has made their retirement life easy.

The scheme provides loans and benefits like pension and insurance to the members thus benefiting the whole family. EPF is basically the small percentage of 12% of employee salary. This amount gets divided among all the scheme under the EPF on order to cover the member in all aspects. There are three scheme working under the EPF namely employee provident fund scheme EPFS, employee pension scheme EPS and employee deposit linked insurance scheme EDLI.

With all this under one roof, EPF has a recognized website portal where member can receive various services. You don’t need to visit the human resources offices to solve or check your balances. The website has all the services need by the employee.


Services offered at the Epf Website

Under the EPF members can:


Above are the services found at the official website, we shall discuss some of the services?

Checking EPF balance using PF

You can check the balance using the UAN number though this will still work well.

  • Navigate to the official website page
  • On the home page select the tab written know your PF balance.
  • A new page will open and the option member balance will show.
  • Pick on your state.
  • Your EPF office and code.
  • Fill in your PF account number, name and register mobile number.
  • Now click on the “I agree check box”
  • Submit the information.

PF passbook

The PF passbook contains several details as follows:

  • The portal can be used to access the UAN passbook.
  • For new employee they can access their accounts after 6 hours of registering.
  • Any change from one job to another will also take 6 hours to update the new PF account.

PF status using the UAN

  • Visit the official website page:  epfindia.gov.in
  • Go to the “our service” and select the employees slot.
  • Click on service and a new page will be displayed.
  • Select the “know your status” and a new link will open: passbook.epfindia.gov.in/memclaimstatusUAN/
  • On the two boxes enter the UAN number and the second one enter the captch code.
  • N
  • ow select the search button.