New Delhi, Business Desk. It is very important to have a good retirement fund to meet the post-retirement needs. The amount of PF for salaried employees helps to meet their post-retirement needs. But there are many occasions in life when PF money needs to be withdrawn. An employee can withdraw from his PF account to buy or build a house, at the time of children’s marriage or education or any other type of medical emergency. Withdrawing from a PF account is quite easy. You can also withdraw from PF account through online sitting at home. Let us know what its process is.
Step 1. First of all you have to log in by entering your UAN, password and captcha code on the EPFO’s Unified Member Portal.
Step 2. Now you have to go to ‘Online Services’ tab and click on ‘Claim (Form-31, 19, 10C & 10D)’ option here.
Step 3. Now a new page will open on the screen. Here you have to enter the bank account number linked to your UAN and click on ‘Verify’.
Step 4. After this, after verifying the bank account information, you will have to confirm the terms and conditions stated by the EPFO.
Step 5. Now you have to click on ‘Proceed For Online Claim’ option.
Step 6. Now you have to choose the reason for withdrawal from PF account from the list on the screen. In this list, you will see only those options for which you are eligible.
Step 7. Now you have to enter your full address and upload the scan copy of the check or bank passbook.
Step 8. Now you have to click on ‘Get Aadhaar OTP’, checking the terms and conditions.
Step 9. After this you will get OTP on your mobile number linked with Aadhaar.
Step 10. You will have to enter this OTP and then click submit.
In this way, your request for withdrawal from PF account will be registered on the portal. You can also check the status of your claim by visiting the portal. After the claim is passed, the money will be transferred to your account.