The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) provides online facility for transfer of Provident Fund (PF). In such a situation, you can transfer the money from your previous company’s PF account to your existing account while sitting at home. Let’s know the whole process of transferring money …
new Delhi. Due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, people are giving priority to settling most of their work online so that the risk of getting infected due to exit can be avoided. In such a situation, if you want to transfer the amount of your provident fund (PF) from the previous company to a new account opened by the existing employer, then it can be done easily from home. The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) also provides online facility to transfer PF. However, since the arrival of the Universal Account Number (UAN), all the accounts of the employee remain in one place, but the money remains in different accounts. So it is important that you share your UAN with the new company first. Later transfer the money from the old account to your new account. To do this process online, you have to follow some easy steps…
How to apply for PF transfer?
>> First of all visit the Unified Member Portal of EPFO https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/. Login here using the Universal Account Number (UAN) and password.
>> After login, go to Online Services and click on Member-One EPF Account Transfer Request option.
>> Then you verify your current appointment’s personal information and PF account.
>> Then click on the Get Details option. The PF account details of the previous appointment will appear on the screen.
>> Now you will have the option to choose between previous employer and current employer to attest your online claim form . You choose it based on the availability of Authorized Signatory Holding DSC. Choose any of the two employers and give the member ID or UAN.
>> Lastly click on the Get OTP option. OTP will come on your registered mobile number. Then enter that OTP and click on submit option.
>> Once the OTP is verified, the request for online money transfer process will be sent to the previous company.
>> This process will be completed in the next three days. First the company will transfer it. Then the field officer of EPFO will verify it.
>> Money will be transferred to your account only after verification of EPFO officer.
>> For the transfer request completed or not, you can see the status in Track Claim Status.
>> For offline transfer, you have to fill Form 13 and give it to your old company or new company.