This facility is available online if you have to generate your Universal Account Number (UAN). This facility was introduced by the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EFPO).
This facility is available online if you have to generate your Universal Account Number (UAN). This facility was introduced by the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EFPO). With this, employees will be able to generate online UAN by themselves.
Earlier, employees had to apply for UAN through the employer. It can be generated by itself from the EPFO website. Apart from this, EPFO has also provided the facility of downloading other pension related documents like DigiLocker pension payment order for 65 lakh pensioners.
Also Read: How to use EPFO WhatsApp Helpline?
What is uan
Without Universal Account Number (UAN) you cannot keep your EPF account active. All the features of EPFO have been connected to UAN. You will get many important features like EPF passbook, PF balance, EPF transfer, EPF update, UAN card from UN itself.
Without UAN, money will come out like this
If you do not have a UAN, you can withdraw money from EPF account. For this, you have to download the form. For this, you can go to the link https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/WhichClaimForm.php#Q3. You can submit the new Composite Claim Form (Aadhaar) to the concerned EPFO office without having to check with the employer.
Know account balance through SMS
If UAN is registered in EPFO, then PF balance can be easily detected. For this, SMS has to be sent to 7738299899 << EPFOHO UAN ENG >>. The service is also available in English, Punjabi, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malyalam and Bengai. For this, instead of ENG, the first 3 letters of HIN or language will have to be written.
The EPFO m-sewa app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. After downloading the app, you can check the balance in the Balance / Passbook section by clicking on the member. For this, UAN and mobile number will have to be entered.