March 01, 2016

How to find the Establishment Code for EPF account - EPFO

Knowing establishment code (Est Code) of your present and previous company is important to avail any EPFO facilities. It is also required for enabling the services of UAN. Most of the employees are facing difficulty to know their company code because the pay slips are just mentioned with PF number.

Establishment code is a numerical portion of your member ID to represent your employer with up to 7 digits of number. It may be further extended with maximum of 3 characters is called as extension code. There is a website in online available to find the code of companies registered under EPFO. There are 3 options available to find our company code. The following simple steps will help you to know the establishment code easily and faster without any hassles.

1. Select ‘Establishments under office’ then choose the city where your organisation is falls under.
2. Enable ‘Also search on Est. name' option then just type few characters of your company name.
3. Press ‘Search’ button to display the results

How to find the Establishment Code

Establishments under old Office Code: This search helps you to find the code of registered companies under old state regions of India. There are 22 states are available with corresponding 2 characters of region code are listed here.

For example: I have selected MH from the list and pressed search button. The search result displays the list of establishments that currently registered under Maharashtra state and the corresponding code of the companies are displayed. In an establishment code MH/BAN/0000167/00X, MH is region code, BAN is EPFO office code and the third one 167 is an Establishment code. Here, 00X is an Extension code which is always mentioned in the last portion. If there is no extension it is left with three zeros.

Region Code Region Name EPFO Office
AP Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad
BH Bihar Patna
CG Chhattisgarh Raipur
CH Chandigarh Bhatinda
DL Delhi Delhi North, Delhi South
GA Goa Goa
GJ Gujarat Ahmedabad, Surat
HP Himachal Pradesh Shimla
HR Haryana Faridabad, Karnal
JR Jharkhand Ranchi
KL Kerala Thiruvanathapuram
KN Karnataka Bangalore, Peenya, Mangalore
MH Maharastra Bhandra Mumbai, Pune, Maladkandivali, Aurangabad and Nagpur
MP Madhya Pradesh Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Bhopal, Ujjain
NE North East and Jharkand Guwahathi, Shillong, Agartala, Tinsukia
OR Orissa Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Berhampur
PB Punjab Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana
RJ Rajasthan Jaipur, Kota
TN Tamil Nadu Chennai, Madurai, Thirunelveli, Trichy, Pondichery, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tambaram, Ambattur
UC Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani
UP Uttar Pradesh Kanpur, Meerut
WB West Bengal Kolkata, Jalpaiguri

Establishments under Office: This search method helps you to find the registered establishments directly from the list of EPFO offices that presently exists across from all the states of India. If you know where your organization comes under then choose your EPFO office directly from the list to display the registered organisations. There are nearly 120 EPFO offices are listed here.

Show all est. under this PIN Code: One can find out company code easily using this option. The establishment code can just be found by entering the postal PIN code of company location.