October 12, 2016

Check your PF Balance in 60 Seconds, Enquiry of EPF Status

The facilities given here are intended to help you to check your EPF balance through online or offline SMS. Those world-class facilities were built with an aim of helping more than 50 million employees to know up to date amount of money that currently available in EPF account without consent of employer. It is important to make sure what is happening on your account once in a while as some employer may skip to remit money and update recently submitted KYC document. Those technology based initiatives will not only empower the government and private sector employees also it paves the way to keep track of account conveniently from anywhere at any time without any hassles.

The members can opt any of these 5 facilities to check EPF balance - (1) EPFO portal (2) Short code SMS service (3) Mobile App (4) Missed Call Service (5) Passbook

5 facilities to check EPF Balance

The members must keep ready their Member ID, Establishment Code and Ext Code in hands before proceeding these simple instructions to follow on online portal for finding current balance. This online facility works without necessity of prior registration for creating login credentials. Please note that this facility is not free and not working for inactive and closed accounts.

Step 1: Select your State region where your office is situated.
Step 2: Type member ID which consists of PF number, establishment code and extension.
Step 3: Enter full name as it appears on pay slip including with initial and space.
Step 4: Read terms of service carefully to understand the conditions of consequence.
Step 5: Press Submit to complete verification.

Online EPF Balance Inquiry Portal

The balance information of member along with complete account details will be replied back from KYEPFB portal in just few seconds after your request is successfully taken (The message senders contact may be named as BT-EPFOHO or BV-EPFOHO. The BT or BV code might have added from SMS gateway provider). If you are experiencing failure in getting response wait for some more minutes or try to give an another attempt after sometime. It might have happened due to lot of inquiries are being processed by server.

To check PF balance using UAN number send your preferred language code in prescribed format to this contact number 77382 99899 to get instant reply

Offline EPFO SMS Inquiry Format

The members have to type SMS in prescribed format as EPFOHO UAN <<LAN>> to check balance from registered mobile number once their UAN is activated. The mobile number which was recorded during the registration of UAN is called as registered mobile number. UAN activation is also required from members to subscribe SMS alerts automatically on every first week of the month when contribution of employee and employer is successfully updated. This offline facility sends reply in preferred Indian language to the same inquired mobile number with employee credentials, recent remittance and total contribution amount of an active account. The member can also know availability status of KYC documents such as AADHAAR, PAN and Bank account number from the remaining portion to confirm whether recent submission of KYC documents have been updated in record or not.

Short Code SMS service is extremely useful suppose when you do not have internet access while travelling and also handy as you need not to fill the inquiry form every time. This service supports up to 10 Indian languages at present and the corresponding language codes are English - ENG, Hindi - HIN, Telugu - TEL, Punjabi - PUN, Gujarati - GUJ, Marathi - MAR, Kannada - KAN, Malayalam - MAL, Tamil - TAM, Bengali - BEN. Please note that this facility is not free. You will be charged by your mobile network operator for sending message.

EPFO UAN App for PF Balance Enquiry

M-Sewa app unveiled for smartphone users to operate various services at one place. The formalities are made simple because in olden days contributors had to walk to concern branch to realize their outstanding amount. Those days are gone and now anyone can get mini statement for up to 7 months under 'Passbook' option trough App at one's convenience. The subscribers can also check UAN status using their account number to know allotted UAN to avail the benefits of this facility. The pensioners can furnish PPO number (Pension Payment Order) and Date of Birth (DOB) to observe the disbursement details in just few seconds and the employers too can use it for knowing TRRN (13 Digits Number) status.

To know your EPF status with updates dial this enquiry number 01122901406 on your registered mobile at anytime from anywhere

This missed call service works only for contributors who have already mapped their mobile number under UAN Login portal. The contributors will be informed pertaining to current live account instantly after the call gets disconnected. The error message will be thrown suppose an account has been already settled or their mobile number is not yet registered under universal account number. The subscribers are advised to save the following toll free number in phone contact directory for any inquiry in future.

Reply for EPFO Missed Call Balance Enquiry

To get month-wise statement, login at UAN member portal to download e-passbook in PDF file format

The members can download passbook with monthly wise account statement after logging in to UAN user area. The members may not able to download passbook anymore at existing EPFO service portal. The members are going to be surprised because e-passbook can be downloaded as PDF file format. The document will not occupy much storage space because of less file size and also it won't consume much time for downloading. The users may not able to view statement immediately under 'download passbook' option if they login first time because newly registered account begin to work after 48 hours. In case you are unable to use any of the given facilities, refer member ID accurately once again with present or past employer. Member ID is also important one while trying to know your claim status after relieving from an organisation.

EPF Account Passbook

The entries in passbook look a like bank statement which indicates partial withdrawals, credit of accrued interest, month wise deposits of employee share along with pension contribution and equivalent employer share in one place. The payments and withdrawals are bifurcated in to separate columns in chronological order. The amount diverted for pension is displayed in the last column. The member can notice the information like Name, Date of Joining, Father's Name, Spouse Name and Date of Birth (DOB) on the top portion. You can take advantage of the given account information in case there is any wrong entry in account. The mistakes can be rectified at any time through proper channel. You can approach your present employer immediately along with necessary documents to amend those mistakes.