August 03, 2016

EPFO Website Login to Operate your Account

The employees must know username of their account in order to login at EPFO website. It is easy task to obtain your username if you remember the mobile number which was written on EPF registration form. EPF registration form should be forwarded by employer to EPFO branch to open fresh PF account. EPFO creates new account based upon information provided in the registration form simultaneously the detail of the employee is stored on computer records. EPFO is primarily looking for the details such Full name, Nominee Name, Address for communication, Mobile Number and ID Proof while registering your account. To login at EPFO website just follow these steps.

1. Choose submitted ID proof document (PAN Card, AADHAR Card, National Population Register, Bank Account, Voter ID, Passport, Ration Card Number or Driving License).
2. Type document number as it is mentioned on ID proof.
3. Enter your mobile number which was written on your EPF registration form.
4. If you are unable to login using your ID proof document number which you remember then Press Forget Login link to know it.
5. Type the registered mobile number available in EPF record on popup window.
6. Receive your username (ID proof document number/ name) through SMS.


The SMS will reveal your username probably it will provide you the identification number of document or simply name of the member to login. The members who are unable to retrieve both username and mobile number can register themselves using any of their Member ID under ‘click here to register’ link. Whatever mentioned on the SMS should be typed exactly to login.

Benefits of EPF login

1. To access OTCP (Online Transfer Claim Portal) facility.
2. To view status of Transfer.
3. To check eligibility of transfer between two PF accounts.
4. To view EPF account passbook.
5. To display inoperative accounts upon request in future.
6. To update PAN, AADHAAR, Bank Account Number, Voter ID, NPR, Passport Number and Ration Card Number.

Important Points to know before Login at EPF website

1. EPF login is working only for members whom employer has uploaded the ECR (Electronic Challan Cum) from May 2012 onwards.
2. More than one mobile number is not allowed to register under the same login.
3. In case, if you have more than one login, you have to get linked under universal account number.
4. The login is not working for employees from companies having exemption under EPF scheme Act 1952.
5. If your salary is being deducted for provident fund but unable to login then please contact your employer.