EPF Balance Check online: Employees’ Provident Fund or EPF is an investment fund scheme in which both employees and employers or sometimes government contribute. It is one of the most preferred retirement-oriented investment scheme. There are various types of the provident funds like Recognized Provident Fund (RPF), Unrecognized Provident Fund (UPF) and Public Provident Fund (PPF). Whichever PF account you have, it is advisable for the PF account holder to be vigilant about the PF balance as it’s now easier to know it through EPF online balance check. If you have your UAN number, you can easily check your EPF balance. However, even if you don’t have your UAN number, you can do check EPF balance check.
Speaking on the importance of knowing one’s EPF balance, Jitendra Solanki, a SEBI registered tax and investment expert said, “If you know your Provident Fund Number or Universal Account Number (UAN), it will be easy to know your Employees PF balance amount. As long as you are a member of the EPFO (Employees’ Provident Fund Organization), you no longer need to wait for the end of the year for your employer to give you the annual Provident Fund statement. You can now easily check it at the comfort of your home.”
However, he also said that one can do the EPF balance check without the UAN number. What you need is to log onto the EPFO’s official website epfindia.gov.in.
Here is step by step guide to EPF balance check without UAN number:
1] Log in at EPF home page of epfindia.gov.in;
2] Press cursor at “Click Here to Know your EPF Balance”;
3] You will be redirected to epfoservices.in/epfo/;
4] Go to “Member Balance Information”;
5] Select your state;
6] Click at your EPFO office link;
7] Enter your PF Account Number (Mandatory), Name and registered Mobile Number;
8] Click on Submit Button;
9] Your PF balance will display on the computer monitor.
One can find one’s EPF balance without UAN number by logging in at passbook.epfindia.gov.in as well.