EPFO: Change EPF nominee online at epfindia.gov.in; here is how to

If you want to change EPF nominee then you can do so online. EPF members can file new nomination by visiting the official website of EPFO- epfindia.gov.in.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 00:01 IST
Change EPF nominee online.
Change EPF nominee online by visiting EPFO website- epfindia.gov.in. Check the full EPFO process. (EPFO)
Change EPF nominee online.
Change EPF nominee online by visiting EPFO website- epfindia.gov.in. Check the full EPFO process. (EPFO)

The EPFO wants you to change EPF nominee online. So, if you are a member of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), you can change your existing EPF nomination and file a new one online by visiting the official website of EPFO at epfindia.gov.in. One must note that the new EPF nomination will override previous nominations and will be considered as the final one by the EPFO. All the members of EPFO are provided with the facility of PF nomination in order to ensure social security of the family members of the subscribers. To change EPF nominee online at epfindia.gov.in, just follow the process laid down by the EPFO.

Taking to its official Twitter account EPFO informed that 16,58,015 EPF/EPS nominations have been filed by members in the month of January 2022. "EPF/EPS Nomination filed by Members in January 2022. File e-Nomination today and ensure #SocialSecurity for your Family/Nominee," it tweeted. As now, an EPFO member can submit EPF, EPS nomination digitally by logging in at the official EPFO website, hence there is no need for the subscriber to ask EPFO to change its PF nominee.

The PF account holder can do this on his own by filing a new PF nomination. You will require the following documents while filing for the nomination.

For members: Activated and Aadhaar linked UAN, mobile number linked with Aadhaar card and updated member profile with photograph and address.

For nominee: Scanned photo, Aadhaar, bank account number, IFSC code and address are required.

How to change EPF nominee online: Steps explained

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Step 1:

Go to the official EPFO website or click on the link - epfindia.gov.in.

Step 2:

After this select the 'Service' option and then select the 'For Employees' option.

Step 3:

Click on 'Member UAN/ Online Service (OCS/OTP).

Step 4:

You will then have to login with your UAN and password.

Step 5:

After logging in select 'E-nomination' available under ' Manage Tab'.

Step 6:

After this 'Provide Details' tab will appear on screen, Click on 'Save'.

Step 7:

You will have to click on 'Yes' to update family declaration.

Step 8:

Then click on 'Add Family Details'. You can note that more than one nominee can be added.

Step 9:

Click on 'Nomination Details' to declare the total amount of share. Then click on 'Save EPF Nomination'.

Step 10:

At last you need to click on 'E-sign' to generate OTP and submit the OTP on mobile number linked with Aadhaar.

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First Published Date: 12 Feb, 08:29 IST
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