Know how much balance you have in your EPF Account; Here are ways to do it online
As soon as you start earning, you start contributing a part of your salary towards your Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account, in order to ensure a fixed amount of income after retirement. It can be known that EPF is a retirement saving scheme offered by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). Under the scheme, every month a certain amount is being deducted from your salary and is being transferred to the EPF account. If you have been contributing to the scheme and want to know the balance, then here are the ways you can check the same.
It can also be known that, you also get a specific rate of interest each year on your contributions towards the EPF scheme. The PF balance can be checked online by visiting the official website of EPFO, Umang App, via SMS, or via a missed call. Here is the step-by-step guide to let you know how you can check your PF balance in simple ways.
How to check PF balance via EPFO portal
Visit the official website of EPFO or click on the link- www.epfindia.gov.in.
Select 'Our Services' tab and click on 'For Employees'.
Click on 'Member Passbook' and enter your UAN and password.
Once you do so you will be able to see your passbook. It can be noted that people who have worked in more than one organisation will have different member IDs to choose from.
How to check PF balance via Umang App
For checking PF Balance via Umang App, you will first have to download the app and then log in by entering your UAN and OTP (one-time password) to check the PF account balance.
How to check PF balance via SMS service
You can check your PF balance by sending a text message (SMS) to 7738299899 by typing 'EPFOHO UAN ENG' using your registered mobile number with the UAN (Universal Account Number).
It can be noted that the last three digits of the message represents the language in which you want to receive the message. This service is provided in nine languages including Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Telugu and Malayalam.
How to check PF balance via Missed call
Registered users can give a missed call to 011-22901406 from their UAN registered mobile number after which they will receive an SMS with details of the PF account balance.