On EPFO website, update this important feature quickly; step by step guide
- On EPFO website, members must quickly update date of exit; the direct link is https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/.
Is this your first job? If not, then you must have switched your job from one company to another. If you have quit or left your job, then here is some important information for you. What is more, you must act upon it quickly. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been allowing its members to update the date of exit online. It can be noted that if you update details like employer, date of exit, reason for exit, etc in timely fashion, then it allows you to continue with the same account even when you join a new organization after a gap.
However, EPFO members who have to update the date of exit need to know that it can be done only when the contribution from the employees and employers is stopped. Also, you can mark it only after completing two months from the last contribution made by the employer in the provident fund account of an employee.
For those who do not know, EPFO is one of the world's largest Social Security Organisations in terms of clientele and the volume of financial transactions undertaken. At present it maintains 19.34 crore accounts (Annual Report 2016-17) pertaining to its members, as per the information available on EPFO official website. There are three schemes under EPFO, EPF Scheme 1952, Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS) and Insurance Scheme 1976 (EDLI).
Meanwhile those who have to update their date of exit online can follow the below-mentioned step-by-step guide to do so.
Step 1: EPFO members will first have to visit the official website of EPFO, or simply click on the link mentioned here to access it - https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/.
Step 2: You will then have to login with your Universal Account Number (UAN) and password.
Step 3: After logging in, go to Manage and click on Mark Exit option.
Step 4: Click on Select Employment from the drop down menu and select your provident fund account number.
Step 5: You will then have to enter the date of exit and reason of exit.
Step 6: You will have to request for OTP and enter the OTP sent on your Aadhaar-linked Mobile number.
Step 7: After this, tick the check box saying - I have read the below points carefully.
Step 8: Click on ‘update’.
Step 9: After completing all the above mentioned steps you will find a pop-up message on your screen saying –“Date of Exit updated successfully”.
Step 10: Lastly click on OK button to complete the process.
Once you have updated your date of exit you can also verify the same if it has been updated or not. For doing so you only need to follow two simple steps from. Check it out here:
Step 1: On the EPFO website click on ‘Date of Exit Seeding History’ tab.
Step 2: Find a list of all the employers with details such as – date of joining, date of exit, etc.