Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) is a scheme under the Employees’ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Act, 1952. Under this scheme, the employee and employer contribute 12% each of the employee’s basic salary as well as dearness allowance towards EPF. At present, the interest rate on EPF deposits is 8.50% p.a.
Employees can check EPF status of the claim after applying for withdrawal of their EPF funds. The EPF amount withdrawal is simple since the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) launched the Universal Account Number (UAN). The EPF claim status check and withdrawal process can be done online. However, it is mandatory for employees to activate their UAN to claim the EPF amount online. The activation process can be completed online on the EPFO portal.
Employees can check EPFO online claim status through EPFO portal. For initiating the EPF claim status check, employees must have the below-mentioned details readily available with them:
To check/track your EPFO claim status online, follow the steps mentioned below:
You can also check many details regarding your EPF, such as available balance, PF withdrawal status, etc., through Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance or UMANG app. This app is available for iOS as well as Android platforms.
Here is the complete process to check your PF claim status online on the UMANG App:
Apart from the online modes given above, you can also track PF claim status offline by:
Following are the different types of forms available to avail EPF claim benefits:
It means that your application is being verified by the EPFO. Post verification, you will receive a message from EPFO saying your claim has been settled and the payment will be sent via NEFT.
The reasons for PF claim rejection could be any of the following:
The PF withdrawal process can be completed online on the official website of the EPFO. To complete the process you will need to enter your UAN and password to login to your EPF account.
PF claim can be settled online as well as offline. In online method, it may take 5 to 30 days and in offline mode, it may take 20 to 30 days to get the money transferred into the bank account.