EPF Claim Status

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.

EPF Claim Status Check

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:

  • Details of the employer company
  • Extension code of the company (if required)
  • Employer’s EPF Regional Office
  • Universal Account Number or UAN

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How to Check/Track for EPF Claim Online?

To check/track your EPFO claim status online, follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of the EPFO.
  • Click on the ‘For Employees’ button given under the ‘Our Services’ menu.
  • Click on ‘Know Your Claim Status’ link on the next page given under ‘Services’.
  • Enter your UAN and captcha details and click on ‘Search’.
  • Enter the EPF number, establishment code, the PF office (from the drop-down menu), and the state wherein the PF office is present.
  • After entering the above-mentioned details, click on ‘Submit’. 
  • Your PF claim status will be displayed on the screen.

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:

  • Download and install the app on your mobile from the App Store or Play Store. 
  • Log in to your EPF account through any of the two options, viz. via ‘MPIN’ or ‘Login with OTP’. Enter your registered mobile number and then choose the preferred option.
  • If you opt for ‘Login with OTP’, you will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number. Enter this OTP in the given space to log in to your account.
  • Click on ‘Login’ after entering your OTP.
  • You will now be redirected to the EPFO portal’s main page. Select ‘Employee Centric Services’ from the given options.
  • Select ‘Track Claim’ for PF tracking. 
  • You will be redirected to a page from where you can check your claim status.
  • The claim status EPFO details will be displayed on this page. 

Apart from the online modes given above, you can also track PF claim status offline by:

  • Giving a missed call at 011-22901406 from their registered mobile number. 
  • Sending SMS to 7738299899. The format of the SMS should be “EPFOHO UAN LAN”, wherein ‘LAN’ is the language the employee wish to receive the details in. 

EPF Claim Form

Following are the different types of forms available to avail EPF claim benefits:

  • Composite Claim Form: This form is used for advances or withdrawal benefits or final settlement.
  • Form 10C: This form is used for claiming benefits under Employee Pension Scheme (EPS).
  • Form 2: This form is for nominating members of the family.
  • Form 11: It is for the declaration of past service.
  • Form 13: It is used for transferring the PF account from the previous employer to the current one.

EPF Claim Status FAQs

What does it mean is PF claim status is under process?

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.

Why does the PF claim get rejected?

The reasons for PF claim rejection could be any of the following:

  • Incorrect or incomplete bank details
  • Incomplete KYC
  • Incorrect date of birth
  • Not linking your UAN with Aadhaar

How can I claim my 100% PF online?

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.

How many days will it take for EPF claim settlement?

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.