Ways to Check EPF Balance
Nowadays everyone wants everything to be fast and efficient. Waiting for a year-round just to know your employees’ provident fund balance can be a bit tiring. There certainly are ways using which you can check your EPF balance without having to wait for such a long period of time. These four ways listed below are easy to get used to.
Unified Mobile App for New-age Governance (UMANG) is one of the best ways for you to know your EPF balance. The steps are quite simple as well as the platform is secure. To know your EPF balance download the UMANG app and follow the following steps:
- Click on the EPFO option.
- Then go to Employee Centric Services.
- You will find the option ‘view passbook’, click on that.
- Now enter your Universal Account Number (UNA). You will receive an OTP.
- Enter the OTP and now you can check your EPF balance.
UMANG is not only useful while checking your EPF balance but also for withdrawal of the amount.
To have an active UNA while using EPFO Portal to check your EPF balance is a must. Visit the following link-
Now, enter your UAN and password and you are ready to check your balance. You can even download your EPF balance statement from the portal.
Using the SMS service to check your EPF balance is quite easy, all you have to do is to send an SMS at 7738299899. The message should be as follows-
EPFOHO *UAN* *ENG*
After this, you will receive the details of your EPF. The service is available in ten languages that are English (default), Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, and Gujarati. ‘*ENG*’ are the first three letters of the language you prefer. For example, EPFOHO *UAN* TEL for Telugu.
Giving a missed call at 011-22901406, using your registered mobile number is also one of the ways that can get you access to your EPF balance. The number is toll-free which means that no charges will be incurred for the services.
The above mentioned were a few ways to get access to your EPF balance. Using any one of them is easy and secure. Although using the UMANG app is the best way to know your balance.