EPFO corner: EPF balance check without UAN not possible? Wrong! Check epfindia.gov.in
EPFO Alert: EPF balance check without the UAN number is possible. What you need is to log in at the EPFO's official website epfindia.gov.in.
EPF Balance Check: If subscribers think they cannot check their EPF balance, then they should know that is not true. Employees' Provident Fund or EPF is a retirement-oriented investment scheme in which is a long-term investment to accumulate wealth when the earning individual is out of job. That's why EPF is one of the most preferred retirement-oriented investment schemes monitored by the provident fund regulator EPFO. There are various types the provident fund like Recognized Provident Fund (RPF), Unrecognized Provident Fund (UPF) and Public Provident Fund (PPF). Whichever PF account an earning individual has, it is advisable for the PF account holder to be vigilant about one's PF balance as it's now easier to know one's PF balance through online EPF balance check. If you have your UAN number, you can easily check your EPFO balance. Even those who don't have their UAN number, can do EPF balance check online.
Highlighting the importance of one's EPF balance check, Jitendra Solanki, a SEBI registered tax and investment expert said, "If you know your PF Number or UAN (Universal Account Number), it will be easier for the PF contributor to know one's PF balance. As long as you are a member of the EPFO, you no longer need to wait for the end of the year for your employer to give you the annual Provident Fund statement or PF statement. You can now easily check it at the comfort of your home."
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However, he also said that one can do the EPF balance check without the UAN number is possible. What you need is to log in at the EPFO's official website epfindia.gov.in.
Here is the step by step guide to EPF balance check without UAN number:
1] Log in at epfindia.gov.in — EPF home page;
2] Go to “Click Here to Know your EPF Balance”;
3] You will be redirected to a new page epfoservices.in/epfo/;
4] Click at “Member Balance Information”;
5] Select your state;
6] Click at your EPFO office link;
7] Enter your PF Account Number (Mandatory), Name and registered Mobile Number;
9] Your PF balance will display on the computer monitor.
Following the above-mentioned steps, a salaried individual who is subscribed to the EPFO, can find one's EPF balance without UAN number by logging in at passbook.epfindia.gov.in as well.