How to Check PF Balance
Provident Fund (PF) is a benefit that many Indian companies provide to their employees. Generally, a portion of your salary is deducted and deposited in your EPF (Employee Provident Fund) account. Companies often match this contribution, which means that if Rs. Your account is deducted 1,000 pounds every month as a PF, then your employer will also deposit the money. 1,000 in your account will double your PF balance. This small monthly amount gets added to your PF balance and becomes a security net in the long run. Many people do not know how to check their PF balance, but this process is actually quite simple.
How To Check PF Balance Online By UAN
Follow these steps to check your PF balance by UAN.
Be sure to activate your Universal Account Number (UAN). Wait six hours after activating the UAN to activate your account.
After activating your UAN, wait six hours. This is the time when it takes time for newly active accounts to be accessible.
After this visit the member passbook page of the EPFO website.
Enter your UAN, password and CAPTCHA. Click Login.
This will open up your EPF account. To check pass book, on the Sign In ID, click on your passbook to check your PF balance.
Some people can have multiple pass books in the EPF account and usually one of these passbook mentions the entire amount. You just have to find out the most recent and you will be able to check your PF balance.
How To Check PF Balance Through SMS
These steps will help you to check your PF balance by sending an SMS. Unless your UAN activates at any point, this method allows you to check your PF balance without UAN.
Ensure that your UAN is active by following the steps given here. Wait six hours after activating the UAN to activate your account.
With the mobile number registered under your UAN, send EPFOHO UAN to 7738299899 in an SMS.
Immediately after this, you will get an SMS from EPFO which will have your PF balance.
If you want this information in languages other than English, you can add the first three letters of any supported language. For example, if you want this in Tamil, then send EPFOHO UAN TAM to 7738299899.
Supported languages are Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu. Just select the first three letters of any supported language and change it to step 4 above.
How To Check PF Balance With Missed Call
There is a way to check your PF balance by just giving a missed call. Unless your UAN activates at any point, this method allows you to check your PF balance without UAN. follow these steps.
Make sure you have activated your UAN. Wait six hours after activating the UAN to activate your account.
Ensure that you have integrated the KYC (Noor Consumer) statement against the UAN. This means that either your bank account number, base, or PAN is to be linked to the UAN. If this is not done, you should talk to your employer to complete it.
After completing these two steps, give a missed call to the phone number registered against your UAN + 911122901406. The call will automatically be disconnected after two rings.
You will now receive an SMS with your PF balance.
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