EPF or PF is often known as the employee provident fund scheme. The scheme is offered for government sector employees where they need to give a contribution of around 12% of their monthly remuneration to save in EPF (Employee Provident fund) account. It is to fund the employees after their retirement from a particular job. The contribution is made by every employee working under a specific company, and this creates vast savings until their retirement.
Are you already retired? And you want to check out the balance in your EPF account. No worries, we have added the details that how can you check your EPF balance with or without UAN number online.
How to Check EPF Balance Online?
There are a few methods from which you can check your EPF balance online. The methods are:
- EPFO Home Portal
- EPFO Mobile application
- Through UAN Login Portal
- Balance by SMS
- Balance by Missed call
#1 EPFO Home Portal:
The best way to check your EPF account balance is by going through the official website of EPFO home portal. However, you need to get your UAN login number and password first before anything, and you can ask the same by your company or the same will mentioned on your salary slip.
Let me tell you the steps of checking EPF balance through EPFO Member login in home portal:
- First, you need to visit the official website: https://epfindia.gov.in/site_en/
- Find, Employee services option and click on it.
- It should be under Our services drop-down menu.
- Click on member passbook and write down the necessary details such as your UAN number and password to login into secure EPFO panel.
- Now, click on get PF balance details and the same you will receive on your registered mobile number.
However, you can also download the passbook or statement by following the same steps instead of getting only balance details on your phone.
#2 EPFO Mobile Application:
The second way to check the balance of the EPF account is by using the EPFO mobile application. You can install in any of your smartphones by visiting play store. The name of the application is UMANG created by EPFO home panel, and there, you need to follow the same process we mentioned above to get your balance details on your screen right away.
#3 Through UAN Login Portal:
UAN (Universal Account number) offered to each of the retired employees for the future reference and access for their EPF account. The third option is to check the balance of your EPF account is via UAN login portal.
You need to go through the official website of UAN and then enter all the required details such as your login id and password and then click on submit. Follow the procedures shown on the screen, and that’s it.
#4 EPF Balance by SMS:
If you do not have access to the online login portal or internet connectivity. Then, you can check your EPF balance by sending an SMS. We do know that EPFO first launched their mobile application for the ease of the customers, and now they are offering another service to get the most required details by SMS. Let me show you by steps.
Get Balance details by SMS:
- You should have access to your UAN registered mobile number.
- Then, type EPFOHO UAN <ENG> (Replace UAN with your UAN account number) and, ENG for receiving the details in English language and, then send it to 7738299899.
- Post sending the SMS. You will shortly receive the details of your balance and other information related to your EPF account.
#5 Balance by Missed Call:
The last option to check account balance is by giving a missed call. You can give a missed call on 011-22901406. Post giving the missed call you will receive the balance and other account-related information via SMS to your registered phone number.
We do know that how much importance EPF carries in your life after retirement. It is a scheme by the government where employees do contribute 12% amount of their monthly remuneration to fund retired employees. In this post, we have added the details of checking EPF balance online and via offline.
What did we learn?