EPF Balance: Over the years, EPFO has come up with different facilities to help and enquire about the PF balance. Recently, they have also started with a missed call facility and also a mobile app has been launched by them which help in knowing about the EPF balance. Indeed, some of the really good steps are being taken for the benefit of all those who want to check their PF accounts.
Method of Checking PF balance online:
It is very much understood that adopting to new technology does take a lot of time. But over the years, a major change can be seen in the EPFO. A lot of digital initiatives have also been taken by it which is changing the face of EPFO. Some of the ways are given below :
Checking your EPF balance with the help of UAN :
UAN means Universal Account Number. All those who are the members of the Employee Provident Fund, a separate UAN is given to them. It is very easy to get your UAN, it, however, also does not change with the job. If you do not have a UAN, you can also generate the same. The portal comes with a lot of facilities, a separate account is created. It helps the employees in a lot of ways. Once you activate your UAN account, every month you will get a message about your contribution in the PF and also about your available balance.
Check the PF balance online :
You can easily check your PF balance online, provided you have your EPF account number with you. You will have to open the link which is www.epfindia.com and there will be a notification saying “ Know your balance”. After you click on that, you can select your state and also your office. After you are done with this step, then you will be asked to enter some more details. Once you get the information, click submit and you will get all the details via SMS on the mobile number that you have shared.
Check the EPF balance via SMS and missed call :
For all those who do not have an active online connection, this one is for you. You can easily check EPF balance via SMS and a missed call. If you have a valid UAN, half of your job is done. As the same is connected with your mobile number and the information is safe and secure with the EPF department. You simply need to give a missed call on 011-22901406 and soon you will get an SMS on your registered number about your PF balance. Besides the UAN details, you will also be required to give your Aadhar card/ PAN card details to get your EPF details.
Check the PF balance via mobile app :
You can do the same in the following manner. First of all, open the mobile app on your phone. Click member and under this option, you will have to click on balance and then you will have to enter your UAN number. Add your mobile number as well. As you enter the right details, you will get to see your updated EPF balance.