check pf balance online, epf status enquiry, download uan passbook with UAN Login to know the PF Statement check etc.

  1. SMS
  2. Missed call
  3. EPfo app
  4. UAN Portal passbook


NOTE: for 4 above steps uan activation/ registration is compulsory.


How to check your PF balance at epfo?

Here are the steps which will be helpful for you to check your respective EPF account balance in the online in a reliable method.  You need to just simply follow the below following steps properly in order to check your EPF account balance. You have to keep in your mind is never forget to skip any steps which are mentioned below.

  • At first, you have to keep your EPFO account number whereas it is defined on our pay slip
  • Now, tap on the below link to verify your EPF balance on the EPFO website,
  • Choose the state where your corresponding PF office is located.
  • Now, choose the proper EPFO regional office and then your PF number is an alphanumeric number as well as, the initial two letters stand for the regional office. For example, if your PF balance number is PY/54321/9876 then select PY as regional office code.
  • Now, fill out the online applications form along with your respective name, then contact number as well as your PF number properly. In the primary text box, you want to enter the seven digits key. After that, in the other box fill out the 3 digit establishment code or leave it blank if you don’t have it. At last, the account number 9876 in the last text box and tap submit button.

Hence, you will get an SMS within 5 minutes along with your EPFO account balance, if your records are updated along with EPF office. Otherwise, it will display you a data not found. In addition, you have to obtain in connect along with your employer in that instance or else wait for a bit time longer for your data to be updated.

Other ways you can check by epf balance through UAN Number, pf balance passbook statement. You can check pf Balance by SMS or Missed call. (know more check below page).

Check PEPF balance by UAN Number and password

Password of Epf portal must be remembered, But UAN number allocated by epfo it does not allow any changes like the password. first of all login epfo member UAN portal. check for available services like balance transfer, epf statement Update KYC details partial withdrawal and other soon.

You can view PF balance online by logging into

Check pf balance at EPO members portal

Login to epfo members portal if you did not enable UAN, it is one of the traditional ways.

after logged in, check the available service at upper navigation bar. and select and pf balance you can view download epf account statement.

Epf statement includes your contribution of 8.33* and employer contribution of 3.67 and interest rate of 8-12% based on financial year accumulated every month/year.

How to download epf passbook or PF statement?

you can download at epfo members portal by logging into the epfo portal and again accessing services>> pf passbook >> download path. uan passbook is the new way to check pf balance online.

2nd way to download PF statement using UAN members portal by proving login credentials like UAN number and password.

How to Check pf balance on mobile?

4 ways to check your pf claim status and account balance on your smartphone.

  • UsIng SMS service,
  • check pf balance Missed call services provided by employee provident fund organization of India (Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata etc branches)
  • Download epf Android App from google play store. IOS app for pf balance India may not be available.
  • The simple way to access epfo portal on your mobile browser to avoid storage limits on your device.

Also, check Loan Against epf amount in next article.

Check EPF balance online here.

Some basic input details for knowing pf balance and claim /refund /transfer status

Know your PF Number & Member id format

  • State Code: 2 digits.
  • PF office code: 3 Digits
  • Establishment code: Up to 7 digits
  • Extension code: 3 Digits
  • PF Account number: Up to 7 digits.

pf number example: DS-SHD-1234567-00C-0012345

Note: enter the pf number above format in order to check pf can search establishment code by regional pf offices like epfo Delhi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, AP, Bangalore. Mumbai, Kolkata etc.

Establishment code is Company Identification code,

extension code in pf: if the company have branches extension code will be OOA, 00B, c like. if the company have no branches then leave it blank or enter 000. last final 7 digits are our pf number. its ok we can see our pf number in the salary slip. State and Epf office code automatically generated by the epfo portal, all you have to enter remaining details along with your PF account number(which is printed on your payslip). you can retrieve establishment code and extension code on the epfo portal. establishment and extension code required for checking pf balance.

EPF balance by SMS & Missed call SMS alerts on pf balance


There are different ways to know your EPF balance such as accessing the official website with your EPF number, accessing the UAN website to download the EPF passbook, using the UAN to get an SMS about the balance inquiry, SMS method, missed call method and official mobile App method. All the above methods are pretty easy to use. But today, let’s discuss the easiest two methods- SMS and Missed Call.
These two are the easiest ways because you do not need online access or the internet to know your balance inquiry. You just need your mobile phone which is something that all of you always carry with you. You can access it anytime and anywhere. The process is very simple and quick.

How to check your EPF balance via SMS?

As mentioned below, the SMS method is the easiest way to know your EPF balance. There is an official number declared by the EPFO on which you have to send the SMS. Another benefit of the SMS method is you will receive the SMS in your own desired language.
The designated number to send the SMS request is 7738299899.

Default language is English You don’t need to mention the Language tag.

  1. The format for sending the SMS is  EPFOHO UAN <LAN>. <LAN> is the language that you want your message in. The languages supported are


  1. English <ENG>,
  2. Hindi <HIN>,
  3. Telugu <TEL>,
  4. Punjabi <PUN>,
  5. Gujarati <GUJ>,
  6. Marathi <MAR>,
  7. Kannada <KAN>,
  8. Malayalam <MAL>,
  9. Tamil <TAM>,
  10. and Bengali <BEN>.


Send the SMS from your UAN registered mobile number. Once the SMS is sent, you will receive an SMS mentioning the member details such as your UAN, KYC status, last contribution, and the EPF balance.


Checking epf balance in English by SMS

To: 7738299899


Finally, Click on Send.

UAN Number is 12 Digit Number you can get it by UAN registration.

Another best way is to download epf passbook with uan Number & [email protected]  uan passbook download.

How to check your EPF balance via missed call?

Another easiest way to know your EPF balance via your mobile phone is a missed call. You just have to give a missed call on to the official designated number given by the EPFO. Once you call on that number, the call automatically gets disconnected after two rings. Once the missed call is given, you will receive an SMS within a few minutes. This service incurs absolute no cost. You save the designated number in the contacts of your phone. The number is 011 2290 1406. The SMS that you will receive will have details such as your date of birth, KYC Status, your UAN, last contribution and your EPF balance.

Checking epf balance by Miss call

  1. Pick up your Smartphone & dial This Number 011 2290 1406.
  2. If you KYC Details Including Aadhaar PF Account linked already then you can get the Epf balance details through missed calls option.

These above two methods are the easiest and the simplest ways to know your EPF Balance Enquiry.




Linking Aadhaar card & Pan card with pf balance

This feature only available for UAN activated members. so those members can update address, pan number, and aadhaar card online at uan members portal.


  1. first of all, login or register at, once your UAN number activated.
  2. you can update all your KYC details, Tax details online.
  3. check below path to update aadhaar number and PAN.
  4. epfo>>services>>employee>>update>>KYCS>>selcts document>>Aadhaar/ PAN>>
  5. Document Type>> proof identity / Proof of adress>> Document number >>(enter aadhaar / pan number>>
  6. select the document to upload to the epf portal.
  7. once you updated the details its take up to 15days to process your request.

After successful mapping of aadhaar update with uan number then users can easily check the PF balance in the form of uan passbook.

Download epf passbook here

How to Check EPF Claim Status?

You can also verify your EPF claim status through online within few minutes, just sampling sitting at your home or anywhere end of the country. The government has created it very simpler to verify the claim status via online. In fact, it has the digitalized the EPFO portal. With aid of this web portal, you can easily able to find your EPFO claim status through the following simple steps. In order to do this procedure, you only need to know your respective PF account number.

check Pf balance claim status / Transfer @ pf India

  • At first, go to the corresponding website link,
  • Then, choose by clicking on the button Click on  know the pf claim status, Select state
  • Now, choose the PF office state and then select the place of the EPFO office situated
  • After that, you have to fill out the respective details as explained below
  • Extension number- fills the number if you have it or else leave it blank
  • Establishment code– fill out the 7 digit establishment number on the page
  • Account number –fill out your account number
  • PF balance Number or member id contains Maximum 22 digits with Alphanumeric character.

State code: 2 digits

Note: you have to remember your PF balance account numbers does not have an extension or subcode or else establishment code. Thus, so leave it empty if you do not have it.

Now, tap on the submit tab. And it will display your EPF claim status in front of you.

Check epfo Claim status Here.

TDS Deduction on EPFO

The employees, those who have been participating towards EPF account from their earning, may require withdrawing an amount after leaving the work. In addition, if the worker withdraws EPF amount on or else later five years as well as the entire withdrawal is lower than fifty thousand INR, and then there will be no TDS deduction on that Cash.  However, if the worker withdraws EPF amount earlier five years after the amount is equal to otherwise greater than fifty thousand then the TDS will be surely deducted at the source.

  • So below 50,000 withdrawal no TDS as on 5/30/2016 in the term early 5 years.
  • Early 5 years withdrawals are fully taxable as per IT section 80 C. IF PAN not submitted tax rate is 34.6%, if Pan submitted then 10% of the Tax.
  • IF 15G or 15H Submitted No tax will be deducted. 15G (below 60 years) 15H (60+ years) available at income tax portal.
  • After 5 Years No TDS.
  • Employee Provident Fund is exempted from TDS (2016 budget issue)

Note: The Interest rate on PF balance as per 2016-17 financial year is 8.75% / Year. better than saving & Fixed deposit account.

how much of percentage of Pf deduction on monthly salary?

Ans: for only EPF Scheme 12% from basic salary.

Employee and employer contribution to PF Amount 

  • 12% (8.33% Epf + 3.67 EPS) from employee or epf scheme & pension scheme,
  • 8.3% of employer share for Employee Pension Scheme 1.1 to 6% by Epfo contribution,
  • employee deposit linked insurance scheme: employee contribution 0.5% from total wages insurance benefit up to 3,60,000.

The Epf contribution will not exceed 15,000 INR Per month.

PF balance withdrawal limits:

  • Employee pension Fund can available after completion 9.6 years of service and  58 years age.
  •  TDS On early 5 years withdrawals, Not allowed to withdraw full pf amount (only your contribution with interest).

loan against pf balance & interest rate

  • You can take the loan from following cases education, marriage, Home / Plot (buy or renovate), To pay existing home repayment you have to wait minimum 10 years.
  • For obtaining the Loan you have to complete 5 years of service.
  • you can 24times loan amount based on your (basic salary and DA).

UAN Portal Registration for pf balance check

First of all, we have to know UAN Number of Our PF Account. for this, we have to check UAN status By Pf number at uan member portal.  I guess Uan Members portal down since few days. but epfo launched New Unified Uan Portal for Both employers and employees. Some UAN Members struggling to get the Right UAN Portal for their login.

UAN Status & Activation Online at UAN Portal

UAN Status: visit the UAN Members portal and click on check UAN Status right below the UAN Login form. Enter your PF Account Number. select state and your EPFO Office click on get UAN status. If UAN Number allocated then Next you are going activate UAN Number.

Step 2: Generating UAN Number:   Members can enter the following details in order to activate UAn Number online. Member name, Mobile Number, Date of Birth,

Member name, Mobile Number, Date of Birth,

Setting Password For UAN Portal: UAN Portal Must be the Strong password to avoid security issues. 8-32 character and with Mix of Small, capital letters, Numbers, and symbols.

After setting the password and enter captcha code and click on Authorize to get a confirmation message by SMS to your mobile. enter the code to activate UAN Online.

within a few days, you will get UAN Number SMS. then you are able to login to UAN Portal.

How to login to UAN portal

If you got UAN details By SMS, then you can visit UAn Members portal and enter your UAN Number and password to log in. After success full login you can choose various services by offered epfo uan Portal.

TO know more about UAN portal visit UAN Portal section.

what is pf member id for pf balance?

Pf Member id is 22 digits number while uan is 12 digits number if you want link pf member id with UAN number. You can do it by sending SMS from UAN Member mobile number.

Member id created By employer while you joining with the company. Still not get the idea about Pf Member ID it’s Your PF Number.

you may cross check by is Pf member id and Pf Number same?

how to get member id for uan registration?

you can know it on your monthly salary slip (you may already be used it for checking pf balance several times in the past) regarding monthly pf contribution to pf Account number/pf member id. It contains State/ Regional pf office code and establishment code and pf number.>>uan services>>process flow for portability & first-time employment.

The Employer has to add new employees to the epfoIndiaa scheme. if members already have pf account with a previous registrar. or new to epfo.

adding the new member to epfo available at our epf employer portal section.

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