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How to check PF balance in 5 simple steps via Umang App and EPF portal

‘How to check EPF balance’ is one of the most asked questions by EPF account holders. Being an employee as well as a member of the EPFO (Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation), it is your right to know your PF balance at any point of time. There are four ways of checking your EPF balance, viz. SMS, Missed Call, Umang App and EPFO official website.
Earlier, employees had to wait for their employer to furnish their EPF statement at the end of every year. But now the employees can easily check their respective EPF balance both offline and online at any point in time. There are two offline methods now one is via SMS and other through Missed call service.
The online methods available for account holders are, Using EPF Portal on mobile or desktop or through Umang app on mobile.
Use your registered mobile number to send an SMS to EPFO to fetch information about your account. SMS Format to be used for sending balance enquiry to EPFO: EPFOHO UAN to 7738299899. You will get a reply in the English language since it is the default language. For language-specific reply, please add the language code in the SMS. You can receive the SMS in 10 different languages.
E.g. If you need balance details in Hindi or Marathi or Bengali, send SMS like: EPFOHO UAN HIN to 7738299899, EPFOHO UAN MAR to 7738299899, and EPFOHO UAN BEN to 7738299899
Note that this facility can be used only if your UAN is active and seeded with your Aadhaar, Bank Account, and PAN. If you have not seeded your UAN with the above-mentioned documents, first you have to complete the eKYC with UAN.
The easiest way to check your EPF balance is by giving a missed call on this number – 011-22901406. You will receive details of the last contribution along with the PF balance. To use this facility, make sure the following requirement is met with: The member’s UAN should be activated, The member’s mobile number should be registered with the UAN as the missed call will be valid only when made from the registered number, and the UAN should be seeded with other important documents like PAN, Aadhaar, and Bank Account.
EPFO provides various services through the centralized mobile app of the government, called Umang. You can check your EPF balance and get your PF passbook on the Umang App by simply logging in using your UAN and OTP.
Steps to check EPF balance using Umang App: Step 1: Install the application from Play Store/App Store or directly by clicking on this link: Umang App (Link will open in new tab).Step 2: Open the Umang app on your smartphone and choose your preferred language. Also, read the terms and conditions of the “End to End License Agreement”. Step 3: Get your mobile number verified and register. Step 4: Click on the ‘All Services’ option at the bottom.
Step 5: Find and select ‘EPFO’ from the list of options. Step 6: Click on ‘View Passbook‘ to check your EPF balance. Step 7: Enter your UAN and click on Get OTP. Enter the OTP and click on ‘Login’. (You will get OTP on your registered mobile number). Follow the steps that appear next on your mobile screen. Your passbook will be displayed on the screen along with your EPF balance.
Members of the EPFO can check their balance by visiting the official website of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).
Follow the steps given below to check your EPF balance online at EPFO Portal:
Step 1- Visit the official EPFO Website (copy this in a new tab – www.epfindia.gov.in)
Step 2: From the ‘Our Services’ drop-down menu, click on ‘For Employees’
Step 3: From the ‘Services’ menu, click on ‘Member Passbook’ (You will be redirected to the login page where you can directly visit the page by clicking on this link: EPF India – Member Passbook) Step 4: Log in with your UAN and Password. Step 5: After logging in, you will find Member IDs of all the accounts linked with your UAN. Step 6: Click on the Member ID of the EPF account for which you want to check the balance. The EPF passbook will appear on the screen.

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