In this article, we have mentioned how to check the EPF balance using the smartphone app, SMS, or from Missed Call. You can also check your EFO account balance from your home without going anywhere. The EPF has started a facility that allows the user to check their account balance by a Missed Call or SMS. So check out below article on how to do epfo balance enquiry online.
What is EPF?
The EPF (Employee’s Provident Fund) is a full retirement benefits scheme that is available to salaried employees. If you are an employee of any company or working at any organization, then you can also get benefits of the EPF scheme. If you are not a registered with the EPF scheme, then apply for the registration as soon as.
Because the EPF scheme is available for all salaried employee. This all the fund is overseen and maintained by the EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organisation of India). For the registration with the EPF, Any company must have over 20 or more employees. Then the company can apply to the registration for their Employee.
Here, In this post, we have mentioned few methods that will help you to know your EPF balance without any problem.
Ways to do EPFO Balance Enquiry
Check EPFO Balance by Missed Call
This method is user-friendly, and you need only any smartphone or any featured phone to know your EPF Balance. You can also use the simple featured mobile phone that comes with the SMS feature or calling features. In this method, you don’t have to remember any SMS code only save the EPF Toll-Free number to your phone. And whenever you want to know your EPF account balance then just dial the number and drop a missed call. Once your drop the missed call, then the EPF service center will send you a message with the complete balance details. And don’t worry about the call charges, because it is free.
Now follow these steps to get balance details by Missed Call
Step 1: First of all, Type 01122901406 number into the phone and save it.
Step 2: Then, drop the missed call on this number to get a message from EPF
Step 3: Now you will receive the message with the complete balance details from the EPF
After dropping the missed call, you will receive the message containing the complete details about the balance of your EPF account. In the message, you will also receive other things like PF number, Date of Birth, Last Contribution, Name, and EPF balance.
Get EPFO Balance by sending the SMS
Sometimes the above mentioned missed call service does not work correctly and you don’t receive any SMS from the EPF. In that case, you can also use the other methods to get the EPF balance information on your phone. Here, we are talking about the SMS sending method that allows you to know your EPF balance by sending the simple SMS. In this method, only you have to send a simple message by using your any smart or feature phone. By using this method, you can receive your EPF balance details in ten different languages such as English, Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Bengali.
To Know your EPF balance using Sms, only you have to send a Message to this below mentioned phone number using your registered mobile number. And you have to send the message as the below given format.
Message Format to know EPF balance details with language:
For the English: “EPFOHO UAN ENG”
After typing the Message as mentioned above send it to this number: “7738 299 899”
Here, “ENG” is a language Code for getting a complete message in the English language.
You can also use other language code to get the message in your preferred language.
If you want to get the message from EPF in the Hindi language, then use the “HIN” language code.
Type “EPFOHO UAN HIN” and Send the message on above-mentioned phone number
Here, Below we have mentioned all ten language codes that you can use to get the message in your preferred language.
#1 For English = “ENG”
#2 For Hindi = “HIN”
#3 For Panjabi = “PAN”
#4 For Gujarati = “GUJ”
#5 For Marathi = “MAR”
#6 For Kannada = “KAN”
#7 For Tamil = “TAM”
#8 For Bengali = “BEN”
#9 For Malayalam = “MAL”
#10 For Telugu = “TEL”
So with the facility, you can get your EPF balance SMS in your preferred language.
Download EPF Passbook via UAN Portal
With the method, you can also download and check your EPF Passbook of your EPF account to know your all contribution details. If you want to keep the record in electronic format on your computer, then don’t worry because UAN also offers the facility that allows you to download your updated passbook every month.
What is UAN?
UAN is a Universal Account Number that is allotted for every EPFO member by the EPF. And UAN is a 12 Digit unique number that allows you to manage your account dashboard on the UAN portal. In this time, The UAN has all controls of all EPF account, and the UAN has made almost all processes easier and convenient of EPF. Using the UAN, you can also now make withdrawals from your EPF account. With the UAN, you can also track your account, and also you can check all contributions, the balance of your account without any problem.
To download the EPF passbook from the UAN Portal, first of all, you need to register with the UAN. After completing the registration, you can log in to your account to the UAN portal by using the ID and password.
Now follow below mentioned steps to download the EPF passbook on your computer:
Step 1: First of all, visit this link
Step 2: Now, you have to type your ID and password.
Step 3: Now type the Captcha code as shown in below image
Step 4: After typing all details, click on the “Sign in” button
Step 5: Once you logged in to your account, click on the Download tab and select the “download Passbook” option
Download E-passbook using the Member Portal
You can also download passbook using the Member portal if the UAN portal does not work properly on your device or computer. In this method, the member can also download the E-passbook directly from the EPF member portal.
To download the passbook directly from the EPF member portal follow these simple steps:
Step 1: First of all, Log in to your account( Here, you need to enter your EPF account number and type the Captcha Code)
Step 2: After typing the all necessary details, you have to click on the Get pin button
Step 3: Now you will receive the OTP (One Time Password) that you have to use that OTP to logged in you account
After the login, you can download you E-passbook easily without any problem.
Using the Smartphone “m-epf” App
Now you can also check your EPF account balance by using your smartphone. In this method, Only you have to download the M-EPF application from the Google Play Store on your Android powered smartphone. After downloading or installing the app on your smartphone. Open it.
To download the App on your Android smartphone, Open the Google Play Store app on your smartphone. Then type the “m-epf” in the search bar of the Google play store. Now click on the Install button to download and install the app on your smartphone.
You can also directly download the App on your smartphone by click on this link:
By using this Android application, you can also activate your UAN. If you have not activated earlier.
To use this app, First of all, you need to register with the UAN through UAN portal. Because Without registration, you can not use this app on your Android smartphone. So make sure you have activated a UAN through the UAN portal. Once you have activated a UAN, Now you can use this app to check your EPF account balance.
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