EPFindia.gov.in – With the presentation of online Employee Provident Fund (EPF) facility the Online PF withdrawal process, has become easier and hassle-free. Prior, it used to take a while to get the claim processed. According to the most recent declaration by EPFO, EPF can be asserted under 3 classes i.e. Full Withdrawal by means of PF Final Settlement, PF Partial Withdrawal by means of loan/advance and Pension Withdrawal Benefit through EPS withdrawal.
The claim can be made specifically through employees UAN (Universal Account Number) portal by all members of EPF who have activated their UAN and connected their KYC or Aadhaar card number with the EPFO.
Process for EPF withdrawal Online
Extensively, withdrawal of EPF should be possible either by:
- Submission of a physical application for withdrawal
- Submission of an application for Online PF withdrawal
- Submittal of a physical application
For this, one can download the new composite claim (Aadhar)/composite claim form (Non-Aadhar) from https://epfindia.gov.in/site_en/Downloads.php?id=sm8_index#Claim%20Form
The new composite claim form (Aadhar) can be filled and submitted to the separate jurisdictional EPFO office without the authentication of the employer while the new composite claim form (Non-Aadhar) should be filled and submitted with the confirmation of employer to the individual jurisdictional EPFO office.
One may likewise take note of that if there should be an occurrence of partial withdrawal of EPF sum by a worker for different conditions, as of late, the prerequisite to furnish different declarations has been discarded and the choice of self-confirmation has been presented for the EPF subscribers.
Submittal of an online application
Strangely, the EPFO has as of late come up with the online facility of withdrawing PF amount which has rendered the whole procedure simpler and less tedious.
To apply for withdrawal of EPF online through EPF Portal, ensure that following conditions are met:
- UAN is actuated and the mobile number utilized for initiating the UAN is in working condition
- UAN is connected with your KYC i.e. Aadhaar, PAN Card and bank details alongside the IFSC code.
On the off chance that the above conditions are met, at that point the prerequisite of an attestation of the previous employer to do the procedure of withdrawal can be eliminated.
Steps for applying to withdraw EPF online
Step 1: Go to the UAN portal
1: Go to the UAN portal
2: Login with your UAN and secret key and enter the captcha.
3: Then, tap on the tab ‘Manage’ and select KYC to check whether your KYC details, for example, Aadhaar, PAN, and bank details are right and confirmed or not.
4: After the KYC details are confirmed, go to the tab ‘Online Services’ and select the choice ‘Claim’ from the drop-down menu.
5: The ‘Claim’ screen will show the member details, KYC details, and other service details. Tap on the tab ‘ Proceed For Online Claim’ to present your claim form.
6: In the claim form, select the claim you require i.e. full EPF Settlement, provident fund withdrawal with EPFO Part withdrawal (advance/progress) or benefits withdrawal, under the tab ‘I Want To Apply For’. In case the member isn’t qualified for any of the member like PF withdrawal or pension withdrawal, because of the administration criteria, then that choice will not appear in the drop-down menu.