Here are 4 ways to check your PF balance after EPFO to credit 8.5% interest for 2019-20


EPFO is likely to credit 8.5 per cent rate of interest for 2019-20 in the employees' provident fund (EPF) accounts of around six crore subscribers in one go by the end of December, reported news agency PTI.


Earlier in September this year, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation had decided to split 8.5 per cent interest into two installments of 8.15 per cent and 0.35 per cent in its trustees meet headed by Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar.


Here are 4 ways you can check your PF balance: 


Check EPF Balance via Umang App: With the Umang app, employees can access their EPF balance on their smartphones without any hassle. The Government introduced the Umang app to generate access to a range of government facilities. Using the app, you can access EPF Passbook, raise or track claims, and more. 


Step 1 Download and install the Umang app on your mobile 

Step 2 Launch the app and tap on 'EPFO' 

Step 3 Now tap on the 'Employee Centric Services' option 

Step 4 Tap on 'View Passbook' to check your EPF balance 

Step 5 Enter your UAN number and generate an OTP which will be sent to your registered mobile number 

Step 6 Enter the OTP on the required field and tap 'Login' 

Step 7 Select the member ID of your company and track your EPF balance 


Check EPF balance via EPFO Portal:


Step 1 Visit www.epfindia.gov.in and under the drop-down menu 'Our Services' click on For Employees' option 

Step 2 Now under the 'Services' section, click on 'Member Passbook' 

Step 3 You will be redirected to another page where you have to log in by using your UAN and password 

Step 4 To check your EPF balance, select the 'Member ID' of the current employer


Check EPF balance via SMS:  

In order to check the account balance in your EPF account, you need to link your UAN number to your Aadhaar, PAN Card or your bank account. Type EPFOHO UAN ENG and send it to 7738299899. The last three letters 'ENG' is the preferred language, in case you want to receive the message in any other language, type the first 3 letters of your preferred language such as BEN for Bengali, MAR for Marathi etc. The SMS facility is accessible in different languages such as English, Marathi, Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil. 


Check EPF balance via missed call: 

This service is only available if you are registered on the UAN portal and your UAN number is linked with Aadhaar, PAN OR bank account. Give a missed call to 011-22901406 from the mobile number that is linked with your EPF account. After giving a missed call you will get the details of your current EPF account on your mobile number via SMS.

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