The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is a statutory body of the Indian government that manages the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and the Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS). EPF is a compulsory contributory provident fund for employees working in the private sector.
The EPFO Member Passbook is an online portal that enables EPF subscribers to view their EPF balance, download their EPF passbook, and check their EPFO claim status. Let’s explore this in detail.
In order to access the portal, check your balance and view your EPFO member passbook, you will require a UAN number. If you have forgotten your UAN number or registered mobile number, you can retrieve it using the following steps:
Below are the steps to reset your EPFO portal password.
Below are the steps to check your EPF balance on the EPFO portal.
On the EPFO Portal
The EPF scheme offers tax benefits to its subscribers. The contributions made by the employee and the employer towards the EPF account are eligible for tax deductions under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act.
The interest earned on the EPF balance is also tax-free. EPF subscribers can maximise their tax savings by contributing the maximum amount permissible under the EPF scheme.
The EPFO Member Passbook is a convenient and user-friendly platform for managing retirement funds. By utilising its features, subscribers can effortlessly check their EPF balance, download the EPF passbook, and track the status of EPF claims. Furthermore, the passbook provides opportunities for tax savings, and the EPF-ELSS scheme allows individuals to invest in mutual funds.
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To find your PF passbook number, you can follow these steps:
If you cannot download your EPF member passbook, it could be due to various reasons, such as technical issues with the website or incorrect login credentials. You can try again later or contact the EPFO helpdesk for assistance.
To get the passbook of a settled EPF account, you can follow these steps:
It is only possible to view your EPF passbook online with the Universal Account Number (UAN) and password. You need to log in to the official EPFO portal with your UAN and password to view your passbook online.
The EPF passbook feature is not available to all EPFO members. Settled members, exempted established members, and inoperative members cannot access this feature.
Any updates may take up to 6 hours to appear on your online EPF passbook. Always check for discrepancies and report them to the EPFO grievance committee for correction.