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Employees have the right to withdraw their Provident Fund (PF) even if their employment with the company has not ended. Once the PF withdrawal request is submitted, the claim procedure may take several days. Thus, EPF account holders can track the status of their claims at any time, which allows them to take the appropriate action.
If you have applied for the PF, but are unsure of how to check its status, the article below will be helpful.
The Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has made it easier for employees to monitor the status of their claims by introducing several different methods. By following the processes outlined here, EPF applicants can track the status of their claims, either online or offline. Before checking the status, the applicants need to have specific details mentioned below for a smooth process.
In order to check the claim status online, it is necessary to activate the UAN on the EPFO portal. Applicants can check the status of their claim by following the below-mentioned methods.
Employees who opted for online claims can check their claim status through the UAN portal. Users who apply offline can track their applications using the EPFO portal. Below mentioned steps help you check the EPF claim status on the UAN portal.
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EPF applicants can check the claim status using the EPFO portal by following the below steps.
Applicants who don’t have the UAN number can check their claim status online using PF account details. Here are the steps to follow.
Applicants can check their PF details like claim status, available balance, etc., by using the Umang App. The UMANG app is available on both Android and iOS platforms. Here is the step-by-step process to check the claim status using the app.
Download and Install the UMANG app from Playstore or App Store on your mobile
Checking the status of a claim online is a quick and straightforward process that gets completed in a fraction of minute. EPFO provides offline methods for applicants who are uncomfortable with the online process. Below are the ways that help the applicants to track the claim offline.
EPF applicants can track their claim status by giving a missed Call from their registered mobile number to
EPFO toll-free number 011-22901406. The call will get disconnected after two rings, and the employee will receive the claim details as SMS on the registered mobile number.
In order to get the status details, the mobile number should be linked with the UAN. Make sure your Aadhar, Permanent Account Number(PAN), and Bank account details are also up-to-date on the UAN portal.
EPF applicants can track their claim status by sending an SMS from the registered mobile number as well. EPFO provides a specific SMS format for sending the message. You would have to type
‘EPFOHO *UAN* *LAN*' and send it to
Note: Here, LAN indicates the user-selected language for the claim details. Below are the codes for different languages.
In case of any issue related to the claim, you can contact the toll-free number
1800118005. You can also raise the complaint on the EPFO portal or to the regional PF commissioner.
Applicants must submit an appropriately filled claim form to the responsible authority before beginning an online or offline PF claim. For different types of claims, there are various types of EPF claim forms. For a smooth disbursement of funds, applying for EPF withdrawal using the correct claim form is critical. Here are some of the major PF forms:
Once you register for EPF withdrawal, you can know the claim status using online and offline methods. Before verifying your EPF claim status, keep EPF-related details such as your employer's information, extension code, employer's EPF regional office, UAN, and an active mobile phone with UAN ready. It is important to know that there is no way to cancel the PF claim status online once the claim has been processed. Applicants can, however, contact the EPFO-Regional Office as soon as possible to revoke their online request for EPF withdrawal.