Do you know that you can check your provident fund (PF) account balance online?If you don’t know then here I will say you the detail procedure to check your Provident Fund balance online.
Many of us got a hard copy of PF statement at end of every financial year from their employer but there are also many employees those who are not getting any data from their employer.So PF department has started this facility to view the Provident Fund (PF) balance online.
So follow the below process to get PF balance.
This PF account balance online checking facility has started by Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) on 1st July 2011.
Step 1 : First you have to open this link http://www.epfindia.com/MembBal.html to go to EPFO website.
Step 2 : After opening the http://www.epfindia.com/MembBal.html just click on Click Here link at end of the page.
Step3 : Now you have to select your State of PF Office means where your Employer submit PF.It may be Maharashtra or West Bengal etc. .
Step 4 : After selecting state you have to click on the region or Office Name mean in which office your Employer submit your PF. It may be Bandra, Nasik,Nagpur etc. for Maharashtra.
Step 5 : After the above process you have to submit your PF Account Number ,Name (as appear in EPF Slip) ,Mobile No and then check the I Agree box and submit the data.
After following the above process EPFO will SMS your PF account balance to your mobile.
Now there are two types of companies,one of them submit their PF amount to EPFO and another one has own PF trusts.Now for the first one you can easily got your PF account balance by following the above process but for second one your company will maintain the all data in their own websites or portals from where you can easily check your PF account balance.
You can also check your PF claim status by visiting http://www.epfindia.com/ClaimStatus_New.html .