Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is a long-term pension vehicle for employees. Every month, the employee and the employer contribute an equal amount of 12 percent towards EPF. EPFO holders are entitled to withdraw their PF balance under the following circumstances: child's marriage, higher education, repayment of home loans, medical problems, home renovation or home purchase, and so on. You can check your PF balance in seconds using SMS, missed call, the EPFO app, the Umang app, or the EPFO portal. But from the listed ways the SMS or missed call facility is the instant way to check your EPF balance on the go. Here are the steps to check your EPF balance via SMS and Missed call facility.
Check EPF balance by SMS
You can get your PF balance details by sending a text message if your UAN is linked to your KYC details. Type EPFOHO UAN ENG and send it to 7738299899 from your registered mobile number. The language of preference is determined by the last three letters, which can be modified if needed. For instance, HIN stands for Hindi, MAR for Marathi, and ENG for English.
EPF Balance By Missed Call
If your UAN is linked to your KYC records, give a missed call to the toll-free number 011-22901406. Following the call, you will get an SMS on your registered mobile number with all of your PF account details including your account balance.