Most EPF subscribers are aware that they can check their EPF balance and track the passbook online. Do you know we can check the balance even on the mobile by just sending SMS.
However, to avail this service one needs to be aware of his Universal Account NUmber (UAN) which is provided by employer.
A Universal Account Number (UAN) will be generated for each of the EPF contributing members, helping you know your PF status. You can link all your previous PF accounts with UAN.
Individuals who change their job frequently, UAN will be very helpful as EPF Transfer would become very easy as it can be done online. However, EPF Transfer and EPF withdrawal will take little time.
EPFO has now started sending SMS based balance-checking facility, for this one needs UAN and registered mobile number to check the balance.
Simple Steps to check EPF balance via SMS
Send SMS from registered mobile number
To recieve in ENG- type-
EPFOHO UAN ENG
Send to to 7738299899
As of now, EPFO provided an option to receive option to receive SMS in 10 languages those are English, Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Bengali.
However, if you do not receive any details if none of Aadhaar, PAN and bank account was digitally approved and provided by the employer.
Toll free number 1800118005 is assigned to this helpdesk.