Employee Provident Fund (EPF) account holders can check the balance online through e-passbook along with previous transactions. One can even download the e-passbook multiple times if required.
To avail this service one needs to register themselves at the EPFO site. With details like PF number, establishment code and member name as in Pay slip will be able to generate e-passbook.
Also read: How to check EPF Balance Through Mobile-SMS?
How to register a EPFO site for e-passbook?
Any PF member can register himself/herself on the Member Portal by using his/her Photo Identification number such as PAN, Aadhar, NPR, Driving License, Passport, Voter ID, Ration Card and use the mobile number as the password.
1. Visit EPFO
2. Fill in all the details such as Mobile, DOB, name as on document
3. Type the mentioned words in the box
4. Click on Get PIN
You PIN will be sent to the mobile number mentioned above. The same PIN should be entered in the authorization box.
How to generate, download e-passbook?
After Login, go to the main page and select the e-passbook from the menu.
1. Choose the establishment code
2. Enter your PF Number
3. Name as on Pay slip
4. Type the text in the box
5. Click on Get PIN
6. Once you receive the PIN, enter the same in authorization box
7. Click on get details
One can check the passbook time to time to keep track of the balance. In case not available a request will be created on the portal and once the pass book is uploaded by the respective field office, an SMS will be sent to the member to login and download the pass book.
The passbook will have details since the month for which the details for the establishment have been processed in the new application software at the field offices.
4 Points to keep in mind
1 One can register only one mobile number. However, if one changes the mobile number, need not worry can update the same.
2 Accounts which are not active or have not settled claims since long, apply for transfer and then the transferred amount will reflect as credit in the present account of the member.
3 The facility, however is not available for the members under establishments that are exempted under the EPF Scheme 1952.
4 Where an individual have changed jobs need to transfer his PF account, so that he can track the transaction.