How to Access the EPF Member Portal
Employees and employers must first activate their UAN before logging into the EPFO site. The procedure for starting the UAN is straightforward and may be completed using the EPFO site. The EPFO assigns a unique identifier (UAN) to each EPF scheme participant. Employees can also find their UAN on their pay stubs or from their employers. Employees and employers should follow the steps below to access the EPF member portal:
How do Employees have access to the EPFO portal
Employees must first visit the EPFO website.
Once on the EPFO website, the employee must go to ‘Services’ and choose ‘For Employees.’
The employee must then select ‘Member UAN/Online Service (OCS/OTCP)’ on the following page. The link may be found under the heading of ‘Services.’
The employee must enter their UAN and password on the new page. In addition to those facts, the employee must additionally input the captcha information supplied.
After that, the employee must click on the ‘Sign In’ button
The employee’s EPFO portal will be found on the next page. Employees can use the EPFO portal to update their Know Your Customer (KYC) information, claim their PF amount, check their PF balance, and transfer their PF amount.
EPFO’s services include:
- SMS and missed call notifications to check the PF balance
- The EPF passbook is available to see and download.
- You may check the progress of your claim online.
- Resolving Complaints
- International workers are given a certificate.
- Online registration is open for businesses.
- Online PF withdrawals
- Online PF payments
- Transfer of PF from one account to another
How Employers Can Login To EPFO
The EPFO has also created a separate system to assist employers in transferring claims more effectively and efficiently. Employers can access the EPFO site in the same way that employees do. However, employers must have a UAN that is registered and operational on the EPFO site. Employers should use their UAN as the user ID and the password established at the time of activation to log in and access services.
Among the many online services available to employers are registering a new business, making ECR challan payments, creating EPF accounts for employees, and approving EPF claims.
EPF Member Portal FAQs
What are the advantages of owning a UAN?
When a member activates their UAN, they will be able to print or download their passbook and UAN card at any time. The member may also view all prior member IDs. The member can also update their KYC information online.
Why is it essential to make a pension nomination?
If the member dies and there are no qualifying family members, the nominee will pay the pension.
Can a member contribute more than the statutory 12 per cent to EPF?
Yes, the member can pay more than 12% of the limit of Rs.15,000 as a voluntary contribution.
Table of Contents
- 1 How to Access the EPF Member Portal
- 2 EPFO’s services include:
- 3 How Employers Can Login To EPFO
- 4 EPF Member Portal FAQs