One may choose to withdraw Employee Provident Fund(EPF) completely or partially. Employee Provident Fund(EPF) can be completely withdrawn under any of the following circumstances:
a. When an individual retires from employment
b. When an individual remains unemployed for a period of 2 months or more. Here, it needs a mention that the fact that the individual is unemployed for more than 2 months has to be certified by a gazetted officer.
Withdrawal of Employee Provident Fund (EPF) can be done either by:
- Submission of a physical application for withdrawal
- Submission of an online application
Submission of a physical application for withdrawal
The new composite claim form (Aadhar) can be filled and submitted to the respective jurisdictional Employee Provident Fund(EPFO) office without the attestation of the employer whereas, the new composite claim form (Non-Aadhaar) shall be filled and submitted with the attestation of the employer to the respective jurisdictional Employee Provident Fund(EPFO)office.
Submission of an online application
1. UAN (Universal Account Number) is activated and the mobile number used for activating the UAN is in working condition.
2. UAN is linked with your KYC i.e. Aadhaar, PAN and bank details along with the IFSC code.
Steps to apply for EPF withdrawal online:
Step 1: Go to the UAN (Universal Account Number) portal by clicking here
Step 2: Login with your UAN (Universal Account Number) and password and enter the captcha.
Step 3: Then, click on the tab ‘Manage’ and select KYC to check whether your KYC details such as Aadhaar, PAN and bank details are correct and verified or not.
Step 4: After the KYC details are verified, go to the tab Online Services’ and select the option ‘Claim’ from the drop-down menu.
Step 5: The ‘Claim’ screen will display the member details, KYC details, and other service details. Click on the tab ‘Proceed For Online Claim’ to submit your claim form.
Step 6: In the claim form, select the claim you require i.e full EPF Settlement, EPF Part withdrawal (loan/advance) or pension withdrawal, under the tab ‘I Want To Apply For’. If the member is not eligible for any of the services like PF withdrawal or pension withdrawal, due to the service criteria, then that option will not be shown in the drop-down menu.
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