PF Claim Status
PF Claim Status
Employees Provident Fund (PF) is social security and savings scheme for employee in India. Employers engaged in certain Industries and engaging 20 or more employees are required to enroll all employee under PF on the Unified Portal and provide UAN. In this article, we look at the procedure for viewing PF claim status through various methods like EPF website, UMANG app, missed call and SMS.
PF Claim Status
PF claim status can be checked by an employee after making an application for PF withdrawal. In case of an employee having UAN, the PF claim must be made in PF Claim Form 11. PF Claim Form 11 does not require the employers attestation and can be submitted online through the Unified Portal.
Employees not having UAN can apply for PF claim using PF Claim Form 19. PF Claim Form 19 must be attested by the employer and employee and submitted at the nearest EPFO office.
Know more about the documents and application required for PF claim.
PF Claim Status Online
EPF provides PF claim status online on the EPF website. To check PF claim status online, access the PF claim check website and follow the steps provided:
Step 1: Submit UAN
Submit the employees’ UAN. For employees who have made PF contributions after 2014, the EPFO has issued UAN. Employees who had contributed to EPF before 2014 can apply for a UAN number from the EPF department.
Step 2: Select the Member ID against the UAN
Select the Member ID pertaining to the claim. Member id is issued by the Employers.
Step 3: PF Claim Status Displayed
In the final page, the PF claim status if any is displayed.
PF Claim Status – UMANG App
Employees can also check their PF claim status by downloading the UMANG app. UMANG app provides seamless integration of Government services like Employees Provident Fund, Aadhaar and Digilocker. UMANG app is available in both Android and iOS format. You can download the UMANG app here or by giving a missed tomissed call on 97183-97183 or scanning the QR code below:
Once, the UMANG app is downloaded, employees having UAN can easily check their PF claim status and submit PF claim forms. In addition to checking PF status, employees can access a wide range of PF related services on the UMANG app like:
- View Passbook
- Raise Claim
- Track PF Claim
- Search Establishment
- Search EPFO Office
- Know Your Claim Status
- Get Remittance Details By Establishment ID
- Get TRRN Status
PF Claim Status – Missed Call
Employees registered on the Unified Portal and having UAN can also get their EPFO detail by giving a missed call to 011-22901406 from the mobile number registered on the UAN portal. Prior to using this facility, the UAN of the member must have been updated with bank account, PAN and Aadhaar details.
To get PF claim status through missed call, give a missed call to 011-22901406. After two rings the call would disconnected and there would be no call charges. Following the missed call, the employee would receive details of his/her PF account as SMS.
PF Claim Status – SMS
Finally, PF claim status can also be checked through SMS. To avail this facility, the employee must have an UAN and be registered on the Unified Portal.
To get PF claim through SMS send an SMS to 7738299899 from registered mobile number with the following content:
The facility is available in English (default) and Hindi, Punjabi, Guajarati, Marathi, Kannad, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Bengali. For receiving the SMS in any of the languages other than English, first three characters of the preferred language needs to be added after UAN. For example, to receive in SMS in Telugu then SMS to be send will be “EPFOHO UAN TEL” to 7738299899.
The following are the languages available and the associated SMS code:
- English – Default
- Hindi – HIN
- Punjabi – PUN
- Gujarati – GUJ
- Marathi – MAR
- Kannad – KAN
- Telugu – TEL
- Tamil – TAM
- Malayalam – MAL
- Bengali – BEN