How to Check EPF Claim Status Online?

How to Check EPF Claim Status Online?

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Employee Provident Fund is a retirement benefits fund that allows both employer and employees to contribute each an equal percentage of 12% of the basic salary of employee plus dearness allowance in the EPF accounts. EPF funds can be primarily withdrawn after retirement; however, in exceptional circumstances when approved by EPFO( Employee Provident Fund Organisation), employees can partially fund subject to certain conditions.

In any of the circumstances, if you have submitted the request for withdrawal of funds from EPF accounts, you can check the claim status online. To know your EPF claim status online, you must have an activated UAN.

Significance of knowing about EPF Claim Status: EPF claim status gives you a clear picture about the progress of your withdrawal application and also at the same time it also prepares yourself in case of any errors or delay in the processing of withdrawal of funds.

Things you should know before checking your EPF claim status?

  • It is significant to check if you are eligible for withdrawal of funds from EPF accounts.
  • EPF Claim form varies according to the purpose of withdrawal and age. For instance, consider these different forms for EPF claims:
  1. For withdrawal of funds due to unemployment or advance against EPF or you have left the establishment due to physical disability, and your age is less than 58, you need to fill the composite form
  2. Fund your LIC policy- Form 14 needs to be filled.

How to Check EPF Claim Status online?

EPF Claim Status through UAN Member Portal

You can check the EPF claim status online through UAN member portal by following the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Firstly, visit the UAN portal by clicking on https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface.
  2. Then enter your UAN, password, captcha code and click on the ‘Sign in’ button.
  3. You will now be redirected to your UAN member profile. Click on ‘Track Claim Status’ under the drop-down menu of ‘Online Services’.
  4. You can now view all the required information about the status of your EPF claim.

EPF Claim Status through EPFO Portal

To check EPF claim status through EPFO Portal, follow the steps as mentioned below:

  1. Visit the EPFO’s portal by clicking on https://www.epfindia.gov.in/.
  2. Now select the ‘For Employees’ option under the tab ‘Services’.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Know Your Claim Status’ option under the head ‘Services’.
  4. Now, you can view the option “Click here to get redirected to the passbook application’. Click on the same.
  5. You will now be redirected to the EPF passbook. https://passbook.epfindia.gov.in/MemberPassBook/Login
  6. Log in to your account using the UAN, password and the captcha code.
  7. Now find the option of ‘View Claim Status’ to know the status of your EPF claim.

EPF Claim Status through Umang App

To check EPF claim status through Umang App, follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Download the Umang app and search for ‘EPFO’ and click on it.
  • Choose ‘Employee Centric Services’ from the options available and open the ‘Track Claim’ option.
  • Enter your UAN and click on ‘Get OTP’.You will now recipe the OTP on your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the received OTP and click on the ‘Login’ option. You can now view the status of EPF claims.

 Conclusion: The facility to check EPF claim status is also available through multiple offline methods as mentioned below:

  • Through Missed Call-EPF claim status contact number is 011-22901406.
  • Through SMS- Send SMS in the format ‘EPFOHO UAN LAN’ to 7738299899.

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