5 easy steps to check PF balance online in less than 5 minutes

5 easy steps to check PF balance online in less than 5 minutes

Here are five simple steps to can check your EPF account balance.

Step 1: Keep your EPFO account number handy. It is mentioned on your salary slip.

Step 2: Click the link Check Your EPF balance on the EPFO website, http://www.epfindia.gov.in/.

Step 3: Select the state where your PF office is situated.

Step 4: Select the appropriate EPFO regional office. Knowing this is no rocket science. Your PF number is an alpha-numeric number and the first two letters stand for regional office. For instance, if the your PF number is DL/12345/6789 then choose DL as regional office code.

Step 5: Fill the online form with your name (as it appears on salary slip), your mobile number and your PF number. In thefirst box, you need to key in seven digits. So, in the example cited above, the set of number has only 5 digits, 12345. Here you have to add 00 in the first two boxes. Next box, fill in the three digit establishment code or leave it blank if you don’t have one. Finally, the account number 6789 in the last box, and click submit.

You will receive an SMS in less than five minutes with your EPFO account balance, if your records are updated with EPFO office. Or else it will show data not found. You may have to get in touch with your employer in that case, or wait a bit longer for your data to be updated.Keep in mind that the account balance is updated up to 31/3/2012