EPF UAN Passbook- Login, Check and Download UAN Member Passbook

Seep Gupta
Seep Gupta at August 01, 2022

EPF passbook or Employee Provident passbook is quite identical to the bank passbook. However, this facility of availing EPF passbook is only available to people who are registered on the UAN.

EPF or Employees Provident Fund also known as a savings scheme is a scheme launched by the Indian government for the welfare of employees. This scheme is regulated and administered by the government-based institution EPFO (Employee Provident Fund Organisation) which regulates the undertakings regarding the provident funds of the employees.

What is an EPF or Employee Provident Fund Passbook?

EPF or Employee Provident Fund Passbook is nothing, but it is just a document that contains the details of a detailed description of contributions made by the employees and employers over the employment journey of the employee.

Employee Provident Account Number

EPF account number is one of the major key components of the EPF passbook. It is a unique alpha-numeric number, and it encloses the code related to state, establishment, member and regional office.

Contents of an EPF or Employee Provident Fund Passbook

The following details are there in the Employee Provident Fund passbook. These details are mentioned below: -

  • It contains the establishment ID and the name of the employer
  • Member ID and name of the employee
  • Name and type of EPFO
  • Detailed contributions to Employees’ Provident Fund
  • Monthly contributions in a detailed manner to Employees’ Provident Fund
  • It also contains monthly deposits and withdrawals by both employer and employee
  • Interest in the amount accumulated in the EPF
  • Date and Time of printing of the EPF passbook

How do Login into EPFO to Check EPF Passbook?

There’s a different procedure to login into Employee Provident Fund Organisation portal for both employees and employers. 

Following steps are needed to be taken by employees in order to log into the EPFO portal. These steps are mentioned below: -

  • First, go to EPFO Portal.
  • After that, under the “Services” section, click on “For Employees”.
  • After doing the above-mentioned step, a new dashboard will open, and on that tab, go to member UAN online services. One can also directly go to the EPFO Member Portal or E-Sewa Portal.
  • Now login into that by using your unique UAN number. It is only possible if one has an active UAN number. In case one has not activated his or her UAN, click on “Activate UAN” and follow the instructions mentioned therein.
  • Once your UAN is activated, you can log in to the portal anytime to check your Provident Fund Balance or the status of any claim.  

Following steps are taken by an Employer to login into EPFO Portal

  • Go to the EPFO official Portal and click on the “For Employers” option under the “Services” section.
  • After performing the first step, click on, “Online ECR/Challan Submission/OTCP” under the “Services” section. One can also directly go to the EPF Unified Portal for Employers.
  • An employer can log in using his username after successfully registering his establishment.

How to Download an EPF Passbook?

Members of the Employee Provident Fund can easily download and print their EPF passbooks. This can be done in a few simple steps mentioned below:

  • Open the website of EPFO on your phone, computer or laptop
  • After opening the website, go to the “Member Passbook” page
  • Enter your UAN number and password and click on the login button after successfully entering your credentials.
  • After performing the above-mentioned step, click on the “EPF Member ID” visible under the option, and then on “Select Member ID” to view the passbook.
  • After that, a new tab with your EPF passbook will open in pdf format. From there, one can easily download or print from the Options tab on the screen.
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