EPFO Claims through e-payment
If you are waiting to see your PF Claim Status in your account now that you are retired from the service or changed the job, here is some good news for you. You no longer have to wait month’s long, get the cheque and then wait another week for it to be cleared. "EPFO has decided to process all the PF claims electronically using the vast network of NEFT enabled banks in India. E Payment will be made in 2 days from date of claim of PF. Employee provident fund Office; the firm that looks over the matters related to EPF has announced that it will now process all EPF claims through electronic transfers (e payment). From now on all you need to do to get your claim amount to your account with in 2 days is ‘mention a proper working bank account with IFSC code, if required, at the time of claim’.
EPFO has made arrangements with nearly 95 banks and around 67000 branches across the country with NEFT facilities to make this possible.
Earlier, the only way to track the EPF Balance was to use the claim number and check it with the EPF India Website. Note that this only shows result if you have submitted all valid claim documents.
Alternatively, click here to check your EPF Balance Online.
In case of Public Provident fund that are opened or transferred to SBI, you can view your contribution/balance by just logging into your State Bank of India online banking account (Internet Banking).