How to check Provident Fund (EPF) balance online, steps to know PF balance

Here is step by step procedure to know your PF account balance from the official website of Employees’ Provident Fund Organization, India.

Now you can check EPF balance online anytime. You can know the total balance in EPF account through your mobile or laptop having internet connection. This helps you to know that whether your employee is actually depositing your PF amount in your account at right time or not.

Check PF balance online

Step 1:
First of all, you have to select your PF office state, i.e. the state in which your PF office is situated. You can select it from a drop down box provided in the window of the link mentioned at the bottom of the page. If you don't find your state in the list provided there, then ask your employer regarding the same.

Kindly note that the first two letters of PF account number indicates the PF state. Thus if your PF account number starts with DL, then your PF state is Delhi.

Step 2:
As soon as you will complete Step 1 and select your state from drop down menu, the page will display a table in which you have to select your EPFO office. Select the concerned PF office where your account is holding. You can also locate the code for EPFO office from your PF account number. The next three letters in the a/c number indicates the place where EPFO office is located. Like, if you are from North Delhi, then your account number will be DL/CPM/---/--/--.

Step 3:
Next displayed page will show the member balance information. Here you are required to fill your complete Employee PF Account Number, your name (as mentioned in EPF slip) and your mobile number. Select check box in front of 'I agree' and click submit button.

Step 4:
As soon as you will click on 'Submit' button, a message will be displayed "Status for member ID: DL/CPM/---/--/-- …" You will receive a SMS on your mobile number as mentioned there stating the PF balance in your account.

Official website to check EPF balance

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