Details to get PF statement/ Passbook online

The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 came into effect on 4 March 1952. The Employees’ Provident Fund or EPF is an attempt to provide individuals with financial independence post-retirement. It is one of the most popular investments which generally is contributed from the individual’s salary.

If an individual wishes to get their PF statement or Passbook, they can no longer avail the hard copy of their annual PF statement from the PF department, but they can access their e-passbook from the official EPFO website. This can although happen only if they are registered on the site which is why registration to the website first is important. They can then download their e-passbook online by entering their PF number, member name, and establishment code as mentioned in their PF slip.

PF statement

Containing a record of an individual’s approved transactions across various organizations in India where you they have worked, the PF statement is kind of an e –passbook, which is an online version of their PF status. All their transactions done on a monthly and dated basis will be included in this statement. The EPF statement online contains the updated status of an individual’s PF account along with all their personal details such as name and date of birth.

Checking your EPF statement online

The PF statement can be found online on the EPFO official website. Only the employee provident fund contributors can avail the provision of receiving their EPF balance statement online. The only thing one needs is their employee provident fund number in order to access their PF statement online. You can also do your e passbook download.

Downloading your e-passbook/statement online

EPF contributors can download their e-passbook or e-statement online. All they need to do is to register with EPFO. The following information needs to be entered in order to register with EPFO:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Mobile number
  • Email ID
  • Any of the KYC documents such as PAN Card, Voter ID Card, Passport, etc.

Once registered, an individual can view and download their EPFO statement online. Although only the active provident fund contributors will have this facility.

Conclusion

In a changing and dynamic environment of business, securing one’s financial resources becomes integral in the progress of a nation. EPF ensures a secure and independent post-retirement benefits of individuals so that they are empowered even when not in service. Therefore it is important for an individual to know how they can easily access their PF account statement or passbook, which has been thoroughly explained in this article.