A document that contains all the contributions made by the employee and the employer in EPF and EPS accounts is called an EPF passbook. If a person has more than one EPF account, he/she will have a separate passbook. These can be accessed through different account IDs. Here, in this article, we will read all about how to download the EPF passbook online.
EPF passbook also helps to check how much deductions can be claimed under section 80C.
If you are going EPF withdrawal because of some reasons then you must be anxious to know your EPF balance online. Just like all other online pieces of stuff, you can also carry this out online. For that, you need to download your EPF passbook online.
Steps To Download The EPF Passbook Online
There are few steps mentioned below on how you can download your EPF passbook online.
According to the EPFO, you can easily carry out the online procedure of downloading your EPF Passbook with your UAN number. You can, later on, save it and review your past or upcoming withdrawals.
1. Login to the EPFO portal
So, this is the first step of the pavement. Here, you need to visit the site https://unifiedportal.epfindia.gov.in for subscribing yourself. Login by using your user name, password and the security code.
2. View Passbook
After logging in to the EPFO portal, you need to enter the member ID to view your passbook. The member ID will appear on the screen. You have to select the “Select member ID to view passbook” option.
3. Download Your Passbook Online
After entering the details, you would get to see your passbook in a new tab. This is how the passbook will look.
All you need to do is wait for another 3 working days and re-visit the page. Your e-passbook is ready to download.You would get an option “Download Passbook.” Click on that option and you will have your passbook in your device.
Here is a sample of the passbook, which will help you in viewing it properly.
You can also find your EPF statement through UMANG app.
Pre-requisite To Download EPF Statement
Your account must registered on Member e-Sewa portal. You have to wait for 6 hours to look for the EPF statement if you are registering on the portal for the first time.
The EPF statement contains details as your EPF account number, provident fund and pension scheme details etc.
So, from this article, you must have had a crystal clear idea about how you can easily access and how to download and review your EPF-passbook. I hope, this article, helped in broadening your view.