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Finally the wait is over to know your Employee Provident Fund (EPF) account balance. After 2 years of initial announcement to make the account information online, EPFO India has finally delivered something. As per the official note released by the PF department on July 1st of 2011, a valid active account holder will know the balance up to the date. Their claim is that all the accounts are updated for certain circles across country, which also includes the latest approved transactions of settlement/advances/transfer-in/transfer-out, if any.

This data was made initially available for Delhi (North), Delhi (South), Laxmi Nagar (Delhi), Gurgaon, Faridabad, Karnal and Bangalore. Right now PF account balance data is made available for 119 offices across India. Remaining offices records will be made available online soon as per the info on their site.

In order to know your PF account details, follow these simple steps:

  • Visit the site http://www.epfindia.com/MembBal.html
  • Select the EPFO office where your account is maintained
  • Furnish your PF Account number in the online form.
  • Leave the extension field blank, in case your account does not have one.
  • You will be asked to enter your name and mobile number.
  • The given mobile number will be recorded along with the PF Account Number.
  • On successful submission of above information, the details will be sent through SMS to the given mobile number.

If you get confused while entering your information, this pic should help you out!


I tried these steps to get my balance yesterday. First couple of successful submissions went nowhere! I didn’t get any response. Today I was lucky upon trying for the third time! I got the SMS in about 1 hour after filling the details online. Sadly, as on today the account balance reflects the data only till 31st March 2008. We may have to wait for some more time (few more years?) to know the latest balance.

UPDATE : A new article has been posted with complete information you need to know to get started on Universal Account Number (UAN). Feel free to go through the article, follow steps to start linking your PF accounts with UAN for hassle free transfer of balance from your previous PF accounts to the current one.

Oh yeah, one more thing. Don’t spam the comment stream below with your PF account details. I will not be able to get your details. Your comment will just be deleted if it has only such request. This is just for your information and feel free to use the appropriate links provided to know your account data. There are many finance related articles on this site, feel free to read through to understand about investment, insurance and tax savings.

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  • mukesh kumar November 9, 2016, 11:17 pm

    sir i do not know that how we see our balance statement. I my contribution is july 2016 but at this time i do not have any card or prof. pls help me.

  • Latha October 24, 2016, 3:29 pm

    How the Employer know the previous employee (More than 7 years back) EPF account (Balance) status

  • Manoj Singh October 5, 2016, 12:57 pm

    Sir I want to know my pf account balance. Please tell me.

  • Shikha July 17, 2016, 1:55 pm

    Hello Sir,

    I want to transfer my previous PF account balance to my salary account linked with it.Is it possible to do. If yes ,then How I can do so.Please reply.

  • Sardar Singh March 19, 2016, 8:16 pm

    I have online transferred my PF account to new account as Establishment ID DSNHP09xxxxx000. On checking status it is found that the your claim has been settled and credited to new account. On log in to my UAN, I found only previous PF balance and not including Present PF balance. Request guide as to how I check my both balances in new account.

  • Lakshmanan M March 4, 2016, 11:51 am

    Sir, I want to know PF account balance

  • Minita rani March 3, 2016, 2:15 am

    Sir how can i get my pf ac no.

    • Mohith March 22, 2016, 1:13 pm

      check your salary slip.

  • Usha Suhas Jadhav March 2, 2016, 3:50 pm

    Dear sir, I want to know my PF balance details. I was tried to realeted link but it could not done. Please help me to know my pf balance details. Thank you.

  • srinu February 14, 2016, 3:38 pm

    i want my pf balance

  • Ashok Patel February 9, 2016, 12:57 pm

    sir, I want know my pf account balance

  • Mohammad Ali February 8, 2016, 2:38 am

    Hello sir I would like to no how to get back pf UAN no, if I lost or forgot.
    plz help…..

  • Hyder Mahmood January 17, 2016, 9:18 am

    Sir, I want to know my pf balance and UAN .

  • kailash January 14, 2016, 7:50 pm

    Dear Sir, i don’t know my pf account number in old organisation, how to get it.

  • Son Moni Gogoi January 13, 2016, 7:31 pm

    hello, Friends I would like to no how to get back pf UAN no, if I lost or forgot.
    plz help…..

  • yogesh Chunara January 13, 2016, 11:52 am

    Hello sir,

    I was working in mannappuram gold loan date of joining is 30/05/2014.and I leave the job February 2015.I don’t knw Mt p.f account number is 55068 I’m not confirmed about that number bcz I call mannappuram office and they told this number but when I apply and sent documents in mannappuram office before 6 months ago and before few days they sent back my documents through post so plzz help me sir my mannappuram employee I.d is :308438

    • praveena s d March 2, 2016, 3:20 pm

      ಸರ್ ಪಿ ಎಪ್ ಯಾವತರ ಅಪ್ಲೆ ಮಾಡೋದು ಅಂತ ಹೇಳಿ ಸರ್

  • Ashwani Kumar January 4, 2016, 11:54 pm

    Dear Sir, I have pf account number 2006. I have account number but currently account number format change. So how to check and withdraw pf account balance..

  • Rabin Gogoi December 21, 2015, 4:28 pm

    dear sir, would you pls confirm the PF amount for this, send me the details to this me e-mail id. Thank you

  • Ajay Kumar December 18, 2015, 11:46 pm

    i was taking my salary by cheque. My bank account was not opened in the company. Now how can i get my PF amount or can i linked my old PF with UAN. Could you please suggest.

  • Prashant December 16, 2015, 6:13 pm

    Sir I want to know my p. F account balance please reply

  • Anil Kumar H M November 26, 2015, 11:00 pm

    Hi Sir,

    previously i am working in randstad as a support for oracle now i,e from 26-march -2015 i got on role in oracle i just wanted to know the UAN number to merge to my new company i,e Oracle, So kindly assist on these

  • Mohan Rai November 13, 2015, 3:06 pm

    Sir, I have got my UAN no but i din,t get my password to login because I have lost my mobile no where i recieved the password, and now i couldn,t login. So what is the procedure to change and activate my mobile no to recieved my password without login.

    • bipul March 24, 2016, 5:45 pm

      Sir, I have faced the same issue . did you come to know how to retrieve the password. if you can share it will be great help.


  • Seyadali November 7, 2015, 10:28 am

    Sir please kind my transfer amount and balance thank u

  • Nagendra Kumar November 5, 2015, 12:46 am

    Sir i want know my pf account number as well as balance. Help me please.

  • prakash kumar mahto November 1, 2015, 2:52 pm

    Sir, I have submitted my all details 3 months ago but i have not get my money yet.

  • gopal s deshpande October 30, 2015, 12:59 pm

    I want my EPF Balance amount

  • puja kumari October 29, 2015, 11:26 pm

    hi, sir i want know my pf account balance pls tell me.

  • Princy K James October 22, 2015, 10:38 pm

    Want to know about my of account and balance

  • Bappa dutta October 21, 2015, 9:45 pm

    i want know to my pf account balance

  • Satvir singh October 20, 2015, 10:26 pm

    Sir mujhe apne pf ke bare me jankari chaye mera of no 4321 apke bhut mharbani hogi

  • Dharmendra October 19, 2015, 11:50 pm

    Sir, i am getting this msg while opening the pf balance link “sorry link not found”

  • Tanveer Ahmed October 14, 2015, 12:45 am

    Dear sir, I don’t have a site link to check the epf balance please help me.

  • Keshar singh September 22, 2015, 3:22 pm

    Sir, I want to know PF account balance

  • rahul kumar September 21, 2015, 11:30 am

    Member IDs linked with UAN

  • seethapathi.g September 20, 2015, 8:59 pm

    Hi hello sir i want to know how to apply fr pf because i have worked based on contract but thy have applied fr pf thy given me pf application and number but my request is thy not giving me seal n signature sir… Now what i can to do??? to apply pf please help me out please Sir

  • Preethi September 13, 2015, 8:37 am

    Yes, UAN is now mandatory in all PF transactions for faster processing.

  • vinay August 23, 2015, 6:26 am

    UAN is necessary fr pf form

  • K Ramya August 20, 2015, 1:00 pm

    sir, I want know my pf account balance

  • Monaj hore August 16, 2015, 12:57 pm

    Sir, I want to know my pf balance

  • Snehamay Ghosh August 3, 2015, 3:49 pm

    I want to know my PF account balance.

  • Rashmi Runwal July 23, 2015, 7:16 pm

    I want to know my PF account balance. Plz send my pf account balance.

    • Tamendra Singh April 24, 2016, 12:14 pm

      This link may help you.

  • M Arunkumar July 22, 2015, 7:31 pm

    sir, I want know my pf account balance

  • Michael Jude Narcis July 8, 2015, 9:57 pm

    Thanks I just tried online sms service and got to know my epfo balance within 5 minutes of my filling my details. Now i want to know when my amount will be released and deposited in my account.please help me out .thanks a lot for guiding me in this matter. bye,

  • Jeyadevi June 26, 2015, 8:28 am

    i worked in univercell telecommunications india private ltd from 1st may 2011 to 1st august2014.last 2yrs Pf amount. is claimed.bt 1st pf amiunt is not claimed. my name is mistmatch in this account. how cant i know my balance &other status.somebody help me

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