EPFO has increased the interest rate on PF account to 8.25 percent for the financial year 2023-24. This interest rate will come into effect after the approval of the Finance Ministry. Earlier, 8.15 percent interest was being given on PF account. People who work in the private sector will be very familiar with PF account. But a large number of employees do not pay attention to their PF account. Due to not knowing the correct process, they are not able to even know the balance of their PF account. It is quite easy to know the balance of your PF account. You can also know your PF balance through Umang App, EPFO portal, missed call and message. Let us know the process.
Employees can check their PF balance by downloading the Umang app on their smartphones. The government had released the Umang app to provide citizens access to various government services at one place. Users can submit claims, view their EPF passbook and track their claims using this app. For this you will have to enter your phone number in the app and do one-time registration.
Go to EPFO website and click on employees section and then click on member passbook. By entering your UAN and password you can access the PF passbook. In this, the opening and closing balance as well as the contribution of the employee and employer will be shown. The total of any PF transfer and the amount of PF interest accrued will also be visible. EPF balance can also be seen in the passbook.
If your mobile number is registered with UAN, then you can get the information by making a missed call on 9966044425 from your registered mobile number. After making a missed call on this number, you will get some messages from EPFO, in which you will see the balance of your PF accounts.
You can also know your EPF account balance and latest contribution in your account by sending a message to 7738299899. For this you have to type AN EPFOHO ENG and send the message from the registered number. ENG here refers to English. If you want to know in another language, type the first three letters of that language.
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