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EPF Passbook Online - How to Login and Download

Updated on: 24 May, 2024 11:46 AM

Employee PF passbook can be checked online only when you have UAN no.

EPF (Employees Provident Fund) contribution is made every month by the employer and employee at 12% of the basic salary. Since it is deducted every month, it is a common curiosity to know the pf balance, total accumulated fund, the status of pf funds transferred from one employer to another etc. All these activities can be tracked by an employee's EPF passbook online.

In this guide we will cover how to view EPF member passbook online and how to download it.

How to check EPF passbook online?

To view the passbook, it is important that you are registered at the EPFO portal and that your UAN activation is done. UAN or Universal Account Number is a 12-digit unique number allotted to all the pf account holders. It ensures one-stop management of different PF accounts that would have ever been opened in your name. UAN, once issued, is valid for a lifetime. You can access your passbook after six hours of registration by using your

  • User ID (UAN number) and
  • Password

However, some members like inoperative members, settled members, and exempted establishments members are not allowed to avail of this facility to check pf uan balance online. Others can follow the steps to view the PF passbook online.

  • Go to the EPFO online portal. Select the options in the order mentioned: Our services >> For Employees.
  • Now select Member Passbook under the option of Services. It will navigate you to a new page.
  • After selecting the ‘Member Passbook’, you will be redirected to the epf passbook login page . Here you would be required to enter the UAN number and password. UAN number and password
  • Alternatively, you can also go to the e-passbook option given on EPFO home page to log in to the EPFO passbook and claim status. UAN number and password
  • Fill in the details asked in this form to access your account and then you will be able to see your passbook.

How to download your epf e-Passbook through UAN login?

You can download epf passbook online by making a login to your EPFO account (using your user ID (UAN Number) and password). Once the login is done successfully select the ‘Download e-Passbook’ option and proceed. Please note you can download your e-Passbook within three working days of UAN registration and activation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q- What are the different ways to check pf account balance other than through UAN number?

We have already understood how to check the EPF balance with uan number online. There are various other modes available to the members through which they can check their UAN account balance status. These modes include

Check EPF Account Balance through SMS,
Check EPF Account Balance through Missed Calls, and
Check EPF Account Balance through the UMANG app.

Read here to know more.


CA Abhishek Soni
CA Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2Win.in. Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.