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PF Balance Check

EPF Balance Check Online

Last Updated 20th Jan 2022

EPF balance check Through SMS Send a SMS to 7738299899
EPF balance check Through Missed Call Give a miss call on 011-22901406
PF balance check Through EPFO Portal Login to www.epfindia.gov.in
PF balance check Through Mobile App Download UMANG App
  • To check your EPF balance, you must have an activated UAN number.
  • PF balance check is available for current as well as previous organisations.
  • It usually takes 24 hours for EPF balance to get updated.
  • Login with activated UAN number to check EPF balance at EPFO portal.
  • Refer to the checklist of EPF balance of inoperative accounts as mentioned below.
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How to Check EPF Balance?

Employee Provident Fund is a government-backed retirement benefits scheme for salaried employees under which both employer and employee contribute to EPF funds. These funds act as a saving tool for the employees, and the employees can use these funds after retirement or when switching jobs. The rate of interest applicable on EPF funds for the fiscal year 2021-22 is 8.5%.

In addition, PF balance checks can be made through various online and offline modes to plan your expenses, track your balance status, or avail of a loan against EPF balance.

You can make an EPFO balance enquiry using the following methods:

  • Through SMS
  • Online through EPFO portal or Umang App
  • By giving a missed call

EPF Balance Check Through EPFO Portal

Employees can view EPF balance through the EPFO portal if they have an activated UAN (Universal Account Number). Given below is the procedure to EPF balance check using the EPFO portal.

Step 1: First of all, you need to visit the EPFO employer login page. The link to EPFO unified portal login is https://unifiedportal-emp.epfindia.gov.in/epfo/#

Step 2: Next, under the service tab, click on ‘For employees’.

Step 3: Now, click on the Member Passbook on the page displayed.

Step 4: Log in to the EPFO website by entering credentials such as User Name, Password and click on the Login button.

Step 5: After logging in, you can check the Member IDs of all the accounts of your current and past organisations.

PF Balance Check Through Umang App

Employees can also check PF balance on their mobile phone by installing the Umang Application. To view your balance, you must, complete a one-time registration on the application by entering the OTP sent on your registered mobile number as you download the app on your phone.

A step-by-step guide to view balance through Umang App

Step 1: Click on EPFO as you open the application.

Step 2: Next, select ‘Employee Centric Services’.

Step 3: Now, click on ‘View Passbook’.

Step 4: Enter your UAN number, and OTP sent on your registered mobile number and Click on login.

Step 5: Finally, you can now view EPF transactions from your current and previous employment.

How Can I Check My PF Balance Through SMS?

Employees can also make a PF balance enquiry through offline modes. To check your PF balance, however, you must have completed the KYC of your UAN number, i.e. your PAN, Aadhar and bank details must be linked with the UAN number. You can view PF status by sending an SMS to 7738299899. The format for sending the text message is ‘EPFOHO *UAN* *Lang*’, where UAN is your Universal Account Number and Lang is the Language in which you want to view your EPF balance. Presently, EPF balance check on mobile number can be done in Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindi, and English.

How To Check EPF Balance By Missed Call

To check your PF balance through the missed call, you must have an activated UAN number, and also the KYC of UAN must be completed. If you meet these eligibility criteria, you can check PF balance by giving a missed call from your registered mobile number. The EPFO balance enquiry number is 011-22901406. You will then receive the EPF balance through a text message.

Check EPF Balance of Inoperative Accounts

Inoperative Accounts are inactive EPF accounts in which contribution has not been made for 36 months.

To view the EPF balance of inoperative accounts, follow the below-mentioned procedure.

  • Visit the EPFO portal and under 'For Employees' Tab find the option Inoperative Account Help Desk.
  • Now click on 'First Time User' and then 'Proceed'.
  • Next, describe your problem and click on Next.
  • Now enter the details of your previous organisation by providing information such as Company Address, PF number, Date of Joining etc., and click on Next.
  • On the next page, enter your personal details such as Name, Mobile Number, Date of Birth, Email ID, PAN, Aadhar etc.
  • As you have filled in all the details, click on ‘Generate PIN’, which can be used to get a Reference Number. Save this number for future use.
  • Finally, your complaint will be registered and forwarded to EPFO’s Field Officer.

How Can I Check My PF Balance With a UAN Number?

If you have an activated UAN number, you can check your EPF balance using different methods such as SMS, giving a missed call, or online through the EPFO portal or Umang App.

How Can I Check My PF Balance Without a UAN Number?

If you do not have a UAN number, you can still check EPF balance by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official EPFO portal at https://www.epfindia.gov.in/.
  • On the home page, enter the link ‘click here to know your PF balance’.
  • On the redirected page, enter your state, EPF office, establishment code, PF account number, name and registered mobile number.
  • Now click on the acknowledgement box and click on ‘ I agree’ to view the EPF balance.

In addition, you can visit the EPF office and submit a grievance redressal form along with your KYC documents. Then, the concerned authorities will provide you with the information about your EPF account.


Is it possible for a person to check the EPF balance of their previous organisation?

Yes, you can check the EPF balance of all the previous organisations through the EPFO portal. Once you have logged in the portal, you can select the member ID of the organisation of which you want to view the balance. Also, you can check the PF balance of the previous organisation through UMANG App as well.

Is it possible to check the EPF balance by giving a missed call without registering the mobile number?

No, to check your EPF balance through a missed call you must have an activated UAN number and the registered mobile number.

Can I check the PF balance offline?

Yes, you can check the PF balance offline by sending an SMS to 7738299899 in the format EPFOHO *UAN* *Lang*. EPF balance can also be tracked by giving a missed call on 011-22904016.

How do I check my EPF account balance using a mobile app?

You can check your EPF balance on mobile phones using the UMANG or EPF app. To know about your EPF balance, you must have an activated UAN and complete a one-time registration process once you have downloaded the app from the play store.

Is it possible to check the EPF balance using an Aadhaar number?

You can check the EPF balance using your Aadhaar number if your UAN is seeded with Aadhaar. The balance can be tracked by giving a missed call on 011-22904016.

Can the PF number be used to check the EPF balance?

Members registered on the UAN Member Portal can view the PF balance using the PF number through the missed call or SMS if they have a linked PAN/ Aadhaar or bank account number. Alternatively, the EPF balance check facility can also be completed online through the mobile app.

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