A few days ago, EPFO launched its first mobile application called m-EPF apk Mobile. With this mobile application, you can activate UAN and check your EPF balance. This feature provides facilities to m-EPF apk members (employees), employers and retirees. Let’s see its characteristics.
Update (November 21, 2017): now the UMANG application is used (application developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) and offers around 42 services such as EPFO, PAN, NPS, CBSE, Pathshala, GST, HP Gas , Bharat Gas, Indane Gas, DigiLocker etc.) can see the EPF book or remove the EPF. See my latest publication in the same “How to see the EPF book and remove EPF with the Umang application?”
# EPF launched a single form for m-EPF apk withdrawal, early withdrawal from EPF and EPS claim, where you can withdraw m-EPF apk without EMPLOYER’S SIGNATURE. See my latest publication on it in the “Compound Complaint Form of m-EPF apk – Single Form to withdraw EPF without employer”.
1) How to update or correct the details of EPF UAN online or offline?
2) 4 effective EPF withdrawal changes as of February 2016
3) New EPF withdrawal forms: withdrawal without employer signature
Along with this installation, the Minister of Labor launched the two more facilities and is located below.
- EPFO mobile application (I will explain it in the following publication).
- Activation of UAN based on SMS
- Lost calls service
m-EPF Apk Mobile App–
First you must visit the EPFO Portal and then download the link, visit the page below the download page of the m-EPF apk mobile application. The screen is seen below.
Once you download the application to your mobile, the welcome screen will be seen below.
Note that there are three sections in this application. One is for members (employees), the second is for retirees and, finally, for an employer. When we click on the MEMBER tab, the screen is shown below.
For employees, only two options are offered. One is to activate your UAN and the second is to verify your balance. To activate your UAN, click on the ACTIVATE UAN tab. Then the screen is seen below.
Here, to activate UAN, you must first select the office from the drop-down list. Later, you must enter the Establishment Code, the Extension, the Employee Number, the UAN Number and your mobile phone number. Next, check the declaration link. Finally, click on the ACTIVATE tab. This completes the UAN activation process.
After that, you can check the m-EPF apk balance by clicking on the BALANCE / PASSWORD tab of the main menu. The screen is seen below.
To verify or download the m-EPF apk book, you must enter a UAN number and a 10-digit mobile number registered. Finally, click on the SHOW tab.
Retirees can verify the information on the disbursement of the pension by entering the details, such as the PPO number and the date of birth.
SMS Based UAN Activation-
This feature is useful for those who do not use the smartphone or are not used to the applications. You must send an SMS to 7738299899. Once activated, members can receive alerts, such as credit alerts, passbooks and the like.
You may know that EPFO has already started the SMS-based EPF balance check service. In this sense, I already wrote a post and the link of it below.