EPFO: Private sector employees invest in Provident Fund (PF) of Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to make their future secure. Every month a fixed amount is deposited in the PF account from the salary of the employees. Your company or employer (owner) also does the same amount. Have you ever chucked that your company is collecting a share in it? If not, then first check your PF account passbook (PF E-statement) to see how much money is being deposited in your account.
Many information is available from e-statement
EPF passbook (EPFO e-statement) helps in knowing how much money has been deposited by you and your company. EPF passbook (EPF e-statement) helps in knowing how much deduction can be claimed from the total income under section 80C.
It is very important to register on EPFO website
First of all you have to visit the official website https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/. After that click on Activate UAN. A new page will open on your screen. UAN, Aadhaar, PAN and other complete details have to be entered. Remember that some information is required to be entered. Now click on ‘Get Authorization PIN’. A new page will open on your screen. All the information entered in it has to be verified. Then OTP will be sent to the mobile. Enter the OTP and click on ‘Validate OTP and Activate UAN’. On activation of UAN, you will get SMS with password. This password must be used to log in to your account.
How to download EPF passbook
To download EPF passbook, first of all click on the official website of EPFO https://passbook.epfindia.gov.in/MemberPassBook/Login.jsp.
After that enter UAN number, Password and Captcha.
Then click on Login option.
Now if you want to see the passbook, then select the Member ID.
After this, you will see the EPF passbook on the screen, by clicking on which you can download the passbook in PDF.
While downloading the passbook, keep in mind that you cannot view the passbook of Exempted PF Trust. Only the company has the right to see them.