Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has opened the link on the official portal for higher pension application to the members, through which eligible applicants can submit the application through joint option with the employer.
EPFO has extended the last date for submission of applications for some members to 3 May 2023, while for some members the last date is 3 March 2023 only. In such a situation, you need to know your eligibility and the last date of application because today is the last chance with you.
EPFO Higher Pension Application Last Date Changed Many Times
The Supreme Court in its decision of 4 November 2022 had allowed 4 months for higher pension application under EPS, which was later increased to 6 months. Now it has been extended till May 4, 2023 for some members. Let us inform that earlier EPFO had fixed March 3, 2023 as the last date for applying for higher pension under EPS. But, in view of other problems including not being given online option regarding the application, EPFO has extended this deadline to 3 May 2023 for some members. But, for some members this last date is March 3, 2023 only.
EPFO has given the last date for these members to 3 May 2023.
EPFO has given some members till 3 May 2023 to submit the application. According to EPFO, till May 3, 2023, those members who were members of EPF on September 1, 2014 and continued to be members of EPF on or after September 1, 2014, are being exempted from application till May 3, 2023, but have not applied for higher pension during the earlier deadline. missed applying for The link on the portal for applying for higher pension will be open only for such employees.
Deadline for application for these EPFO members is March 3, 2023
EPFO said employees who retired before September 1, 2014 and opted for higher pension under the pension scheme made their contributions, but later EPFO rejected their applications Had given. Such people will have to submit their application form on or before March 3, 2023, to get higher pension. This is because EPFO has not raised the limit for such employees. EPFO had given guidelines for such employees in the circular issued on December 29 itself. Whereas, in January 2023, EPFO has also issued an online application form for such members.