It is important to have correct bank account information in PF account. If after closing the old account, you have not linked the new account to the PF account, then you will not be able to withdraw money from your PF account.
If you have closed the bank account linked to the PF account then do not forget to get the new account linked to the PF account. Explain that the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) gives permission to its subscribers to withdraw money from EPF account.
If after closing the old account, you have not linked the new account to the PF account, then you will not be able to withdraw money from your PF account. It is important to have correct bank account information in PF account. Therefore, the information about your new bank account should be immediately updated with the PF account.
We are telling you how to update new account with PF account: –
Go to Unified Members Portal.
Log in with username and password.
Click on the Manage tab.
Select ‘KYC’ from the drop down menu.
After this, select the bank and fill the bank account number, name and IFSC code and click on ‘Save’.
This information will be visible in the approved KYC section once approved by the employer. With this, the information of the new bank account will be updated with the EPF account.
You can also check your EPF balance through EPFO portal. This is the way
Go to www.epfindia.gov.in.
Click on the ‘For Employees’ option from the ‘Our Services’ tab.
Click on ‘Member Passbook’ from the ‘Services’ tab.
You will have to enter your UAN and password to login and you will be able to see the passbook of your PF account.
Keep in mind that for this your account should be tagged with your UAN. Also, your UAN should be activated by the employer.
You can print out the passbook or download it.
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