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EPFO Update: EPFO Subscribers Alert! Interest for 2021-22 to Be Credited on This Date, Read How to Check Balance

The interest rate on deposits was reduced by the retirement fund EPFO for FY22 from 8.5 percent to 8.1 percent. Since it was 8% in 1977–1978, this is the lowest interest rate that has been recorded.

Binita Kumari
By texting EPFOHO UAN ENG to 7738299899, EPFO members who have a universal account number (UAN) and are registered on the EPFO portal can check their account balance.
By texting EPFOHO UAN ENG to 7738299899, EPFO members who have a universal account number (UAN) and are registered on the EPFO portal can check their account balance.

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization's (EPFO) 7 crore subscribers are most likely to get their PF interest payment for the fiscal year 2021–2022 in July 2022. In December 2021, the FY21 EPF interest rate was credited. However, until July 15, interest funds for FY 22 can be deposited into PF accounts. The interest rate on deposits was reduced by the retirement fund EPFO for FY22 from 8.5 percent to 8.1 percent. Since it was 8% in 1977–1978, this is the lowest interest rate that has been recorded.

Here are some ways to check your PF balance:

How to check PF balance via SMS?

By texting EPFOHO UAN ENG to 7738299899, EPFO members who have a universal account number (UAN) and are registered on the EPFO portal can check their account balance.

How to check PF balance via missed call?

Registered customers can make a missed call to 011-22901406 and receive an SMS with information about the amount of their PF account.

How to check balance via the UMANG app?

After login in using your UAN and OTP, you can also access your PF passbook on the UMANG app.

How to check PF balance via the EPFO website?

  • Visit the EPFO official website.

  • Now select the 'For Employees' option under the 'Our Services' column.

  • Select "Member Passbook" on the newly opened page.

  • You will be required to enter your password and UAN.

  • Once you log in, your passbook will appear, displaying your contribution as well as that of your employer, as well as any interest that has been earned.

How to file e-nomination online via UAN:

  • Visit the EPFO website by entering epfindia.gov.in.

  • On the site, choose the "services" button. From the dropdown menu, choose "for workers."

  • To join UAN/Online Service (OCS/OTCP), click the link.

  • Use your EPFO UAN login information to access the site.

  • Select "e-nomination" from the "manage" menu.

  • When the "Provide Details" tab appears, select "Save" from the menu.

  • To change the family declaration, select "yes."

  • To declare the entire number of shares, click on "Nomination Details."

  • To save an EPF/EDLI nomination, select that option.

  • After clicking "E-sign," an OTP will be produced; enter it using the cellphone number associated with your Aadhaar.

  • Your e-nomination for the EPFO will be finished.

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