EPF Online Refund | UMANG App | Eligibility | Facilities – To refund the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) or get an advance, now the provident fund office and companies will not have to bend around. For this, the Employees Provident Fund Organization has started online facility through the UMANG App.
In this, the EPF will get the money in the bank account within three days. So far, after leaving the job, the EPF office and company would have to cut through the EPF refund or to get advance between them. Those coming from far-flung areas had to sit for hours in order to complete the formalities. PF’s money was available months later, but now it is going to get rid of this problem. The online facility has started for this.
Eligibility For EPF Online Refund
To get the EPF online refund after leaving the job or before getting the advance, the account must be linked to the Aadhaar number and the bank account number. It must be verified by the employer of the company. So far, two lakh 40 thousand workers in Uttarakhand have linked the EPF account and bank account numbers, which can avail of this facility.
Facilities Under UMANG App
After leaving the job, you can refund the EPF. Advance can also be taken during the job, but it must meet some conditions. The required service period in order take advance for the house is necessary for five years and seven years for marriage purpose. Advance treatment can be taken at any time for the treatment of the disease. You can also see the statement of PF every month. Elderly employees, who are taking EPF pension, can also submit their life certificates through UMANG app.
Our article on EPF Withdrawal Claim Using UMANG App – Download & View Passbook, Track claim status will guide you completely.
How To Download UMANG App
If you have Android Mobile, you can download the app from the Google Play Store. It has to be linked with your Aadhar. After entering the Aadhaar number, four digits OTP will come via SMS on mobile. After inserting OTP, you will be registered in the UMANG app. There are more than 100 facilities in the Government of India, including the EPF service. You can also download this app from www.epfindia.gov.in
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