EPFO extends the deadline for submitting the PF application. Step by step guide to add an EPF candidate online

The government extended the deadlines for several sectors in various announcements during the last days of December. During the celebration, the organization of the Center-backed Employee Provident Fund, or EPFO, said that members can now file applications in their EPF accounts beyond the last day of December, which was the date prescribed limit to do the job. This time, he did not specify a deadline. However, the government-backed pension body encouraged account holders to file an electronic application as soon as possible. The pension body announced the decision in a tweet and said it was extremely important to secure the future of family members by filing the EPF electronic application.

The latest move came after many users complained about issues in the EPFO ​​portal when submitting an electronic application. According to several users who complained on Twitter, the EPFO ​​portal does not allow them to apply and displays an error message every time they try to do the job.

“It is essential that underwriters register appointments to care for and protect their spouses, children and parents through FP, pension and insurance online,” the EPFO in a press release. The purpose of filing the nomination is to guarantee the benefits for the dependents of the PF account holder in the event of a mishap with him. account.

Almost all salaried people in India have an account with the Employees Provident Fund, which serves as their source of income after retirement. Each month, a certain amount of money is taken from the employee’s salary, which is credited to him after retirement. The same amount of money is also provided by the employee’s business each month.

Although EPFO ​​did not specify a deadline for submitting an electronic application, it reiterated that adding a candidate is an extremely important task and should be done as soon as possible.

How to submit an EPF application online

Here is how you can apply for EPF from the official website of the Organization of the Employee Provident Fund

Step 1: Open any internet browser and go to the official EPFO ​​website or click epfindia.gov.in.

Step 2: among the options available, press “Service”

Step 3: A new set of options will appear, and you need to choose the one that reads – “For Employees”

Step 4: Click on “UAN Member / Online Service (OCS / OTP)

Step 5: Log in with the UAN and password you set earlier

Step 6: Under the “Manage” tab, click on the “E-nomination” option

Step 7: A reading tab – “Provide details” will appear on your screen, click “Save”

Step 8: press the “Yes” option to update the family declaration

Step 9: Click “Add Family Details” and fill in the required information. Note that you can add more than one candidate.

Step 10: Now click on “Appointment Details” to report the total share amount. Once done, click on ‘Save EPF appointment’

Step 11: Select ‘E-sign’ to generate the OTP which will appear on the mobile number linked to your Aadhaar number

Note that after this, your e-nomination will be registered with EPFO. You are not required to send documents to the employer or the ex-employer. If a member of EPFO ​​is still facing questions, they can log onto the official site at epfindia.gov.in.

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