Have you raised your request for EPF withdrawal or Account transfer or Name and Date of Birth correction, then check your EPF claim status online or on login to UAN member portal, check the process for online and mobile app…
So, the basic explanation for EPF is that a percentage of money is deducted from your salary account every month till the day of your retirement during your working with different companies, and this money is later returned to you as a retirement fund for your betterment and to make your retirement healthy.
So there can be times when someone would like to withdraw the EPF money before the retirement date which is possible under special withdrawal circumstances where necessary paperwork is to be issued, but in both the cases of EPF money withdrawal, once the processing is done you will be able to follow up in order to check EPF claim status from online as well.
Yes, in any case of money withdrawal either special or the normal retirement the EPFO has to approve your claim of the money on the reasons required.
Sometimes this process takes 15 to 30 days as well but in the case of a retirement claim process it is done quicker, but there are times when you might not get an update on the progress and that is when you can make use of the EPF claim status checking process which can help you understand the progress of your claim.
Check EPF Claim Status Online
Now let me take you through the exact steps required to be followed in order to check your status for EPF claim online through the below-mentioned guides
UAN Portal Guide
- The official UAN Portal can be used in order to check your claim status for the EPFO account as instructed below.
- First, open the UAN official website and then login with your details under the Member e-Seva account
- After logging in, click on Online Services from the top menu section and then under it you need to click on the Track Claim Status option
- Next from the claim reference number, click on the drop-down option and select the claim number which you want to check the status for and then click on the View Claim Status option
Find EPF Claim Status on UMANG App
UMANG app is a specially designed application from the EPFO organization for their users who can use this mobile application in order to check the claim progress easily.
- Open the UMANG app and then click on the EPFO option from the homepage
- After that click on Employee centric option and under this select Track Claim
- Then you need to enter your UAN, and OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number
- Enter the OTP and then you will be able to see all the available claim status
Unfortunately, no, UMANG app is based on your UAN number and without it you will not be able to check your EPF claim status and you won’t be able to use any EPFO feature without it as well.
In case if you do not have your active UAN number then you can visit the EPFO official website and then check the claim status via your EPF account details.
In cases like these, the claim status has been recently updated as settled as your withdrawal for EPF money claim has been approved, but it will take at least 7 minimum working days for the money to appear in your bank account.
The simpler reason why most of the EPF claim is rejected is because of incomplete KYC, and Yes, you will have to update both your Aadhaar card and then PAN card details on both your UAN & EPFO account to ensure your EPF claim is not rejected