EPF Pension on Higher Salary with New EPFO FAQs

EPF Pensioners who has not allowed to get pension on higher salary now allowed to exercise the EPF Pension on higher salary online application through EPFO member portal, Also check the latest EPFO Higher Pension FAQs released on 13.12.2023.

Lets us check how to apply EPF pension on higher salary online application in easy steps without UAN Login. Along this, you may also check some main terms issued by EPFO authority as per judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court. Let us check as follows

EPF Pension on Higher Salary Online Application

  1. Open your browser with the link https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberInterfacePohw/
  2. Click on Application form for validation of joints options
  3. Tap on Click here for Validation of joint options for the employees who had retired before 01.09.2014
    • Make ready with EPFO PPO number, Members Aadhaar Number, Name, Date of Birth and valid Mobile number as per EPFO records
  4. Enter PPO Number, Name, Date of Birth, Aadhaar Number, Aadhaar Linked Mobile Number, Captcha
  5. Accept the Consent and Click Get OTP
  6. Enter OTP, Click Submit
  7. Get Authorization PIN,
  8. Validate User
  9. Submit Application
  10. Note down the Acknowledgement number

The following pensioners may apply digitally online with the above process for validating their options, if any, by the concerned EPF Regional Office

  • The pensioners who as employees had contributed under paragraph 26(6) of EPF Scheme on salary exceeding the prevalent wage ceiling of Rs 5000/-or 6500/- and
  • Exercised joint option under the provision to Para 11(3) of the pre-amendment scheme while being members of EPS95, and
  • Their exercise of such option declined by PF authorities.

EPFO Higher Pension Offline Application

The following are the manual application forms to be submitted to EPFO commisioner of the concerned establishment through employer to opt for EPF higher pension

Joint Declaration Form 26(6) for Higher Pension Application Form Pdf

Joint Option Form for Higher Pension Pdf Download

Information on EPF Higher Pension

Each application may registered and digitally logged. The receipt number will be provided to the applicant. The application will land into employer’s login whose verification with e-sign will be essential for further processing.

RPFC will cause each application which converted into e-file, as far as possible. The concerning dealing assistant will examine the papers including note on receipt of due amount in Pension Fund. This may mark the case to Section Supervisor I Account Officer.

The concerning SS I AO will mark out any discrepancies and send it with the rule position to APFC I RPFC-11 who after due examination will put the case to Officer-in charge of RO.

The OIC shall examine each case of pension on higher salary and dispose it by passing a speaking order that shall be intimated to the applicant through e-mail/post. Efforts made to intimate them through telephone/SMS.

Any grievance by the applicant registered on EPFiGMS after submission of his request form and payment of due contribution, if any. The registration of such grievance shall be under specified category of higher pension with reference to Supreme Court Judgment dated 04.11.2022. All such grievances addressed and disposed of at the level of Nominated Officer. Grievances monitored by the Officer in-Charge of Regional Office and Zonal Office.

EPFO FAQS released on 13.12.2023

Employee Provident Fund Organisation has released the latest FAQs in English and Hindi Version on 13.12.2023 for the sake of exact clarification among the member queries, Let’s check and clear your doubts with EPFO FAQs dated 13.12.2023.

6 thoughts on “EPF Pension on Higher Salary with New EPFO FAQs”

  1. Pension on Higher Salary: Online application for validation of Joint Option. I am getting every time this error { err:enc_dec_00 form parameters tampered} please let me know the solution for this error.

  2. Hello Sir,

    I am applying for my father, but every time it shows that ENTER VALID PPO NO. ( But we have original PPO NO)

    Request you to look into the matter and please let us know what is the solution for this issue.

  3. Hello Sir,

    I am applying for my father, but every time it shows that the name or date of birth is not matching with the PPO records.

    Request you to look into the matter and please let us know what is the solution for this issue.

  4. Reference my comment dated 27 February 2023 “Name is not matching as per PPO records, no reply from the department. Even PF Office , Chandigarh didn’t bothered to reply my emails regarding the same problem.

  5. Same is the case with me. I went to RO of Chandigarh Provident Fund Commissioner to solve this problem, but the concerned official at the reception was not ready to listen anything and refused ne to go to the pension section. Their official website is also not working.

  6. sir
    we couldn’t connect the site, every time message pop out NAME IS NOT MATCHING as per PPO records.

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