It is necessary to keep a track of your PF balance if you have an EPF account. Your organization makes the employee and the employer contribution every month to your EPF account and keeps on accumulating funds. Therefore, it is necessary to check the available PF balance in your account. But you need to activate your UAN before you check the PF balance. So, in this article, you can see how to check PF balance after UAN activation. You must be aware of the UAN activation process but here you can see the process to have the PF balance check. There are many methods to know the exact available balance in your PF account and you can choose any method to have the PF balance inquiry.
PF Balance Check via SMS
The simplest method to know the balance of your EPF account is by sending an SMS to the toll-free number. You will have to send an SMS for the PF Balance inquiry from your mobile to check the available balance in your EPF account. You will have to compose a message and type EPFOHO UAN and send it to 7738299899. Once you send the SMS to this number, you will receive the details about your PF balance on the same mobile phone.
EPFO gives you the advantage to change the preferred language in which you want to receive the message of your EPF balance. There are multiple languages available for the PF Balance Check in which you can receive the details of your EPF balance through an SMS. EPFO allows you to select the language in which you want to receive messages about your EPF balance. The PF Balance Check is available in a variety of languages, and you can receive details about your EPF balance via SMS. There are different SMS Codes for different languages to check the PF balance.
Know PF balance via Umang App
The second method to know the PF balance is through the UMANG Application. You will have to download the Umang Application on your Smartphone and make sure you have a solid internet connection.
- Download the Umang App from the App Store or Play Store on your mobile phone.
- Register on the Umang App if you are using for the first time and go through the UAN Activation Process if you haven’t activated UAN.
- After activating UAN, log in using your UAN and the password.
- Then in the search box, you will have to search for Passbook.
- Finally, download the passbook and you can check your EPF account balance.
Checking PF balance via missed call
You can check your PF balance even through a missed call and it is an offline method to inquire about the PF balance. You will just have to give a missed call to 011-22901406 and know your PF balance. Make sure you give the missed call from your registered mobile number to know the available balance in your PF account. This method is the easiest to have the PF balance check after UAN Activation because you will just need a normal mobile phone without an internet connection.
Once you give the missed to the toll-free number the EPFO will send an SMS with all the details of the PF balance on your mobile phone. You can even view the last credited amount of your PF account in the SMS received by you. Make sure that the missed call given by you is from the registered mobile number.
So, you know the various methods to check PF balance after UAN Activation. You have to make your own choice because all methods will give you the exact figure of your PF balance.