EPF stands for Employee Provident Fund. This scheme covers almost all people working under private and non-pensionable public sectors. Under this scheme a part of your salary gets deducted every month to be invested under a saving scheme. We have already covered about How To Check Employee Provident Fund (EPF) Balance Online?
To facilitate the members of EPF scheme, Employee provident fund organization (EPFO) has come up with a platform for all the PF Members, EPS Pensioner, Employer or others to register there EPF complaints or grievances online and get the status of their EPF account conveniently.
Employee provident fund account holder can enter there EPF account number to lodge complaint and get the status online.
This platform handles almost all type of EPF complaints/ grievances which can trouble you like:-
- Issue of Final Settlement / Withdrawal of PF
- Transfer of PF accumulations (F-13)
- Scheme certificate (10C)
- Settlement of pension (10D)
- Issue Of PF slip / PF Balance
- Payment of insurance benefit (5IF)
- Cheque returned / misplaced
All you have to do is visit the employee provident fund grievance management system website and fill the required fields to lodge your complaint related to any of your grievance and submit. You also have the facility for maintaining confidentiality of your grievance by setting password. You can anytime check the status of your complaint online by entering your ‘Employee Provident Fund Account Number’ and also send online reminders to the EPFO to keep intimating about your pending complaint.
If you are still not getting any satisfactory reply then you may contact the EPF office. Find the EPF directory to get the office address and phone numbers.
You can also file an RTI in case of no satisfactory answer from EPFO in time. Here is a link which covers the complete procedure of how to file an RTI for EPF. This will make you get the status of your EPF with 30 days from the date you file RTI.