New Delhi: Good news for EPF employees. Now employees can apply online to get advance for various purposes. An EPFO subscriber can take EPF advance from its EPF deposits for purposes like, purchase/construction of house, repayment of loan, non-receipt of wage for 2 months, for marriage of self/daughter/son/brother, for treatment of family member etc.
However, to apply for EPF advance online an employee must have seeded his/her Aadhaar, bank account and PAN number to his UAN.
The five easy way to apply online:
At first log in to the EPFO members’ portal using your UAN and password.
Go to the ‘Online Services’ tab on the main menu of the home page and select ‘Claim’ to generate an online request for advance.
A new page will open showing all your personal details like name, father’s name, date of birth, mobile number, Aadhaar number, PAN number, bank account detail and your date of joining of your company. If you find all the information is correct, click on “Proceed for Online Claim” tab to go ahead with online advance claim.
After click on “Proceed for Online Claim” a new page will open. In the drop-down menu shown against “I want to apply for”, select “PF ADVANCE (FORM-31).
Need to fill the purpose for which the advance is required. Click on the drop-down menu where you will be shown all available advance options that you are eligible for. You have to select the kind of advance that you want to apply for. In the next field, fill the amount you want as advance and give your current address.
This is the way that you will do it in online and get advance.