What is EPF?

Before going further, let us clear the term of this article EPF which stands for Employment Provident Fund. It is a retirement scheme that has been introduced by the government of India and managed by the Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation. Under this scheme, the employer and the employees both contribute equal amount so that they can enjoy the perks of retirement. They both contribute 12% of the employee’s basic salary. This percentage is set by the government and it is to be contributed each month. In this article, we will enlighten you about how to access UAN login passbook.

Apart from this, you can apply for EPF registration, ESI registration with LegalRaasta. 

What is EPF e-Passbook?

UAN login passbook

The feature of e-passbook is offered by the EPFO to all its subscribers. EPFO is an online version of the EPF account statement or status book. Those who want to make use of it must register themselves on the UAN website. All the transaction details pertaining to the account is recorded including employer contribution, employee contribution, withdrawals, and interest earnings. Besides, all the KYC details like the name, date of birth, Aadhaar number, PAN number, and the bank account number is also recorded there. There are a number of ways to check the EPFO Account statements. However, the subscribers can visit the EPFO portal and enter their UAN (Universal Account Number) with a password. Through this, the user can download their e-passbook not only single time but also multiple times in a month and handle your finance efficiently.
Following are the important features of UAN login passbook that you must know:
  1. The feature of e-passbook on the EPFO website can be utilized by employees who have registered on the Unified Member Portal. They can easily view the member passbook on this website.
  2. All the subscribers can smoothly access to the UAN login passbook and enjoy its perks after 6 hours of registering themselves on this Unified Portal.
  3. In case of a change in the credentials on the site, e-passbook will reflect it after a period of 6 hours.
  4. All the updated entries have been cleared by the different EPFO field offices in the e-passbook.

How can you Access the UAN login Passbook?

To login the passbook online, the members are required to be registered on the unified member portal. Soon after the 6 hours of registration, members can view their passbook online. But this UAN login passbook facility will not be available for exempted establishments members, settled members, and In-operative members.

There are following simple steps that you need to be followed:


Go to EPF Portal and click on ‘Our Services’ on the dashboard and click on ‘For Employees’


Then click on “Member passbook”


Fill the following details to log in your account.

You can also download EPFO app through UMANG (Unified mobile app for new governance) website.

How to register for e-passbook?

First, you have to activate your UAN. This can be done by going to the website: https://unifiedportal.epfindia.gov.in. As soon as it is authenticated, it will be possible to download the e-passbook after 3 working days. All you need to click over “Download e-passbook” by logging in to the member portal. For login, you have to enter your UAN number and password.

How to Check Your Account Balance?

There are several modes of checking account balance:

  1. EPFO Portal
  2. SMS
  3. Missed call
  4. UMANG App

Let us discuss it one-by-one in brief:

  • EPFO Portal

We have already discussed the procedure of login passbook. The procedure will be the same for this also as entire information will be given there after login the passbook at the same EPF Portal.

  • SMS

Here is the number 7738299899 at which you can send SMS to check your balance of EPF. You need to follow the format for sending a message which is EPFOHO UAN ENG where ENG is the three characters of the language you prefer. There are following languages out of which you can choose anyone:

  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Telugu
  4. Punjabi
  5. Gujarati
  6. Marathi
  7. Malayalam
  8. Tamil
  9. Kannada
  10. Bengali

Send a message from the registered mobile number. This also may happen that you may not receive any message in case your employer-provided your Aadhaar, PAN and bank account and that was digitally approved. Hence, in this case, you must contact your employer immediately.

On contrary, when your message is successfully accepted, an SMS is received from EPFO which states the KYC document details, the contribution made along with the current balance in the account.

  • Missed call

This is another way of checking your balance. But the account holder must ensure that the KYC details have been linked and integrated with the UAN. When your KYC details have been successfully linked you may give a missed call at 011-22901406 from your registered number. Then you will receive an SMS regarding the account balance.

  • UMANG App

It has access to the EPFO account. For checking your balance through an App you must follow the steps stated below:

  • Download the app from the given link at the top of the article on your phone.
  • Choose the EPFO option on the app.
  • Select on ‘Employee Centric Service’ option.
  • Enter your UAN.
  • You will receive an OTP number on the registered mobile number.
  • Now, enter the OTP received.
  • Give a click on ‘view passbook’ under the EPFO option.


For further more details regarding EPF registration, ESI Registration, PAN Card registration, TAN registration, you can visit our website: LegalRaatsa and can follow our blog. Our experts will take you to the next step of registration procedure and guide you in the best possible ways regarding the company formation and day-to-day issues. Hurry up! Give us a call today at 8750008585 and feel free to send your query on Email: contact@legalraasta.com.

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