[How to] Check PF (Provident Fund) Balance Online in India

If you are government employee or employed by Private Firm in India, you can check your provident Fund Balance Online through Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation Website.

Updated : Recently, government has launched other way to check your PF balance. Easiest one is by miss call from your mobile. Just miss call to 011-22901406. You will receive balance in SMS. Isn’t it easy? Give your comments below.

You can find your PF Balance at http://www.epfindia.com/site_en/, a web portal managed under Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India.

You can follow below steps to know your PF Balance.

1) Go to http://epfoservices.in/epfo/member_balance/member_balance_office_select.php

2) Select PF Office State. For Example : Maharashtra. (See below image.)

provident fund - screen 1

3) After selecting state, page will list out available EPFO office in selected State. Click on your EPFO Office name.

provident fund - select EPFO office

4)  Clicking on your PF office name will show “Member Balance Information” (see below image).

provident fund - member balance information

5) In above screen, you can enter your PF account details. Here you will see first two autofilled up textbox for Employee PF Account number. Now, you need to enter remaining three boxes (3rd, 4th and 5th) of “Employee PF Account number“.


  • 3rd textbox is for Establishment code – Maximum 7 Digits,
  • 4th textbox is for  Extension – Maximum 3 Characters / Can be left blank in case no extension
  • 5th textbox is for your Account Number – Maximum 7 Digits

Now, suppose your PF number in salary slip is MH/456895/488 then your establishment code is 456895 and your account number is 488. If you don’t have extension number, you can leave 4th textbox as blank.  (see above screenshot.)

6) Give your name as per your EPF Slip and enter your current mobile number.

7) Check Agree button and click on Submit button. You will receive SMS from EPFO in a few mins.

SMS Format will be as below.

EPF Balance in A/c No. <Your Account Number> is EE Amt : Rs XXXX, ER Amount : Rs. YYYY as on <last PF Date> (Accounts updated upto 31-03-<year>)

If above steps doesn’t work then check FAQ and if not answered then better visit EPFO office.

FAQ : http://members.epfoservices.in/faq.php
EPFO office location : http://www.epfindia.com/jurisdictionNew.asp

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