March 2018

Mandatory submission of claims through online

Effective from 27th February 2018, EPFO mandates that in case the amount of claim settlement is above Rs.10 lacs for PF claims and Rs.5 lacs in respect of the EPS withdrawal claims, the claim form must be accepted through online mode only.

Notification on Mandatory submission of claims through online


Regulatory Alert on EPFO permits UAN Generation without Aadhar for enrolment in EPS under Certain Cases

As per the EPFO Circular dated 26th March 2018, the EPFO has cited concerns of some employers in initial enrolment due to non-possession of Aadhar number. Thus, in order to avoid delay in remittance of contributions of new employees joining without possessing Aadhar number, PF department has decided to make available an additional route for allotment of UAN for enrolment as the member of Employees Pension Scheme, 1995.

EPFO permits UAN Generation without Aadhar