How to Claim EPF amount for Corona Virus Relief (COVID-19)


As you know Central Government has announced all the EPF Subscribers can withdraw the EPF amount from their account not exceeding 3 months of the Basic wages. Here is the step by step process about how to do it.

if you have not updated aadhaar No or Bank Details or Mobile number, see here how to update all the details in UAN portal


Steps for Withdrawing Corona virus relief:
1: Login into UAN account as shown by entering the UAN no and password as shown in the below url – https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/

2: Click on Online services and choose Claim as shown from the below option

3: Enter the last 4 digits of your bank account and click on Verify button to verify your bank account

4: Click on Yes in the next screen

5: Then click on “Proceed for Online Claim”

6: Then in the next screen, click on “PF Advance Form-31” in the “I want to apply for”

7: Once Form-31 is selected it will ask for the reason, In the reason select “Outbreak of Pandemic (COVID-19)”


8: Enter the amount that you need and address also. The amount should not be greater than 3 month’s basic wages including DA (Suppose if you are basic is 20,000, then you can apply for a maximum amount of only 60,000)

9: Then upload the scanned copy of your cheque as shown and the it can be either cheque or Passbook and the image size or scanned copy should be between 100KB to 500 KB

10 : Then select the checkbox as shown and click on “Get Aadhaar OTP”

11: Enter the Aadhaar OTP in the below box and click on Validate OTP and submit Claim Form

12: Once you have clicked on the Validate OTP and Submit Claim Form you will get a message as displayed below which indicates your Claim has been successfully submitted

You can click on the PDF to get the below details


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