Even if the EPF Passbook facility is down due to some issues, PF Balance can be checked in different ways such as by using a missed call facility or by using SMS or through the UMANG app. Though this won’t display the monthly PF credits made by your employer, it will still display the balance.
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Passbook Balance Check by Missed Call
Place a missed call to the number 9966044425. After the call, you will receive an SMS containing the PF Balance along with your UAN number and other details such as when the PF amount was last credited
Passbook Balance Check by SMS
Send an SMS from your registered mobile number in this format Send “EPFOHO UAN” to 7738299899. After a few minutes, you will receive an SMS containing the Balance along with your UAN number
The above 2 methods don’t require UAN and the balance can be easily checked without the need for remembering your UAN number. Apart from these methods, you can also check the UAN balance using UMANG APP which can be downloaded from the Play Store