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What is the last date for e-nomination in EPFO?

What is the last date for e-nomination in EPFO?

Deeksha Somani / Updated: Mar 28, 2022, 04:58PM IST
What is the last date for e-nomination in EPFO
Launched by the Government of India in 1951, the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is a non-constitutional body that recommends employees to save funds for retirement. EPFO has directed all its subscribers to complete e-nomination of their PF accounts by March 31, 2022. Also, the organization has issued a warning stating that whoever fails to complete the procedure by March 31 will not be able to use certain facilities provided by the EPFO.

  1. What happens if e-nomination is not done in EPFO?
    If e-nomination is not done in EPFO then the account balance might get stuck thus raising problems for the family members in case there’s any mishappening with the account holder.

  2. What is e nomination for EPF?
    The e-nomination for EPF is very important for online payment of pension, PF, and EDLI scheme which is up to Rs 7 lakh to eligible family members.

  3. Is it mandatory to e-nomination in EPFO?
    The e-nomination process has been made mandatory by the EPF for account holders to check their PF account balance.

  4. How can I complete e-nomination in EPFO?
    Follow the steps mentioned below:
    • Go to the official website of EPFO i.e. https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php
    • Go to the ‘Services’ tab and from the drop-down menu, click on the tab ‘For employees’
    • Now, go to ‘Member UAN/ Online Service (OCS/OTP)’ and log in using Universal Account Number (UAN) and password
    • In the ‘Manage’ tab, click on the option ‘e-nomination’ and further enter your permanent and current address
    • Select the option ‘Yes’ to change your family declaration
    • Enter nominee details and click on ‘Save’ and then click on ‘Proceed’
    • Now, enter your Aadhaar number and the OTP that you have received on your registered mobile number

  5. What are the benefits of e-nomination in EPFO?
    • Insurance of up to Rs 7 lakh for eligible nominees
    • Online claim settlement if the account holders dies
    • Claim settlement is paperless and speedy
    • Online payment of PF and pension

  6. Is e nomination mandatory for PF withdrawal?
    E-nomination is mandatory before the withdrawal of PF.

  7. Who will approve e nomination in EPF?
    The employer approves or rejects the e-nomination after satisfying himself with the genuineness of the nomination form.

  8. How many nominees are there in the EPF account?
    Every EPF account should have a nominee so that the funds can be transferred in case of the account holder’s death. The EPF account can have more than one nominee and the proportion of funds can be fixed for each nominee.


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