July 06, 2020

EPF Transfer Online: Transfer money deposited in old PF account to new account by pinch

If you have recently changed job, then you have two options regarding the amount deposited in the PF account. If you want, you can withdraw the amount deposited in the PF account or transfer it to the new PF account. Experts generally ask to avoid withdrawing the amount of PF. In today's time, you can transfer the amount deposited in the old PF account to the new PF account both online and offline. Through EPF's e-seva portal, PF account holders can transfer their deposits from one PF account to another PF account through online.

This is the procedure to transfer the amount deposited in PF account online:

1. Log on to the EPF Unified Member Portal.

2. Now login with your UAN and password.

3. Now go to 'Online services' option and click on 'One Member - One EPF Account (Transfer request)'.

4. Now click on Get details.

5. Now you will get the details of the PF account of the former employer.
6. Now you can choose the current or former employer to attest the form.

7. After this, select 'Get OTP' option. Now an OTP will appear on your registered mobile number. Enter it and click on submit button.

With the confirmation of details by your employer, the amount deposited in your old PF account will be transferred to the new PF account.

It is important to keep these things in mind before transferring PF account online:

1. EPF account holders must be activated on the UAN member e-seva portal.

2. Account holders should ensure that the bank account number, Aadhaar number and other details entered on the member portal are correct. Also the bank account and Aadhaar should be digitally accepted by the employer and UIDAI.

3. You can update the date of leaving the old company by yourself on the member portal after two months of joining a new job. Keep in mind that for PF transfer it is necessary to update the date of leaving the job.

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