How to apply for more pension on EPFO ​​portal, know step by step process here

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The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has extended the last date for applications for higher pension to May 3. In such a situation, many employed people are preparing to apply for getting more pension after retirement. If you are also associated with the job profession and want to apply for getting more pension, then we are telling you the step by step process. By following this you will be able to apply easily.

If you have retired after September 1, 2014 or are still in service-

step 1: First EPFO ​​Member e-Seva Portal – open the Here you will see the Pension on Higher Salary tab. Click on that tab.

Step 2: A new homepage will open. Click on the option “Joint Application Form” for the employees who are in service before or after 1st September 2014. Before starting the application, note down your Universal Account Number (UAN). In addition, the Aadhaar number, name and date of birth of the member must be entered in the records of the EPFO. The member must have a registered mobile number linked with Aadhaar.

Step 3: Click on “Joint Application Form” and enter the required details i.e., UAN, Name, Date of Birth, Aadhaar Number, Mobile Number linked with Aadhaar and Captcha. Then click on the option “Get OTP”. One-time password will be sent to the mobile number linked to your Aadhaar.

Step 4: After entering the OTP sent to the mobile, you will need to verify the details you have entered. If any adjustment is to be made from the EPFO ​​to the Pension Fund or any deposit is to be made in the Fund, your consent will be sought in the application form. If funds need to be transferred from Exempted Provident Fund Trust to Pension Fund, you will have to submit an undertaking to this effect along with interest till the date of payment.

The following documents have to be submitted along with the application-

  • Proof of joint option u/s 26(6) of the EPF scheme duly attested by the employer
  • Proof of joint option under provision of para 11(3) of 2014 pre-revised EPS duly attested by the employer
  • Proof of remittance to provident fund on salary exceeding the salary limit of Rs.5,000 or Rs.6,500
  • Proof of remittance to Pension Fund on salary exceeding the salary limit of Rs.5,000 or Rs.6,500, as the case may be

Step 5: Check again that all the information is filled correctly. After that fill the form and click on “Submit”. After your submission, you will get an acknowledgment number which you should keep safe.

How EPFO ​​officials will review the application form

Once you have submitted the application form, the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (RPFC) will review the application form and supporting documents. Every application will be registered and logged digitally. A token number will be given to the applicant. RPFC will convert the application into an e-file. The concerned Assistant Assistant of RPFC will check the documents and forward it to the Section Supervisor/Accounts Officer, if necessary. After this the application will be approved. If there is any problem then the applicant You can file a complaint. These will be dealt with at the level of a nominated officer.

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