Due to COVID-19 and to prevent the community spread of coronavirus, the retirement fund body the employees provident fun organization has requested their subcribers including all their employers, people taking pensions to take the various online services and do not visit the EPFO offices.
They said- In view of government of India guidelines to contain spreading of COVID-19, Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) advises it members, pensioners and employers to avail various online services offered by EPFO, from the comfort of their homes, and to avoid visiting EPFO offices,
According to this statement, these services are online and can be used easily including the services like activating the UAN and seeding it with aadhar, option of generating the employee universal account number, linking PAN and mobile number.
Apart from these, they can also view the balance in their passbook, transfer funds from the accounts, make nomination and do such.
Also, a pensioner can also download the pension payment order and preserve it in digilocked and update their jeewan praman online any time.