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Employee Provident Fund Forms [EPF Forms]

This page will offer details on various forms that are required for enrolling and claiming the benefits that are offered under Employee Provident Fund Scheme (EPF).

EPF Form 9 (revised)

Form 9 is used for people who want to become part of  Employee Provident Fund or Employee Pension Fund

EPF Form 13 (revised) (This form has been changed)

[Note, this form has been changed, please see at the end of the article.]Form 13 is used to transfer the Provident Fund account of a member from one establishment to another establishment.

EPF Form 14

Form 14 is used as an application for financing a life insurance policy out of Provident Fund account.

EPF Form 19

Form 19 should be submitted by a member to withdraw his Provident Fund dues on leaving service/retirement/termination.

EPF Form 20

Form 20 should be used in the event of death of member. This form is to be used by a nominee / family member to claim the member’s Provident Fund accumulation.

EPF Form 31

Form 31 is used by Provident Fund members to avail advances / withdrawals as provided in the scheme. A declaration has to be submitted along with Form 31 as well.


Here are the forms that are required for enrolling and claiming the benefits that are offered under Employee Pension Scheme.

Form 10-C

Form 10-C should be used for claiming following benefits:

  • Refund of Employer share.
  • Withdrawal benefit
  • Scheme certificate for retention of membership

Form 10-D

Form 10-D is to be submitted by the first claimant i.e.

  • member or
  • widow/widower or
  • orphan or
  • nominee as the case may be

Life Certificate/Non Re-Marriage Certificate [LCNM]

This certificate has to be submitted by the pensioner in order to get the benefit


Following are the forms that claimants have to fill up for withdrawal of Insurance Funds Benefits under Employees Deposit linked Insurance Scheme, 1976

Form 5 (I.F)

Form 5 should be preferred by the person eligible to receive the Employees’ Provident Fund dues of the deceased member who died while in services.


Following are other General Purpose Forms:

Statement IW – 1

This is the Statement of Employees qualifying for membership as International Workers

Advanced Stamped Receipt

Copy of Advanced Stamped Receipt


Recent Updated News: On Thursday 4th July, 2013, EPFO has released a new Transfer Claim Form. This has been done to aid online transfer of account for all employees under the Provident Fund Scheme.

Revised Transfer Claim form

This new form has come into effect from July 4th 2013. The earlier Form 13 for transfer of PF account from one company to other has been deprecated and Revised transfer claim form will be used henceforth

The revised form will have the following salient features:
-  The form can be presented after verification, either through the present employer or previous employer. Earlier the form could be submitted after verification only through the present employer.

- This form can be submitted online as well as in physical form. The facility of online submission of this form will be given shortly after process of collecting the digital signature of the employer is completed.

- Employee will be allowed to submit their applications online, if their employer is having registered digital signature.

- Status of application will be sent by EPFO office through SMS and email.

If you have any questions about this form, please search on this site or you can also head to official Employee Provident Fund site

15 comments

  1. Tapas kumar ojha

    Sir I want to withdraw my EPF money. The problem is like follows: I have worked for two diff companies in past 2 yrs and I have resigned from both. I do have two diff EPF nos. Is there any process to apply online for withdrawal? Is it possible through OTCP(Online Transfer Claim portal) of EPFO? Awaiting your valuable reply Tapas

  2. Tapas kumar ojha

    Sir I want to withdraw my EPF money. The problem is like follows: I have worked for two diff companies in past 2 yrs and I have resigned from both. I do have two diff EPF nos. Is there any process to apply online for withdrawal? Is it possible through OTCP(Online Transfer Claim portal) of EPFO? Awaiting your valuable reply Tapas

  3. SIR I WANT TO WITHDRAWAL EPF MONEY DUE TO ANY REASON,I AM NOT REGINE FROM THE COMPANY BUT I WANT TO TAKEOUT E PF MONEY.AND THIS IS POSSIBLE SO TELL ME SIR HOW WILL I GET EPF MONEY.

  4. My sister marrage on december how to apply pf ,7years complited in the organize ,pls help me

  5. I use to work for Firstsource Bangalore now i have left the its been almost a year now and i want to apply for my provident fund i have spoken to the HR department and the ask me to come down to the office in Bangalore but i am not able to go as i am in Guwahati close to my home town i just want to know if i can apply for my pf in guwahati itself so that i don’t have to go to Bangalore and how do i apply for the provident fund here in guwahati. Thanks & Regards Parash Rai

  6. i want to get registered as member in EPF kindly ket me know the process

  7. I have left my job . I want to withdraw my epf claim . how to apply and which form have to fill up . plz guide me .

  8. Hi , iam bindu.p ,l left my job august 1 st. I want to withdraw my epf claim . how to apply and which form have to fill up

  9. Dear Sir, Kindly arrange new form for Form13

  10. Hi, I am an NRI for past 2 years, and the company (in India) through which i have come abroad is closing its business. What will happen to my EPF account? Also do i need to withdraw my balance and close the account? Thanks, Hitesh

  11. form9 epfo missing

  12. we are employee of a concern, and we get facility 7housrs/work /day.and 4hours in saturday.169 hours in a month.but now our employer introuce 8hours/day and 208hrs./month. please provide us latest labour laws to prevent these kind of rules. and give some guide lines how much minimum salary would be for 208 hrs. working. sbh

  13. Its very helpful for understanding matters in the field of work related to HR.

  14. I am mahantesh i studying in msw HR. regarding i want need for all HR RELATED books @ labor laws @ HRM @ communication

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