EPFO to permit offline claims of over Rs 10L, navyamedia

EPFO to permit offline claims of over Rs 10L

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In a decision that could benefit crores of people, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has reverse it earlier decision and decided to accept provident fund withdrawal claims of over Rs 10 lakh via physical forms.

In February this year, EPFO made it compulsory to file online claims for PF withdrawals of over Rs 10 lakh. The rule change thankfully also applies for withdrawals of over Rs 5 lakh under Employees Pension Scheme (EPS).