Important news for job seekers! EPFO gives relief to crores of PF account holders, will be able to take Kovid advance for the second time

New Delhi. In view of the problems being faced by the people during the Corona period, EPFO ​​has provided the facility to the people to withdraw advance amount from PF account for the second time. Let us tell you that last year also EPFO ​​​​allowed its subscribers to withdraw money to meet the emergent needs due to the pandemic. That is, now you can take advantage of non-refundable (non-refundable) Covid-19 advance for the second time from your PF account.

According to the order, PF subscribers have been allowed to withdraw the basic salary (Basic Salary + Dearness Allowance ie DA) for three months or up to 75 per cent of the amount deposited in their PF account (whichever is less), which is to be refunded. Needless to. If you want, you can also apply for a lower amount.

These people will also get benefitThe Ministry of Labor said in a statement that to help its subscribers during the second wave of the corona pandemic, the EPFO ​​has allowed its members to take the Kovid-19 advance for the second time, which will not have to be refunded. Those who have already taken advance from their PF account last year can also take advantage of this new offer.

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How to do PF Advance Withdraw

You can follow these steps by visiting EPFO ​​portal or you can also file claim for PF advance through UMANG app.

>> Log in to the member interface of EPFO’s Unified Portal (

>> Now go to Online Services and click on Claim (Form-31,19,10C, 10D).

>> Enter the last 4 digits of your bank account and verify.

>> Then click on Proceed for Online Claim.

>> Now select Outbreak of Pandemic (Covid-19).

>> Enter the amount you need.

>> Now upload the scanned copy of the bank account check.

>> Click on Get Aadhaar OTP and enter the OTP.

>> In this way your claim will be submitted and money will be credited to your bank account within 3 days.

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