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How to Transfer EPF Online

EPFO has made provisions on its online portal that enable members to transfer their old EPF accounts to a new one in just a few steps. The online method of transferring EPF saves a lot of time and lets the user transfer his provident fund at the comfort of his home or office. The process also involves uploading of documents online, thereby saving the employees from the hassle of getting the documents verified by the employer physically (the documents are verified digitally).

Eligibility Conditions

In order to transfer your EPF from an old account to a new one, you need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • The employee should have activated his UAN on the EPF portal here.

  • The employee should seed his bank details such as the account number and IFSC code which should have been verified by the employer at the time of making transfer request.

  • Aadhaar should also be seeded in the UAN account.

  • The Date of Joining (DoJ) and Date of Exit (DoE) should be mentioned on the portal along with the reason for exit.

  • Only one transfer request against one member ID is accepted by EPFO

  • In case of multiple EPF accounts, employees can consolidate their previous accounts using the ‘One Employee – One EPF Account’ option at