If your date of birth is wrong in PF records, then now you have no need to worry.
How to update date of birth in PF records: If your date of birth is wrong in PF records, then now you have no need to worry. Now you can easily update it sitting at home. It can be done online. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has given this information to all its subscribers by tweeting. He has shared a link of a YouTube video, which explains how to update the birth date in the PF record. Let’s know.
How to update date of birth in EPFO record
If the difference in your date of birth is less than three years, then in that case you will have to submit your Aadhaar or e-Aadhaar on the EPFO Unified Member Portal.
Whereas, if the difference in your date of birth is more than three years, then in that case, you will have to submit one of the following documents along with Aadhaar or e-Aadhaar on the EPFO Unified Member Portal:
- Any school or education related certificate
- Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar of Births and Deaths
- Certificate based on service records of Central or State Government entities
- Any credible document issued by any government department like driving license, ESIC card etc.
- Medical certificate issued by civil surgeon after examining the member
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You will have to submit the request to correct the date of birth online on the EPFO Unified Member Portal. For this you can visit this link: https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/
Let us tell you that there is a big facility available to the people who get the Provident Fund or PF salary. 12% of the basic salary of most employees is deposited in the PF account every month. The same amount is deposited every month in the employee’s account on behalf of the company.
It is important for the Pleasant Provident Fund (EPF) account holder to nominate a person for his account. With this, in case of your death, the nominee of your account can easily claim the amount in the PF account. It is important to ensure that your family members (who are usually nominees) can easily claim your EPF corpus.
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