How to Apply for PF Withdrawal using Umang App

The Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance (UMANG) has been developed to provide a single platform for all pan India e-Gov services starting from local to central government and other citizen-centric facilities. Under this app, you can avail 1001 services and 140 departments. The UMANG app also allows you to withdraw your provident fund (PF) with just a smart phone and an internet connection.

How to Apply for PF Withdrawal using Umang App

The steps to withdraw Provident Fund are as follows:

  1. Download UMANG app from Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store.
  2. Visit the search menu and go to the option EPFO (Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation)
  3. Select the option ‘Employee Centric’, and hit the button ‘Raise Claim’.
  4. Enter the EPF (Employee Provident Fund) UAN number.
  5. You will get an OTP in your registered mobile phone. Type in this OTP at the right place and select your preferred withdrawal type.
  6. You will receive a claim reference number on your registered cell phone which you have to store carefully. You can use this reference number to keep a track on the claim status of the PF withdrawal.

Requirements for EPF claims

Before applying for PF withdrawal, you need to have followed certain procedures to streamline the process.

  • Your KYC details must be verified and approved.
  • Your UAN number must be linked to your Aadhaar card
  • You must also link your Aadhaar card to your Umang app
  • Lastly, you must also link your phone number with your Aadhaar card

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