EPFO Claim Form 19 – PF (Provident Fund) Final Settlement

Last Updated at: Sep 02, 2022
EPFO claim form 19 - PF final settlement
The EPFO Members were permitted to take non-refunded advances from their EPF account to resolve the financial distress created by the coronavirus shutdown.


Employee Provident Fund is a retirement benefit saving scheme for the workforce engaged in a corporate set-up or organised sector in India. The EPF is one of the main savings platform for all employees working in government, public, or private sector. Get to know more on form 19.

The benefit of PF account is extended to all types of industries which employ 20 or more persons. This social security scheme is formed under the Employees’ Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. Both employee and employer should contribute part of the income during the service period and the employee can withdraw either partially or fully at different circumstances as prescribed under this act.

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In this article, you will learn about PF Claim Form 19. There are various forms available under the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Scheme.

Here is the list of forms:
Form 2:

Nomination for the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and Employee Pension Scheme (EPS)

Form 5:

Registering new employees under EPF and EPS

Form 5 (IF):

Claim form for Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI)

Form 10C:

EPS Withdrawal form

Form 10D:

Claiming monthly pension after retirement

Form 11:

Automatic transfer of EPF fund.

Form 13:

Transfer of EPF Account

Form 14:

For LIC policy payment

Form 15G:

Saving TDS of any interest that is generated from the Employee Provident Fund.

Form 19:

EPF final settlement

Form 20:

PF settlement in case of employee’s death to the nominee

Form 31:

EPF Partial Withdrawal

Every employee has the option to withdraw PF amount either through online or offline mode. To claim the EPF amount through online mode by submitting a request at the UAN Member Portal.

With Form 19, a member can claim (a) the final settlement of EPF accounts or (b) Pension withdrawal benefits or (c) Provident Fund non-refundable advance The member has an option to choose payment by cheque, Electronic Clearing Service (ECS), etc.

To withdraw EPF with Form 19, the employee needs to be unemployed for a period of at least 2 months.

Details of EPF Claim Form 19:

  1.   EPF member name as per payslip
  2.   Father’s Name or Husband’s Name (In case of a married woman)
  3.   Date of Birth
  4.   Name and Address of Factory / Establishment
  5.   (a) PF Account Number; (b) UAN Number
  6.   Date of Joining the Establishment
  7.   Date of leaving Service
  8.   Reason for leaving service
  • Service terminated on account of (a) ill-health of member (b) Contraction/Discontraction of employer’s business or (c) Other cause beyond the control of the member
  • Personal Reasons
  1.   Permanent Account Number (PAN)

Whether submitting Form 15G/15H, if applicable (Yes/No)

Please enclose two copies of Form No. 15G/15H, if applicable

(Only in case of service less than 5 years)

  1. Full Postal Address
  2. Mode of Payment
  • For Postal money order at my cost
  • By Account Payee Cheque/Electronic Mode of Payment

Please attach a copy of cancelled cheque/Attested copy of the first page of the passbook.

  • Saving Bank Account No.
  • Name of the Bank
  • Address of the Branch
  • IFSC Code

The member hereby declares that he has not been employed for two months (Yes/No) Certified that particulars are true to the best of my knowledge

The form should be attested with the member signature or thumb impression along with Employer’s Signature; Designation & Seat of the Employer. As mentioned above, the employee has an option to claim PF through Online mode. Let’s see how to do it.

How to Claim EPF through Form 19 online?

Here is the step by step procedure to fill Form 19 Online:

Step 1:

Visit https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/

Step 2:

Login into the UAN portal – Enter UAN member, Password & Captcha Code

Step 3:

Click on the tab “Online Services” and select Claim FORM 31, 19 &10C) from the drop-down menu. You will be redirected to the new screen with pre-filled data.

Step 4: 

Under KYC details section, enter the last 4-digit of the Bank Account No. and click on “Verify” button.

Step 5:

You will find a pop-up – Certification of Undertaking. Click on the “Yes” button, if you have agreed to receive the PF claim amount to the bank account mentioned in the screen.

Step 6:

In the next screen, you need to choose the claim form type: PF Withdrawal/ PF Advance/ PF Withdrawal.

You can do that by selecting the applicable drop-down menu – I want to apply for.

Step 7:

After you select online PF withdrawal FORM 19, the section expands. Click on the check-box for Disclaimer and click on “Get Aadhaar OTP”.

Step 8:

Enter the OTP sent to your mobile number in the given blank and submit the application.

Step 9:

After successful submission within 15-20 days, PF withdrawal amount will be deposited to your bank account linked with UAN. 

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