Last week I submitted forms for withdrawal of PF/EPF from my last company. It had to go back in loops two times in the absence of proper information on the process. So now that I have gained information on the PF withdrawal process, I am putting it in detail here for everyone of you who might need it.
I have put instructions in red against all the rows that need to be filled. Right click and open the below images in a new tab and then click for zoom.
Form 10c Page 1
Form 10c Page 2
On page 3, you will have to affix a Revenue stamp and sign across it. Thats it. You need not fill any other details.
Post offices do not keep revenue stamps. I was able to get it from Koramangala BDA Complex for 5/- Rs. per 1 Re. stamp.
In Bangalore, affixing a revenue stamp is not required so companies in Bangalore accept the PF forms without it.
Once your application is forwarded to the epf office by your employer, you can check your claim status on epfo website. You will also receive a sms from epfo stating that your application is received and is under process.
With all this information at your hand, I hope you would enjoy the process of submitting PF forms :)
Update: My PF money is transferred to my account electronically within a month of filing the claims.
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