How to Transfer PF Online Guide 2017

Update: September 2017: PF account will be automatically transferred to the new employer when the employer submit Form 11- PF declaration while employee joins the organisation on the portal.


In case following circumstances the member needs to apply for transfer in Form-13 as the existing procedure for physical transfer would be followed.

a) the earlier UAN was not seeded with Aadhaar or
b) UAN was Aadhaar seeded but not verified or
c) EPF transfer from or to an exempted establishment.


Guideline for Online Provident Fund (PF) transfer:

Step 1:  Go to employee provident fund members’ portal and log in using your Universal Account Number (UAN) and password.

PF transfer online 01

Link: PF Member UAN Unified Portal

Note: If you are not sure about your password, please click on ‘Forgot Password’ link and reset your password with your mobile no.

Step 2: In the home page, go to

PF Transfer Link

Online Services’ Menu and select ‘Transfer Request’ to proceed with the online transfer claim application.

Step 3: ‘Transfer Request’ page shows all your personal details including Provident Fund Number, UAN, your date of joining with the PF, birth date. You need to make sure all these details are accurate including your Aadhaar Number. All your details should match each other, then only transfer claim application can be processed through online.

Note: If your details mismatch and you are unable to online transfer your PF. Please correct your details through your present employer. Also, you could transfer your PF manually by submitting Form 13.

Step 4: Please fill in the details of your previous PF account number or UAN. Then select through which employer your previous employer or current employer your transfer claim form to be online attested.

Step 5: Once you fill in all the details please click on ‘Get OTP’ link as shown in the picture. Fill in the OTP received on your registered mobile number and then click on Submit button.

PF Transfer OTP
PF Transfer OTP

Step 6: The employer present/previous as chosen by you will also receive a notification regarding your online EPF transfer application. After necessary changes, in case if any, then the employer will forward it to the Employees Provident Fund Organisation through Online. Your claim application will be processed there after by EPFO.

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