EPF members will now only be required to submit a self-declaration for the advance in case of illness of members/ dependents. Differently abled members will also get an advance on the basis of self-declaration. A member will no longer be required to submit any medical certificate or any other certificate or document or Performa whatsoever to avail advances under paragraph 68-J or under paragraph 68-N of EPF Scheme 1952.


68J:- PF Advance/ Loan from the fund for illness in certain cases:

The subparagraph and proviso to sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 68 have been omitted. A member would only be required to submit a self-declaration, which has already been included in the Composite Claim Form, to avail advance from the provident fund for illness in certain cases. A member would no longer be required to submit any medical certificate or any other certificate or document or any Performa whatsoever to avail advance under paragraph 68-J.


68N:- PF advance/ loan to members who are physically handicapped:

The sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 68-N has been substituted wherein a member who is physically handicapped would be required to submit only a self-cleclaratio1) which has already been included in the Composite Claim Form. A member would no longer be required to submit any medical certificate or document or any Performa whatsoever to avail advance.

Order: Loan or Advance from Provident Fund SOP

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