Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan
Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi 110066


Phone No. 011-26196236, Fax. 011-26168431, Email- [email protected]

No. Pension-I/Instructions/Guidelines/2017/20825

Dated: 12 DEC 2017


All ACCs (Zonal Offices)

All Regional P.F. Commissioner(In-charge of Regions).


Sub: Change of Date of Birth of Employees’ Pension Fund Members- reg.

Ref: (i) Head Office letter No. pension-3/8/0R/1/2005/69869 dated 12.12.2006

(ii) Head Office letter No. Pension-I/Instructions/Guidelines/2006/11900 dated 07.10.2006

(iii)Head Office letter No. Pension-II/Instructions/Guidelines/2016-17/33314 dated 10.03.2017

(iv) Head Office letter No. Pension-I/Instructions/Guidelines/2017/8351 dated 07.08.2017

(v) Head Office letter No. Pension-I/Instructions/Guidelines/2017/11518 dated 04.09.2017


Please refer to this office circulars cited under reference. Further it is to inform that in the meeting on fraud analysis and management in EPFO held on 08.12.2017 at Head Office it was decided to follow the following process for change of date of birth of members of Employees’ Pension Scheme 1995.

(i) In case the correction required in date of birth is upto plus or minus one year, Aadhaar will be accepted as a valid document for date of birth.

(ii) In case the correction required in date of birth is more than one year, then in addition to Aadhaar, other valid documents will have to be submitted (viz., matriculation certificate, certificate issued by Registrar (Birth), Passport etc). The concerned member should be intimated for submission of additional valid proof of birth in such cases while applying online/mobile/offline.

2. It is requested to strictly adhere to the aforementioned instructions.

[This issues with the approval of CPFC]

Your Faithfully.


Addl. Central P.F. Commissioner-II(Pension)

Copy to:

(i) PS to CPFC

(ii) PS to CVO

(iii) PS to FA & CAO

(iv) All ACCs (HQ)

(v) All ACCs-1/11 in Headquarters

(vi) All ACC(Zone)

(vii) Deputy Director (OL) for Hindi version

(viii) RPFC-I(NDC) with a request for modification in the software appropriately.

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  1. Justin raj says:

    My father have no birth certificate so he made court affidavit in which Adhaar and pan card DOB are same.Now he can change wrong date of birth in EPFO Portal with the affidavit.


    I need some help bcz i carry ADHAR ,PAN both where my date of birth year is accurate but in pf id it shows differentiation .now how i will make it correct ?

  3. Sabina says:

    Some of my workers have illiterate and no birth certificate
    What we do in this case which document was used for dob proof
    Please give suggestion

  4. Dilip Kumar Roy says:

    I have no birth certificate so I have made court affidavit as per my Adhaar and pan card printed date of birth.Now can I change my wrong date of birth in EPFO Portal with the court affidavit.

  5. Dipak Roy Mahapatra says:

    I Am Not Passed matric. so You tell Me Now What Submit ed id Proof. Court Evidenced Allow Ya Not Allowed .Pls tell Me Now

  6. Jothi says:

    I have no birth certificate and illiterate ,my date of birth is mismatched in EPFO office,they ask me School certificate ,how to update and claim pf pls answer me sir

  7. Prem Kumar says:

    If date of birth change with Pan Card and Aadhar Care, what documents be present with EPFO department I am unpand men please suggest

  8. Prabhudass G says:

    Sir, I didn’t have school birth certificates of both. I having Aadhar,Pan card,notary public affidavit for my date of birth,I submitted those for to correct name,dob but my epfo is rejected those things to change my dob and etc. Please help me.

  9. Devi says:

    I have no birth certificate d illiterate ,my date of birth is mismatched in of,they ask any one certificate ,how to claim pf pls answer me sir

  10. S.N.KADAM says:

    Dear Geeta

    Currently CHANGE OF DATE OF BIRTH PF office accepted only 10th class matriculation certificate or Date of Birth certificate issued by Registorar or Passport.



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