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Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

(Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India)

Head Office

Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14-Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066

www.epfindia.gov.in   www.epfindia.nic.in 
Telephone: 011- 26172685 Fax: 011-26173022 Email: rc.fa@epfindia.gov.in

No: Manual/Amendment/2011/pt/31792

Dated: 20.02.2017

ORDER

In the matter of Introduction of Composite Claim Forms (Aadhar and Non-Aadhar) to replace
existing Claim Forms No. 19, 10C & 31 and Forms No. 19 (UAN), 10C(UAN) & 31 (UAN)

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has embarked upon its next phase of e-govemance reforms with a view to make its services available to its stakeholders in an efficient and transparent manner. EPFO has since implemented Universal Account Number (UAN) for its subscribers. It is now possible for subscribers, who have seeded with Aadhar number and Bank account details, to submit claim forms directly to EPFO without the attestation of employers.

2. The Central Provident Fund Commissioner vide order No. WSU/10(1)2011/Changes in MAP/34106 dated 01.12.2015 had prescribed new Forms No. 19 (UAN), 10C(UAN) & 31(UAN) for all employees whose Aadhar number and Bank account details had been seeded with Universal Account Number (UAN). The said order is being modified to prescribe a Composite Claim Form (Aadhar) to replace the existing Forms No. 19 (UAN), 10C(UAN) & 31(UAN) with a view to simplify the submission of claim forms by subscribers. This new Composite Claim Form (Aadhar), enclosed herewith can be submitted to respective jurisdictional EPFO office, without the attestation of employers.

3. In pursuance of provisions of paragraph 72(5) of the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, Central Provident Fund Commissioner, hereby prescribes the new Composite Claim Form (Non-Aadhar) to replace the existing Forms No. 19, 10C & 31 with a view to simplify the submission of claim forms by subscribers. The new Composite Claim Form (Non-Aadhar), enclosed herewith shall be submitted with the attestation of employers to the respective jurisdictional EPFO office.

4. Further, the submission of Composite Claim Form (Aadhar) / Composite Claim Form (Non-Aadhar) will be further simplified and modified to include self-certification by EPF subscribers in place of various certificates prescribed at present. These include:-

I. Para 68B: The “New Declaration Form” required to be appended with Form No. 31 for housing loan/purchase of site/house/flat or for construction/addition, alteration in existing house/repayment of housing loan shall stand discontinued. Similarly, the present practice of calling for “Utilization Certificate” shall also be dispensed with. No document would be required to be submitted by the subscriber in respect of these partial withdrawals.

II. Para 6811: Grant of advances in case of closure of factories: No document would be required to be submitted by the subscriber along with the Composite Claim Form (Aadhar) / Composite Claim Form (Non-Aadhar).

III. Para 68K: Marriage advance & for availing advance for post-matriculation education of children: No document, including marriage card, would be required to be submitted by the

IV. Para 68L: Advance in abnormal condition: Member may self-certify that his property has been damaged. No document would be required to be submitted by the subscriber.

V Para 68 J & 68N: Orders in respect of certificates under these paras will be issued separately.

5. It may be noted that the submission of Composite Claim Form (Aadhar) / (Composite Claim form (Non-Aadhar) duly signed by the EPF subscriber shall be construed as ‘self-certification’ for the above said partial withdrawals, for which no document as specified above would be required to be submitted to the En() offices.

6. This order shall be made operational with immediate effect.

(Dr. V.p. Joy)

central P.F. Commissioner

Enclosures:

1. Composite Claim Form (Aadhar)

2. Composite Claim Form (Non- Aadhar).

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