How to do correction in Name, Date of birth, Email ID and Mobile Number in EPF


EPF stands for Employee Provident Fund .It is social security scheme in which your employer do some monthly contribution toward your EPF account. But later on in some situation the employee wants to do withdrawal. EPF withdrawal can be done for the purpose of Child marriage, taking home; he/she is job less etc. At that time if there is a mistake in your name spelling, change in your surname due to marriage or wrong date of birth is present in that case you would not be able to withdraw your own EPF amount. At that time the EPF withdrawal will be stuck up.

Name & DOB Correction Process:

Do get the EPF withdrawal process smooth you have to do the correction in your name spelling, change wrong date of birth by correct date of birth. Now I will tell you the process by which you can do correction in your name spelling or change the surname. For doing this change you have to submit an application along with your employer. With this standard format application you have to submit the copy of Identity Proof.

 The list of documents which can help you in name change process  are  listed below.

  • PAN Card
  • Voters Identity Card
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • ESIC Identity Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Bank passbook copy/Post Office Passbook.
  • Ration card
  • Any school/education Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth & Death.
  • Certificate based on the service records of the Central/State Government
  • Copy of electricity/water/telephone bill in the name of the claimant.
  • Letter from a recognized public authority or public servant verifying the identity and residence of the member to the satisfaction of the competent authority

In this application you have to fill the address of regional PF commissioneryour nameand company name. Fill the wrong information table and the right information table. Once it is filled do the signature on the application and gets it signed by your employer. Along with the employer signature on application form you need to get the company seal also on the form. Now your self- attest identity proof documents along with the application has tosubmit it to employer. After which it the duty of your employer to send the documents andapplication to regional PF commissioner. This process is also applicable for the Surname change and Date of Birth correction.


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