EPFO account holders e-nomination: A big warning has been issued by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to its account holders. In fact, all the customers have been given time till 31 March 2022 to file e-nomination on behalf of the organization. EPFO said in a warning that if the process of filing e-nomination is not completed by the account holders by the stipulated time limit, then they will not be able to use some facilities. Let us know why it is necessary to file e-nomination and how you can complete this process.
It is necessary to file e-nomination because…
Let us tell you that EPFO has said in a statement that “It is necessary for the subscribers to enroll for the care of their spouse, children and parents and for their protection through online PF, pension and insurance.” Explain that the purpose of filing nomination is to ensure benefits to the PF account holders in the event of an accident to their dependents. In case of such an incident with the account holders, the nominee will be able to take advantage of insurance and pension schemes. Not only this, if the e-nomination is not filed, then the account balance may get stuck, which can cause problems to the family in case of any untoward incident with the account holder.
File e-nomination like this online
If you have not filed e-nomination yet, then you can easily do it online. For this you have to go to the official website of EPFO and complete the process. So let’s know how you can complete this process.
Visit the official website of EPFO at epfindia.gov.in
Select the option ‘Services’ from the given options
Here you will find many options, out of which you have to choose the option ‘For Employees’.
Log in with UAN and password by selecting the option ‘Member UAN/Online Service (OCS/OTP)’.
Go to the Manate option and select the option ‘e-Nomination’, after which ‘Provide details’ will appear on the screen, you have to ‘Save’ it.
Click Add family details to update the family declaration. Here you can add more than one nominee.