EPFO Instructions to accept Declaration Form 31 (UAN) without Employer’s Attestation

EPFO Reiterates Instructions for accepting Declaration Form 31 (UAN based) without Employer’s Attestation

EPFO has introduced Composite PF Claim Forms (Aadhar/ Non-Aadhar), Pension Claim Form (Aadhaar) and Composite Claim Form (PF/ EPS/ EDLI) for Death cases. As a result, the Claim Forms No. 5IF, 10C, 10D, 19, 20 and 31 (including UAN Forms 19, 10C, 10D and 31) stands withdrawn. Further, now partial PF withdrawals shall be allowed based on Self Certification (instead of other documents/ certificates), using new Composite PF Claim Forms (Aadhar/ Non-Aadhar). For further details on latest applicable forms, please refer the link below:

Composite PF Claim Forms (Aadhar/ Non-Aadhar) introduced by EPFO

Pension Claim Form (Aadhar) introduced by EPFO to replace/ revise Form 10D (UAN)

Composite Claim Form (PF, EPS, EDLI) for Death cases notified by EPFO


Earlier, the EPFO had reiterated and clarified that Declaration Form 31 can be accepted in case of UAN based claim form without attestation of the employers, attestation of employers on the Declaration Form would not be required in case of UAN based Claim Form No. 31 (UAN).

EPFO Instructions dt 4 Aug., 2016 to accept Declaration Form 31 (UAN) without Employer’s Signatures

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