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

Note: Rcently, the EPFO has introduced Composite PF Claim Forms (Aadhar/ Non-Aadhar) applicable w.e.f. 20 Feb. 2017 and has withdrawn/ replaced Claim Forms 19, 10C and 31 (including UAN Forms 19, 10C and 31). Also, now partial PF withdrawals shall be allowed based on Self Certification (instead of other documents/ certificates): 


EPFO has reiterated and clarified that Declaration Form 31 can be accepted in case of UAN based claim form without attestation of the employers. Henceforth, the 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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