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Question From Jatin Kapadia
Working As Executive - Ir
For the employees on countries other than SSA countries the EPF contribution'll be applicable as per the Notification. You can refer the FAQ on the EPF web Site as for detailed reference in the matter.
The withdrawal as far as the EPF Fund is concerned, in such cases'll be allowed after completion of 58 years of age or when the employee is permanently disable or suffering from serious diseases like Cancer, TB and Leprosy etc. The EPS Fund is not allowed to be withdrawn, however, only in the case when the Indian Worker in the country of the member are allowed such Pension Fund withdrawal, the employee in India may be allowed such withdrawal.
25th October 2012 From India, Delhi
I have a few questions:
1) Contribution on Basic or Gross?
2) What if the worker's visa is not renewed or if he wants to resign and go back to his hometown?
3) What is the withdrawal procedure?
25th October 2012 From India, Thana
as per RBI norms if an International Worker does not have a valid visa he / she can not maintain Bank Account in India in his individual capacity.
How will he / she get back the amount of contribution (once International worker goes back to his country, after resignation, his visa also expires.
Any comments please.
27th October 2012 From India, New Delhi
Yes ...you are correct. Actually the Govt didn't have any clear cut instructions in the matter as the scheme provisions came not long ago but as the time progressed this issue become important as few expats whose contracts expired and who also completed 58 years of age wished to get back their contribution. So to overcome the problem of not been able to continue with their Bank Account in India, the Govt has only this month came with an amendment in the EPF Scheme on 05.10.2012 in Para 72 sub Para 2, through which the amount can now be claimed by such International worker either through his Bank account if such an arrangement exist on the date of withdrawal or through the employer. So this'd bring relief as well as clarity on the matter you had raised.
27th October 2012 From India, Delhi
Hello: I am an expat working in India and was being paid in my home country. My company paid PF on my behalf for both employee and employer contribution. Am I eligible to claim the PF when I leave the company since I did contribute to the PF?
26th May 2016 From United States, Chicago
Hello: I am an expat working in India and was being paid in my home country. My company paid PF on my behalf for both employee and employer contribution. Am I eligible to claim the PF when I leave the company since I did not contribute to the PF?
26th May 2016 From United States, Chicago
If PF Contribution in respect of your employment in India has been paid by your employer you can opt for withdrawal of the Provident Fund only, but for that you need to be a citizen of a country with which India has entered into a social security agreement. The list of such countries are available on the website of EPF India. So check if you belong to any such country. However, in case you do not belong to such group of countries then you'll be eligible to withdraw your money only after reaching age of 58 years or in case of Total and Permanent disability. Your PF will continue to earn interest till that period.
27th May 2016 From India, Delhi
Iam working in Japanese organization and want to know the procedure of PF withdrawal of Japanese person in Haryana.
Expats are coming in India for 3-5yrs duration after completion of duration they back to their home country and close Bank account also before going back. Kindly suggest me how to process the forms for PF withdrawal as they don't have Bank account in India. UAN is activated.
27th May 2016 From India, Chennai
I am afraid, with Japan India do not have a SSA-Social Security Agreement and hence you may not be able to withdraw your PF. However, you can make an application as there have been cases when the Department has given the withdrawal to citizens of non SSA countries. In case, you do not happen to have a bank account in India, there exist procedure where you provide details of your overseas bank account and the money will be sent to you in foreign currency also under FEMA Regulations.
28th May 2016 From India, Delhi
I checked on EPFO website Japan is not mentioned in list of SSA countries.
But when I checked on google found two attached files related to SSA signed by India and Japan on November,2012.
I am confused and not able to understand this information is correct or not.
Requested you to kindly advise.
25th June 2016 From India, Chennai
29th June 2016 From India, Chennai
e.g: If an international worker Basic + DA salary is Rs 25000, then EPF and EPS contribution will be on Rs 25000 not on ceiling of Rs 15000/-
12th May 2017 From India, Goraya
Kindly help me to know is there any policy for International Employee (China) who handling sales in China. Do we have any HR Policy information for company who produce raw material in india and export to china. We have one Asia Sales Manager who handling china so is there any policy for international worker , any documentation, Payment options etc.
30th September 2018 From India, Pune
I am an Australian passport holder with OCI. I have returned to India permanently and am now employed in India. I have few queries :-
1. If a passport holder of another country is directly employed by an organisation in India, then whether he will be classified as International Worker?
2. If answer to above is yes, then what % of the employer contribution should go towards pension
3. As I am going to stay permanently in India, what are the provisions for withdrawal.
5th January 2019 From India, Pune
I am working in Japanese organization and want to know the procedure of PF withdrawal of Japanese person in Haryana.
Expats are coming in India for 3-5 yrs duration after completion of duration they back to their home country and close Bank account also before going back. Kindly suggest me how to process the forms for PF withdrawal as they don't have Bank account in India. UAN is activated. Japan & India has SSA agreement.
21st February 2019 From India, undefined