As per recent EPFO circular dated 7th July 2017, the EPFO has provided for online claims submission facility to those PF members who have seeded their KYC's (Aadhar Number and Bank Details) against their UAN which have further been verified digitally by the employer and also from the UID database. Therefore, in pursuance to encouraging Aadhar seeding, the EPFO has stated that priority should be given to online claims and field offices are directed to settle online claims within 5 days. EPFO shall make efforts to expedite all members Aadhar verification so that members are able to avail this facility.
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