This is a rare error that EPF members are getting nowadays when their EPF advance withdrawal claim gets rejected. If you have submitted PF advance withdrawal form 31 then you need to submit certificate A/B/C/D/E/F depending upon the reason for PF advance withdrawal. If you get this reason for general PF withdrawal claims like form 19 and 10C then just ignore this error, it is a system error from EPFO side.
Note: If you are withdrawing PF advance online at the UAN member portal or if you are using EPF composite claim forms like Aadhar or Non-Aadhar, then you don’t need to submit any of this forms.
Depending on the reason for the PF loan you need to fill anyone certificate from certificates ABCDEF. The signature of the employer with an official seal is required on this form. Here are the details of the required form for each PF loan reason.
|Certificate A||During closure or lockout of factory|
|Certificate B||Not receiving wages for 2 months|
|Certificate C||Illness of member of the family member|
|Certificate D||Property damage due to natural calamities like floods, earthquakes, and riots.|
|Certificate E||No work due to power cut|
|Certificate F||Purchasing equipment for physically handicapped persons|
So if your claim is rejected due to the message that certificate a b c d e f not enclosed signed pdf then download the above forms and take your employer signature against the reason of PF withdrawal and submit it to your regional EPF office.