Once EPF member submits PF claim forms like form 19, 10C, or 31 then they can check their claim status. If your PF claim status is showing payment under process then it means your claim is under review and after approval EPFO will send your PF money to your bank account through NEFT (National Electronic Fund Transfer).
In EPF claim status you will see 3 types of messages 1. PF claim status under process 2. claim settled and payment sent via NEFT and 3. claim is rejected (if is there any problem in your PF claim otherwise your claim will be approved.)
When EPFO makes payment through NEFT then you will see the below message in your PF claim status.
|CLAIM RECEIPT DATE||08-MAR-2020|
|CLAIM FORM TYPE||Form-19|
|TOTAL AMOUNT APPROVED||₹ 32052|
|REMARKS||Your Claim [ Claim Id – GRVSP20035000XX0 ] has been Settled. Payment sent via NEFT on – 11-MAR-2020|
How to Check PF Claim Status
Step 1: Go to PF claim status portal and enter your UAN number, password and captcha.
Step 2: Select your PF member ID for which you have submitted your PF claim and click on view claim status. Now you will see your PF claim status. On the same website you can also download your PF passbook.
Note: If you submitted your PF claim during this lockdown then it may take some extra time due to non availability of full staff in EPF offices. In this case the maximum time for claim settlement is 20 days, if your claim doesn’t settle even after 20 days then raise a grievance at PF portal.