The number of times that an EPF member can withdraw PF advance amount will vary with each reason of PF advance withdrawal. There is no limit if EPF member withdraw PF for illness reason, and for construction of house only 1 time, and for the marriage 3 times, and for higher education 3 times, and for power cut only 1 time and for physically handicapped persons no 2nd advance will be given until 3 years from the last advance payment date.
Note: Don’t withdraw your PF advance amount unnecessarily because you will miss the interest amount on the withdrawn PF amount. ( At present EPFO is paying 8.65% of annual interest on PF amount)
How much time will it take to receive PF advance amount
The maximum time to process PF advance withdrawal claim by EPFO is 30 days, but if you submit your claim online at the UAN member portal then you can get your PF loan amount even within 15 days also.