If your PF transfer claim status is shown as accepted by the field office then your passbook will be updated with the transferred PF amount from your previous company. You can know whether the amount was transferred or not in the EPF passbook portal by viewing your latest PF passbook.
Once the PF amount transfers then your previous company PF passbook shows Zero balance and new company PF passbook will show the transferred PF amount.
What to Do If PF Transfer Amount is Not Showing in Passbook
If your transferred PF amount is not showing in the latest PF passbook then wait for 1 or 2 working days and still the new PF passbook doesn’t show the transferred amount then raise a grievance on EPF grievance portal.
Go to EPF grievance portal → Select PF member → Enter your UAN → Enter your basic details → Click on your present PF member ID → Select category as Non transfer of PF → Type your message → → Submit the request.
While raising grievance on PF grievance portal select problem related to Not transfer of PF and type a message that the amount was not transferred even after acceptance of field office.
Then within 24-48 hours your problem will be solved or you will get a message from EPFO about why the amount is not reflecting in your PF passbook.
PF Money Transferred but Pension Money Not Transferred
When you transfer PF then both PF and pension amounts will transfer but transferred pension amount will not be seen in the new PF passbook. But you can withdraw that amount whenever you leave your job if your total service is less than 10 years.
If your total service greater than 10 yrs then you will become eligible for monthly PF pension which you will get it after completing 58 years of your age.
Read more details here: PF transferred but pension not transferred why ?
How long will it take to transfer PF amount
It will take a maximum 20 days from the date of applying for the PF transfer claim online. If your PF amount doesn’t transfer even after 20 days and still claim status showing under process then it is better to raise a complaint on EPF grievance portal.
How do you check if balance is transferred
After successful PF transfer you will get a message from EPFO to yoru PF registered mobile number.
And any time you can check your transferred PF balance on the PF passbook website. To download your PF passbook login in PF passbook website with your UAN and password.
Now select your latest PF member ID and click on view passbook.
Login in PF passbook portal → Select PF member id → view passbook (choose old format)
What happens if PF passbook not available
It is not available only when you are working in an exempted establishment i.e companies which run their own EPF trust.
In that case you can download your latest PF passbook on your company website, for details you have to contact your HR or finance department.