EPF Registration

EPF is one of the main platform of savings in India for nearly all people working in Government, Private or Public sector organizations. It is implemented by the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) of India.

Companies which have employee strength of 20 or more are required to be registered with PF Department. The capacity of 20 includes contract employees like housekeeping, security or other contractual workers in the business. Those companies which do not have the endorsed number of employees but willing to register themselves to provide the advantages of Provident Fund to their employees can register voluntarily with the Regional Provident Fund Office. Registration has to be done within One month from the date of hiring 20 employees. Any delay may result in a penalty.

EPF Registration can be done through Startupkaro in Bhilai, Durg, Raipur, Rajanandgaon and all other Chhattisgarh State cities.

Startupkaro – We are the group of professionals having expertise in registration of EPF Registration and always keen to help entrepreneurs in decision making and skill analyzing as regards Legal Compliances.

Applicability of EPF Registration for Employers

EPF registration is mandatory for all establishments-

  • which is a factory engaged in any industry having 20 or more persons, and
  • to any other establishment employing 20 or more persons or class of such establishments which the Central Government may, by notification specify in this behalf.

Important Aspects Relating to PF Registration

PF Return

Provident fund return must be filed by all entities having PF registration every month. PF return is due on the 25th of each month. Further, a final PF return is due on the 25th of April for the year ended on 31st March.

PF Payment

Provident Fund (PF) payments are due on the 15th of each month. The employer must deposit a total of 12% or 10% of the employee wages towards PF on or before this date every month. For most entities, the PF rate of 12% would be applicable.

Unified Portal

To improve ease of doing business, all services relating to provident fund like PF registration, PF return filing and payment of PF contribution has been made available online through the Unified Portal.

 

UAN

The Employee Provident Fund has launched the Unified Portal to streamline and simplify all aspects of provident fund for both employers and employees. Employees who have the newly allotted UAN can use the Unified Portal for various services.

PF Withdrawal

Employees who have contributed to PF can withdraw money in their PF account for various reasons by applying on the Unified Portal. PF can be withdrawn for house purchase, medical reasons, marriage or education of family members.

Documents and Information Required for EPF Registration

PAN Card of the Business or Applicant

  • PAN Card copy of Proprietor/Partner/Director
  • PAN Card copy of firm/company/society/trust.

Identity and Address Proof of Authorised Signatory

Identity proof and address proof documents like aadhaar card, passport, driving license,  or voters identity card of authorised signatory.

Business Registration Document

Proof of business registration like incorporation certificate or partnership deed or registration certificate must be submitted for all types of registered entities.

Address Proof for Place of Business

Documents like rental agreement or sale deed along with copies of electricity bill or latest property tax receipt or municipal khata copy must be submitted for the address mentioned in the EPF Registration application.

Bank Account Proof

Scanned copy cancelled cheque must be submitted for the bank account mentioned in the registration application.

Digital Signature

Class 2 or class 3 digital signature is required for the authorised signatory to sign and submit the EPF application.

EPF Registration FAQs

Who must register with PF Department?

Any organisation which has 20 or more employees is required to be registered with the PF Department.

For registration in EPF do I have to be present in person?

The entire procedure is 100% online and you don’t have to be present at our o􀃜ce or any other office for registration. A scanned copy of documents has to be sent via mail.

What is the time taken to register in EPF

We will take 4-5 working days

What is the contribution rate to the Provident fund & pension scheme?

12% of the basic salary deposited in provident fund account is contributed by employers, whereas out of employee contribution of 12%; 3.67% is contributed to provident fund and 8.33% is submitted in Pension scheme.

Pricing

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Basic Plan
4999 /-

PF registration for businesses having less than 10 employees.(Inclusive of all government fee and taxes)

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Standard Plan
6999 /-

PF registration for businesses having less than 20 employees and DSC.

(Inclusive of all government fee and taxes)

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Premium Plan
11999 /-

PF registration for businesses having less than 40 employees.

(Inclusive of all government fee and taxes)

Procedure For EPF Registration

Requirement Gathering

An Startupkaro Expert will discuss your business requirements and collect relevant employee data and documents to begin the process for applying for PF registration.

Application Submission

The PF registration application will be submitted for the organisation in the prescribed format.

Registration

Startupkaro expert will provide the PF registration number for your business and the UAN number for your employees.

Congratulations

Sample of Documents

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