EPFO intimates the process for change of date of birth of members of EPS Scheme
In a recent notification dated 12th December, 2017, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (“EPFO”) has intimated the process for change of date of birth of members of Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 (“Scheme”). The decision had been taken in the meeting held at EPFO Head office on fraud analysis and management on 8th December, 2017. The change of date of birth of members of the scheme can be done in the following manner:
(i) In case the correction required in date of birth is up to one year on either side, an Aadhaar evidencing the date of birth will be accepted as a valid document for such change.
(ii) In case the correction required in date of birth is more than one year, then in addition to Aadhaar, other valid documents such as matriculation certificate, birth certificate issued by the Registrar, Passport etc., will have to be submitted. The concerned member should be intimated for submission of additional valid proof of birth in such cases while applying online/mobile/offline.
Please refer to the hyperlink below for details of the above mentioned facility.