Who is the eligible to apply pension by for Form 10c?


Who can claim pension benefits using form 10C? What is the process?


Hi Prabha,

The following members can claim under form 10C:

A member who left the job before the completion of 10 years of service;

Attained 58 years of age before completion of 10 years of service, whether in service or having left;

A member though having completed 10 years of service, who has not attained the age of 50 years at the time of application;

A member who is more than 50 years of age, but not exceeding 58 years, and not willing for getting pension at a reduced rate;

Family members/ nominee/ legal heir of a deceased member who died after attaining the age of 58 years but with the number of completed years of service less than 10 years.


Visit the EPF member portal at Member Home.

Enter your UAN, password, and captcha code in the respective fields and click on the ‘Sign in’ button to log into your account.

Click on ‘Claim Form (Form-31, 19, 10C & 10D)’ under the ‘Online Services’ menu item.

You will see the ‘Member Details’ screen with auto-filled information about your name, father’s name, date of birth, contact details, bank account details, and more. Just enter the last four digits of your bank account and verify it.

Give your consent to proceed further by clicking ‘Yes’ on the ‘Certificate of Undertaking’ pop-up window.

Select the ‘Proceed for Online Claim’ option in the screen that follows.

In the claims section, your details such as PAN, mobile number, and UAN will be displayed.

Choose the claim type as either ‘Withdraw PF Only’ or ‘Withdraw Pension Only’.

Now, fill the claim form with the relevant details.

An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter this OTP in the form and submit.

Upon successful submission, an SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Upon processing, the requested amount will be transferred to your bank account.

The application form is to be submitted through the employer, under whom the member was last employed. If the application was downloaded from the EPF website, all the pages should be attested by both the applicant and employer. If the establishment has been closed, whose authorized signatory/employer is not available, it can be attested by Magistrate, Gazetted Officer, Post/ Sub-Post Master, President of Village Union, President of the Village Panchayath, when Union Board is not present, Chairman/ Secretary/ Member of Municipal/ District Local Board, Member of Parliament/ Legislative Assembly, Member of Central Board of Trustees/ Regional Committee of Employee’s Provident Fund, Manager of the Bank in which Savings Bank account is maintained, Head of any recognized Educational Institution.

Bhuvana Anand

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