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EPF Form 5

The EPF Form 5 or Employee Provident Fund Form 5 is a form which officially states that a particular employee has been enrolled for the Employee Provident Fund Scheme. The Form 5 provides details about new joinees/employees who are eligible for EPF/EPS/EDLI and intend to open an EPF account.

All organizations with an employee strength of 20 and more (in the formal sector) are required to provide EPF facility to all its employees.

EPF Form 5 is mentioned in Para 36(2) of The Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, 1952. The form enables organizations as well as the EPFO to register the number of people who have joined the scheme for the first time. Once an employee has been successfully enrolled, they will be allotted a Universal Account Number, under which, the employee’s as well the employer’s contributions start getting deposited. The Employee Provident Fund Organization ensures that all companies within its jurisdiction are active participants of the EPF scheme. It is mandatory for the employer to provide the EPF facility to all its employees.

How to Download EPF Form 5?

You can simply download EPF Form 5 from the official website of EPF India or visit your HR department. The Form 5 has to be submitted by the employer for all new joinees by 15th of every month.

EPF Form 5 Components

The components of Form 5 are as follows:

  1. Serial Number
  2. Account Number
  3. Month/Year of Form Submission
  4. Name/Address of Company/Establishment
  5. Code Number of Company/Establishment
  6. Employee Details - Name, PAN, Date of Birth, Date of Joining, Gender, Father’s or Husband’s name (in case of married women)
  7. Total period of previous work experience as on the date of joining EPF The Form 5 has to be stamped and signed by the employer along with the date of filing the form.

FAQs on EPF Form 5

What is the EPF Form 5?

EPF Form 5 is a form which officially states that a particular employee has been enrolled for the Employee Provident Fund Scheme.

What is online claim EPF Form 5?

There is no online provision to claim EPF Form 5.