The EPF form 11 is a self-declaration form that every employee needs to fill and at the time of joining a new organization that is registered under the EPF Scheme of 1952. This form contains information on the EPF history of the employee. With the help of this form, an employee can choose whether he/she would like to be a part of the Provident Fund structure in the current place of work or not. Also, it can be used to transfer the PF account automatically.
Overview of form 11
For new members: Self- declaration of their basic EPF details
For existing members: Automatic transfer of PF details into a new account
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|Eligibility||All the new employees who are already an EPF member and have basic salary + Dear Allowance of Rs. 15,000 and above.|
Structure of PF Form 11
Form 11 has total of 11 fields that needs to be filled by the employee. There is another section named ‘Declaration by the Present Employer’ which is to be filed by the employer.
While submitting the EPF Form 11 online, you will be asked to fill the following details:
Additionally, the following documents must be provided by the employer-
How to Fill PF Form no 11?
You need to fill the following details in Form 11:
Personal Information such as:
Details related to previous employer and EPF and EPS Participation:
If the employee has marked the answer as ‘YES’ regarding participation in any of the two schemes, some additional data points are required to be furnished:
In the case of international workers, the following details need to be provided:
Self-attested copies of the following documents also need to be attached along with this form:
Undertaking by the Employee
Read the declaration form mentioned in the form carefully. Then, you need to sign the undertaking and mention the date and place of signing the undertaking on the left side.
Declaration by Present Employer
The present employer, i.e. the new organization that the employee has joined, is required to take the necessary actions as mentioned below and fill up the concerned details and sign and put a seal on the same. It also needs to provide a declaration containing details regarding the information provided by an employee.
This declaration contains the following details:
EPF Form 11 Submission
After filing the Form 11, employees need to submit it to their employer. The employer signs the form and puts the stamp on it. After that, the form is submitted to the regional EPF office.
Responsibilities of the Employer of the Establishment
The term “International workers” include two types of individuals –
Earlier, international workers working in India were excluded from the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme. However, now every qualified international worker (i.e. non-excluded members) is required to become a member and make necessary contributions under the EPF Scheme.
Important Points Related to EPF for International Workers
International workers are also required to fill Form 11 at the time of joining any organization. They need to keep a note of the following things: