EPF e-Returns System

It is mandatory for the employers having more than 50 employees in their employments.

The e-Return system refers to a methodology which facilitates employers to pay their monthly EPF contributions and submit respective member details electronically, replacing the manual system (C and C3 returns).

e-Returns Downloads

e-Return User Guide
EPF (Amendment) Act, No. 02 of 2012
Gazette Notification – No. 1810/20 – 13.05.2013
Registration Form – e-Return System
Members / Employees

When leaving service on reaching age of retirement.

  • 1) Males - 55 years
  • 2) Females - 50 years

When leaving service on grounds of marriage in the following context
(For female Employees)

  • 1) If married within 3 months of leaving service
  • 2) Have left service within 5 years of marriage
A certified photocopy of the Marriage Certificate certified by the Registrar who registered the marriage or a marriage certificate issued by the Additional District Registrar should be submitted along with the above forms.

When migrating to another country on a permanent Visa

  • 1) The permanent Visa and a photocopy
  • 2) The Original of the passport and a photocopy along with the above forms should be submitted to the Head Office of the Labour Department

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