EPF Death Benefit in Covid19 Pandemic

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EPF Death Benefit in Covid19 Pandemic
(EDLI – Employees Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme)

  • Eligibility : All EPF Active Member in case of Death during his/her Service or Job.
  • Contribution : Nil (Only by Employer 0.5% on Basic)
  • Who Claim : Nominees, Family members or Legal Heirs.
  • Maximum Basic Salary Capping : Rs. 15000/- pm.
  • Maximum Claim Amount : Rs.7,00,000/-.
  • Calculation of Maximum Claim Amount : { Average Month Salary of last 12 months (Max Capped 15000 pm*35) Rs. 5,25,000 + Max Bonus Rs. 1,75,000 }

How to Claim : Document Required :

  • Duly Filled Form -5 IF.
  • Death Certificate of the Insured Person.
  • Legal Heir Certificate.
  • Copy of Bank Cancelled Cheque of Claimaint.
  • Address Proof (Aadhaar Copy) of Claimaint.
  • All documents to be signed by the Claimaint (Nominee/legal heir) and certified by Current Employer & then to be submitted in EPFO office of current establishment.
  • Maximum Time for Settlement : 30days

Source : Ministry of Labour & Employment, Gazate Notification on 28th April 2021 G.S.R. 299(E): Section 6C read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952).