Deleting and Re-submitting Application for Validation of Option / Joint Option: EPFO Order dated 03.05.2023
EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Bhavishva Nidhi Bhawan, 14, Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066 .
Date: – 03.05.2023
All Addi. CPFCs, Zonal Offices.
All RPFCs / OICs, Regional Offices.
Sub: Deleting and Re-submitting Application for Validation of Option / Joint Option— reg.
Many representations have been received from pensioners / members with request to provide online facility to correct errors in their Applications for Validation of Option / Joint Option and to file uploads.
2. Accordingly, in the online functionality, a button for ‘Delete Application’ has been provided to the employees. The employee after deleting application can, thereafter, if he/she so desires, file a fresh Application for Validation of Option / Joint Option with correct details / uploads.
3. However, this button can be used only if the employer has not acted on the Application for Validation of Option / Joint Option submitted by the employee.
4. Where employer has already acted on the Application for Validation of Option / Joint Option, the employee won’t be able to use the Delete Button. However, even in such cases, employee will be provided opportunity to rectify the errors after the scrutiny of Application for Validation, of Option / Joint Option by the Field Offices as per the HO circular dated 23.04.2023 (Sr. No. 18 of 2023-24).
This is for information and necessary actions please.
[This issues with the approval of CPFC]
Regional P.F. Commissioner-I (Pension)