Documentation and Digital Signature
The first step is to scan the documents to be uploaded in the prescribed DPI, followed by making of DSC of Class II for the director / partner, as the application is filed online.
The employer profile is created at the EPFO Portal, this process also involves confirmation of contact details by way of OTP. This process also involves PAN verification of the establishment.
DSC Registration of AR On PF Portal
After the establishment profile is verified and active, the next thing is to get the DSC of the director/AR registered on the PF Portal, Java must be correctly configured for DSC Registration.
PF Application Filing
Finally, it is the time of filing the application for PF Registration. the applicant is expected to fill the data correctly and must disclose all detail. On approval, PF Number is allotted.
The establishment employing 20 or more employees is required to obtain registration with the PF department within 30 days of reaching that number. This number is irrespective of salary
The employer with the consent of its employee can also seek optional coverage for its establishment so that their employees avail the benefit of the provident fund.