A common question asked by a number of EPF members is what happens to the accumulated EPF amount when they switch jobs. When a person leaves his job at one establishment and joins another establishment, he/she can either withdraw the amount or transfer it. However, it is advised to transfer the accumulated EPF into the new EPF account opened by the new employer. One should keep in mind that the UAN for one member remains the same throughout and at every other organization a new EPF account is opened under the same UAN.
There are two ways to transfer your EPF to the new account- Online and Offline –