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The Employees Provident Fund division was established in 1959 to facilitate administration of the Employees Provident Fund Scheme (EPF) that came into operation consequent to the enactment of Employees Provident Fund Act No.15 OF 1958.

The EPF scheme basically covers almost all the employees in the private sector and the corporation sector. The main objective of this scheme is to provide social security or protection to employees at old age invalidity, or their dependents after death.This is a contributory social security scheme where the employees and employers contribute 8% and 12% respectively, of the monthly total earnings of the employee.

The Commissioner of Labour is responsible for the general administration of the scheme, while Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka is responsible for the maintenance of individual accounts of the members and investment of funds.

The main activities of the EPF Division are:

  • Registration of employers and employees
  • Monitor remittances
  • Recovery of contributions from defaulters
  • Take appropriate legal action when the employers fail to comply the provisions of the law
  • Determination of payment of benefits
  • Ensure eligibility and recommend granting of housing loans to members under the Housing Loan scheme
  • Finger print capturing project

The type of forms to be used as prescribed under the Act;

  • (A) form: for employee's details
  • (B) form: for certify the membership
  • (C) form: for inform employee's contributions to the Central Bank
  • (D) form: the particulars of employees
  • (E) form: notification of termination of service by employee
  • (F) form: notification of termination of service by employer
  • (G) form: Amalgamation on E.P.F. membership by employee
  • (H) form: for nomination on behalf of the member
  • (I) form: Revocation of nomination
  • (J) form: nomination a name for employee
  • (K) form: Application form for EPF benefit claim
  • (L) form: Application form for EPF benefit claim of a deceased member
  • (M) form: Medical certificate
  • (N) form: Statement of contributions to the fund
  • (O) form: Declaration of contributions
  • (P) form: Notice of Prosecution
  • (Q) form: Application for refund money

Claim for EPF benefits after cessation of employment on reaching the retiring Age: (Section 23 (a) of EPF Act)


Male : Over 55 years
Female : Over 50 years

Following Documents are required

1. (K) Form
2. Membership Card ((B) Card)
3. Original Birth Certificate
4. Photo Copy of the National Identity Card certified by the respective employer
5. Photo Copy of the certificate of Registration issued under the Indo Ceylon Implementation Act No.14 of 1967 which is certified by the employer.
6. Certified copy of your bank account. (Pass Book)
7. Passport size color photo (3.5*4.5cm2)

Claim for benefits by a female Member cessation of employment in consequence of Marriage: (Section 23(b) of the Act)

Eligibility
1. Employees who married within three months from the date of resignation.
Or
2. Married Employees who have resigned from service within a period of five years from the date of marriage.
The following documents are required.

1. (K) From
2. Membership card ( (B) Card)
3. Original certificate of marriage
4. A photocopy of your National Identity Card certified by the respective employer.
5.. Certified copy of your bank account. (Pass Book) 7. Passport size color photo (3.5*4.5cm2)
6. Passport size color photo (3.5*4.5cm2)

Leaving Employment due to Permanent Incapacity: (Section 23(c) of the Act)

1. (K) Form
2. Membership Card ((B) Card)
3. M form
4. The Health 307 should be duly completed by a Registered Government Doctor.
5. A Photocopy of National Identity Card certified by the employer.
6. Certified copy of bank account. (Pass Book)
7. Passport size color photo (3.5*4.5cm2)



Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 06:44