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Payment of Employees’ Provident Fund Benefits on Migration for Permanent Residence


The applicant should have permanent visa.

N:B: It is compulsory to have been left employment at the time of claiming for benefits.

Method of submitting application

Places where application form could be obtained:-

Counter on the ground floor of the Head office, all District offices and Labour sub offices, and here

Payment for application. :-

No charge

Time to submit application:-

Completed application form should, by the member himself/herself, be handed over to the head office in Narahenpita, during the office hours of a working day.

Fees paying to obtain this service

No service charge

Period taken to provide the Service (Ordinary Service and Priority Service)

03 weeks, if all documents are completed

Necessary Supporting documents

  • Application certified by last employer, “B” cards relevant to membership numbers, National Identity card and a copy of National Identity card certified by the employer; a copy of the bank pass book; and
  • Valid permanent residency visa, and valid passport
  • If the claim application of a member who has citizenship for permanent residency in a foreign country is handed over by another person, the copy of permanent visa and passport should have been certified by the Sri Lanka embassy of that particular country. And the finger mark and signature in the authority granting letter or in the request letter of the member and in form “K” should have been certified by the Sri Lanka embassy of that particular country.

Staff Officers in charge of the Service






Deputy Commissioner of Labour

EPF Payment Division





Exceptions, instances not included above and special information

If there are shortcomings in the documents, such matters can be discussed with the Deputy Commissioner of Labour or Assistant Commissioner of Labour of the Labour office to which the application is handed over.

Application Form

Required application forms can be downloaded here

Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2022 08:26