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Payment of Employees’ Provident Fund Benefits for Female employees on Marriage grounds


  • The marriage should have been registered within 03 months from the date of leaving the employment. Or
  • Should have left the employment within 05 years from the date of marriage.

N:B: It is compulsory to have been left the 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 service charge

Time to submit application:-

Complete application form should, by the member himself/herself, be handed over to the nearest District labour office or labour sub office in the district where he/she resides, during the office hours of a working day.

Fees paying to obtain this service

No 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 the last employer, “B” cards relevant to membership numbers, National Identity card and a copy of the National Identity card certified by employer, a copy of the bank pass book; and
  • Marriage certificate/ original of register of marriage or the original marriage certificate certified by Additional Registrar of marriages
  • In case of a foreign marriage certificate, it should have been certified by the embassy of Sri Lanka in 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 Tuesday, 06 March 2018 06:40