Documents required for registering for PF

Employees Provident Fund [EPF], a scheme under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, is regulated under the supervision of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). It is one of the World’s largest Social Security Organizations in terms of clients and the volume of financial transactions undertaken.  

Following is the list of documents required for PF registration:


Proprietorship firm

Partnership firm



Other entities


Applicant’s name

Certificate of registration

Certificate of incorporation

Certificate of incorporation

First sale bill

All personal details

PAN Card

Partnership Deed

Memorandum of Association

ID, Address Proof of directors

GST registration certificate, if registered

Name of nominee

ID Proof

List of all partners

Copy of Bye-Laws

Digital Signature Certificate of Directors

Bank details, cancelled cheque

Grade, Salary, Designation

Address Proof for the business premises

ID Proof and Address Proof of all partners

PAN Card number of the trust/society

Memorandum of Association

Record of number of employees

ID Proof

Residential Proof


ID and Address Proof of all members

Articles of Association


Bank Details

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