Eligibility of Nominees in EPF/EDLI & EPS
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Eligibility of Nominees in EPF/EDLI & EPS

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

Eligible Nominees in EPF/EDLI & EPS

Nominees are very important in all Savings & Insurance Schemes. In EPFO also, nominees are
important to get their share of PF accumulations/EDLI and the Pension benefits in case of any calamity ie., after the death of Member.

There are two types of Nominees for EPF/EDLI and Pension Schemes based on member’s marital status.

If the member is a Bachelor or Spinster having Family:

GENDER EPF / EDLI SCHEME

EPS SCHEME

MALE or FEMALE Dependent Parents (or) Any one of the family members Dependent Parents (or) Any one of the family members
Nomination can be made for one or more persons belonging to his family duly mentioning the Percentage of Share)

If the member is a Bachelor or Spinster and no Family :

GENDER

EPF / EDLI SCHEME

EPS SCHEME

MALE or FEMALE Any person or persons Any person
(Nomination can be made for one or more persons duly mentioning the Percentage of Share)

If the member is a Married Person:

GENDER EPF / EDLI SCHEME EPS SCHEME
MALE -his Wife
-his Children (whether married or unmarried)
-his dependent parents
-his deceased son’s widow and children
His Wife, sons and daughters including legally adopted children)
FEMALE -her Husband
-her children (whether married or unmarried)
-her dependent parents
-her deceased son’s widow and children
Her Husband, sons and daughters Including legally adopted children)
Nomination can be made for one or more persons belonging to his family duly mentioning the Percentage of Share)
  • If a member has a family at the time of making a Nomination, the nomination shall be in favour of one or more persons belonging to his family for EPF/EDLI Schemes and any nomination made by such member in favour of a person not belonging to his family shall be invalid.
  • A fresh nomination shall be made by the member on his marriage and any nomination made before such marriage shall be deemed to be invalid.
  • At the time of making a nomination, if the member has no family, the nomination may be in favour of any person or persons but if the member subsequently acquires a family, such nomination shall forthwith be deemed to be INVALID and the member shall make a fresh nomination.

“Members may nominate their nominees any number of times through e- Nomination in
member portal and the latest nomination will be valid”

 

You can find the official EPFO Notice Here.

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