Format of EPF Account Number in India
The typical EPF account number is given below
Example 1: KN/KRP/0054055/0000250
Example 2: KN/KRP/0054055/000/0000250
EPF number contains both the alphabets and numbers. Every part of EPF number is separated by the slash( / ).
Format of EPF account number:
KN = First two characters represents Regional Office code (In this case it is Karnataka Region)
KRP = Next three characters represents Regional Office / Sub-regional Office code (In this case, KRP stands for K.R.Puram and this account is under the K.R.Puram EPF office)
0054055 = Next seven digits represents Establishment/employer PF registration code
000 = Next three digits number represents any extension assigned to establishment or employer (00A, 00B, 00C or three zero’s if extension is blank).
0000250 = The last 7 digit represents actual EPF account number assigned to the employee.