EPF e-Returns System

Mandatory for all employees who have more than 50 employees

The e-return system refers to a method of sending employees’ contribution details & payments electronically in place of paper based submission of information thorough “Form C” and “Form C3”.

Contribution details accepted via

Commercial Bank's Websites
EPF-Online System - epf3@cbsl.lk

Payment accepted via

Commercial Bank's Onlien System
Direct Debit
Cheques & Money Orders


Minimizes errors, which may occur in filling forms and data entry
Eliminates a large volume of paper flow
Updates memeber accounts immediately
Saves time and cost
Avoids postal delays
Deadline – Last working day of each month

e-Returns Downloads

EPF Notice Sub Returns English
EPF Notice Sub Returns Sinhala
EPF Notice Sub Returns Tamil
Gazette 2013
e-Media Registration Form
Members / Employees

When leaving service on reaching age of retirement.

  • 1) Males - 55 years
  • 2) Females - 50 years

When leaving service on grounds of marriage in the following context
(For female Employees)

  • 1) If married within 3 months of leaving service
  • 2) Have left service within 5 years of marriage
A certified photocopy of the Marriage Certificate certified by the Registrar who registered the marriage or a marriage certificate issued by the Additional District Registrar should be submitted along with the above forms.

When migrating to another country on a permanent Visa

  • 1) The permanent Visa and a photocopy
  • 2) The Original of the passport and a photocopy along with the above forms should be submitted to the Head Office of the Labour Department

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