Self Employed Members – FAQs

Employees' Trust Fund Board is a statutory organization . It is coming under Finance and Planning Ministry. It provides welfare benefits to active members.

To obtain membership duly filled applications should be sent to E.T.F Head office with the first month’s contribution. Monthly contribution should be Rs.200/- or more 

Membership applications can be obtained from E.T.F Board Head Office , Branch offices or from the internet .

Monthly Contribution should be made on or before the last day of the following month .

As an example your April contribution can be paid until May 31.

Yes , you can make your contribution for the next two three months or for the year, in advance .


No, amounts of the benefits do  not depend on the contribution made by the member.


No, even If you have enjoyed all benefits, when resigning member gets all the deposited money with the interest 

Our aim is to encourage  Self employed persons and Migrant workers to save money for their future needs.

The payments can be made through all the Branches of People's Bank in cash, through the Cheques sent by post, handing over to the E.T.F field Offices in cash or through a standing order given to your Bank . Please remember , you can deposit contributions through the People's Bank branches only after obtaining the membership. Do not forget to write your National Identity card number and your name on the Bank slip when paying money. (People's bank our current account number 119100180000287)

The cheques  should be drawn in favour of the EMPLOYEES' TRUST FUND BOARD

The persons employed in the Public sector who are entitled to get pensions can not obtain the membership


Members also can rejoin as a new member