The National Insurance Institute is at your side during your life, from birth to advanced age, granting you a variety of social rights adapted to changing life situations.
The National Insurance Institute is responsible for the social security of Israeli residents.
Its primary mission is to ensure means of subsistence for those unable to earn their living.
The National Insurance Institute collects insurance contributions from all residents according to their social background and status, and pays benefits to those entitled. Hence, the income of economically established groups is transferred to weak and vulnerable groups and, thereby, the National Insurance Institute contributes to a more equitable distribution of national income and the reduction of dimensions of poverty. Further information...
In the wake of the coronavirus crisis and to relieve you during this period, the National Insurance Institute will pay a grant to each citizen. We are making preparations to pay you the grant automatically and directly to your bank account.
We have gathered here for you a list of frequently asked questions and answers.
We will pay the grant directly to the bank account registered in the name of the eligible, which appears in our registers / the grant can be paid to another bank account. Please note, benefit recipients don't need to update their account, the grant will be paid to the account used for payment of their benefit. If we do not have your bank account, you can easily update it on our website.
You need to open a bank account and update the account information on the website or on a voice responder at 02-5393733.
You can check to which bank account the grant will be transferred on the website and on your Personal Service account.
No. The grant will be paid in several installments, the first payment will be for children, then, few days later, a grant will be paid to recipients of allowances and citizens from the age of 18 and older.
If your 2019 income was below NIS 649,560 (or NIS 641,880 in 2018 if your 2019 income is not declared yet) - you will receive the grant.
If your annual income is higher than above amount - you will not receive be entitled to a grant for yourself, but will qualify for your children..
Recipients of certain allowances are entitled to an increased grant. If two spouses in the family receive an allowance entitling to an increased grant – in some cases the grant will be paid only to one of the spouses. To learn more, click here.
Married minors will receive a grant in the amount of NIS 750.
The grant for children will be paid to the parent who receives the child allowance on their behalf.
The elderly are entitled to an increased grant only if they receive an old-age pension with increment of income supplement or a disability increment, or a survivors pension with income supplement.
No. A disabled child allowance recipient will receive a grant for the child. The amount of the grant is determined by his place in the family.
At first, only the grants for children under 18 are transferred, and in the next few days payments will be transferred for recipients of allowances and people aged 18 and older.
The grant for children will be paid to the parent receiving the child allowance.
Yes, a grant will be paid for each child, as follows: for the first to fourth children – a grant of NIS 500 will be paid for each child. From the fifth child onwards – a bonus of NIS 300 will be paid for each child. A simulator is at your disposal a calculator for calculating the amount of the grant.
You can update your bank account on this link.
You can notify us through the website or by telephone on the answering machine at 02-5393733 or on the hotline *8321