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...
To send another inquiry please complete the general questions formInformation for Family Caregivers & Guardians During The Closure
Recipients of long-term care benefits who are in isolation, or living in the same home as an individual in isolation, may receive a long-term care benefit in cash when there is no company caregiver available to care for them during the period of quarantine.
To obtain a cash benefit, you can call the call center at *2637 or contact us online on the website.
Due to the coronavirus crisis, we have automatically extended the entitlement period for recipients of temporary benefits.
Beneficiaries of a long-term care benefit granted temporarily until the end of March, will see their eligibility for the benefit automatically extended until May 31, 2020.
This will be duly notified to benefit beneficiaries whose eligibility was extended.
Regarding possible further extensions – we will review the situation in the light of the latest developments and keep you informed.
A recipient of long-term care benefits who is not currently interested in having people at home can contact us to verify the possibility of receiving the benefit in cash into their bank account. You can call the long-term care call center at * 2637 or by means of a contact form.