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...
The medical treatment will be provided by means of the sick funds and the hospitals that are authorized to give medical services for the impairments recognized by the Medical Board.
You can receive reimbursement of purchases of medical accessories related to the injury that were not provided by the sick funds. Furthermore, you can receive reimbursement of dental treatment related to the injury.
In order to receive these reimbursements, it is possible to send documents and receipts by means of the website of the National Insurance Institute, service centers at branches or in the service box at the NII branch's entrance. An NII doctor will authorize the reimbursement.
In January are paid convalescence pay for 7 days.
In August, a grant that includes various annual benefits is paid.
Disabled persons who are entitled to a disability pension will receive vocational rehabilitation in accordance with the NII regulations. Please contact the Rehabilitation Department of your local NII branch.
A discount in the payment of Arnona municipal tax (up to 66%). Notice of eligibility is sent to municipalities.