The period of entitlement


Beginning of entitlement

If a child is born or adopted or immigrates to Israel before the 15th of the month, the allowance will be paid on the 1st of the month in which he was born, adopted or immigrated.
If a child is born or adopted or immigrates to Israel on the 16th of the month or later, the allowance will be paid as of the 1st of the month following the month in which he was born, adopted or immigrated.

End of entitlement

The allowance is paid until the end of the month in which the child reaches the age of 18.

The death of a child

The allowance is paid for a child who lives at least seven days after birth, or was discharged from the hospital after birth.
If a child for whom the allowance was paid dies, the NII will continue paying the allowance for three months from the end of the month in which the child died.