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 allowance is paid to the mother. Therefore, it is deposited in the bank account in the mother's name, or in a joint account of both parents.
The allowance is paid to the parent who has actual custody of the children, under court judgment.If some of the children are living with the mother and some are living with the father, each parent is entitled to the allowance for the children in his or her custody, as specified in the court judgment, and each parent must submit a separate application to split the file to the local branch of the National Insurance Institute.
A divorced parent who has chilren in his custody may be entitled to a study grant.Please note that you may fill out claim forms and send document online.
The allowance is paid to the parent who has custody of the children.
If some of the children are in the mother’s custody and some are in the father’s custody, the allowance is paid to each parent separately according to the number of children in his or her custody and each parent must submit a separate application to split the file, and attach documents at testifying to the custody.
A separated parent who has chilren in his custody may be entitled to a study grant.
In cases in which the child is not in his parents' custody, the allowance is paid to the guardian appointed by order of the court, or to a person appointed by the NII as recipient of the allowance for the child (In order to be appointed as recipient, it is necessary to contact the National Insurance Institute, and to bring the relevant documents, such as authorization from a social worker and authorization from welfare or community workers).