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...
If you are working and wish to start receiving a disability pension, you may be entitled to a pension if your income is lower than NIS 6,331 (as of Jan 01, 2020), provided that you also meet the other conditions of entitlement.
In order to receive the pension, you must submit a claim for disability pension.
If you receive a disability pension, you can go out to work, expand the amount of income from work and still receive the pension. The overall income form your work and your pension will always be higher than the amount of the pension alone, it is therefore worth your while to go out to work!
Your overall amount of income from work and pension will always be higher than the amount of the pension alone.Pension rate varies according to your income, the amount of income affecting the pension changes according to the degree of incapacity:
Simulator for the calculation of general disability pension.
As long as you receive a disability pension, you will continue to receive in-full the additional monthly pension and other accompanying benefits.
Furthermore, if you are earning monthly more than NIS 2,216 (as of Jan 01, 2020), you may be entitled to a full increment for spouse and children, provided that you have earning incapacity degree of 74%, 65% or 60%.
The National Insurance Institute’s rehabilitation services are provided by social workers who assist you in finding a job and a vocational training that will give you the right tools for job integration.
We invite you to contact the Rehabilitation Department at your local NII branch, in order to check the rehabilitation program that will enable you to integrate into a job. To arrange a meeting to consult with a rehabilitation worker, please call tel. 02-643488.
Whether you stopped working or your income lowered, it is important to notify us, to enable us taking-up your rights.Important tip! If you have stopped working, please check your rights to unemployment or income support benefits.