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 disabled child allowance is paid on your bank account on the 28th of each month.
For some months of the year, the payment date of the benefit may
vary on the occasion of holidays. The dates of payment are updated
on the payment calendar (in Hebrew).
You may receive a disabled child allowanve retroactively for up to one year prior to the date of submission of the claim,
depending on the medical impairment.
If the benefit is paid due to developmental delay, you may receive retroactive payment for up to six months prior to claim submission.
One of the parameters of eligibility
for a disabled child allowance is the child being in Israel.
If the child leaves the country, the
benefit is generally paid for a period of three months following his travel abroad, provided that the benefit payment started at least two months before the travel.
The benefit is paid beyond a period of three months in the following cases:
In all above cases, please contact the National Insurance Institute before travelling abroad.
When a disabled child is permanently placed in an
institution (dormitory) which provides medical, nursing or
rehabilitation services, he is not entitled to a benefit.
If the child received a disabled child allowance before being institutionalized, his parents must report the child's
admission to the institution. Benefit payment will discontinue from the first day of the month following the child's institutionalization.
When a disabled child, receiving a benefit, has been hospitalized, benefit payment will continue for a period of one year following the date of
After a year since hospitalization,
his entitlement to a benefit will be evaluated again, based on the causes of