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...
From January 2022, the disabled child allowance is paid until age 18 and 31 days (rather than 18 and 91 days so far).
The National Insurance will send you, on its own initiative, and before the child turned 18, claims for general disability pension and/or attendance allowance to those in need of help for everyday functionsDressing, eating, washing, mobility in the home, personal hygiene, to assess his or her eligibility for those benefits.
During the transition period, the National Insurance will pay for the child the highest benefit to which he or she is entitled, in the following manner:
It is really important to send us back the claims for general disability pension and/or attendance allowance that were mailed to you, together with updated medical documentation, in order to enable a timely ruling and maintain continuous eligibility for the benefits.
The claims may be sent by following ways:
Completing an online form on the website, and sending it with additional documents online.
Completing a claim form by hand, and sending it with additional documents through the website.
Submitting a claim and documents by mail, fax or in the service box of a branch nearest the place of residence.
After submitting a claim, if necessary, the child will be summoned for examination before a Medical Board, and in case of severe medical condition, the claim will be handled in a fast track.