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...
As one of the conditions of entitlement to an income support benefit, the insured must report to the Employment Service.
However, an exemption from reporting to Employment Service is granted in the following cases:
Those working full time, are exempt from reporting to Employment Service in accordance with an authorization of the National Insurance Institute.
Those working part time, can be exempt from reporting in accordance with an authorization of the Employment Service.
Last three pay slips
and employer's authorization regarding the scope of work and amount of lump-sum payments made over the last year (convalescence, clothing, bonus and so forth).
The parents of a child under two years old can choose which parent will be exempt from reporting to the Employment Service.
The exemption is also granted to a single-parent and foster parents.
Those who are not able to work for more than 30 consecutive days because of their health condition.
Please note, in this case, exemption from reporting to the Employment Service may be received for 6 months at most.
A person with a sick family member (spouse, child, foster child, adult child or parent) in need of constant supervision, living in the same apartment with him/her, and need supervision throughout most of the day for at least 45 consecutive days (before filing a claim for benefit).
In this case, the exemption is granted for a six months period, unless the person in need of supervision is a child recipient of a disabled child allowance, a 65 years old father or 60 years old mother, or older.
Please note, in such as case, the exemption will not be given if another person is already entitled to the benefit or the exemption for the care of the same sick individual.
Anyone under 18 is exempt from reporting to the Employment Service.
Anyone who reached retirement age is exempt from reporting to the Employment Service.