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 a recipient of income support benefit
and, in our verification, it is found that your in principle not
entitled to the benefit for one of the two situations describe below:
you live with a common law spouse who does not meet the conditions of entitlement to income support.
You use a car on a permanent basis.
You have the right to be heard (express reserves about the decision on your eligibility) in the following manner:
ruling on the discontinuation of your benefit, a written notification
is sent to you, giving you the opportunity to waive your right to an
income support benefit. At this point, payment of your benefit is
maintained, and you will be granted the right to be heard within 45 days
since the day of the notification.
During 45 days, you may contact us in writting or approach a local branch, for purposes of expressing your position on that matter.
After hearing your arguments, your entitlement to the benefit will be re-examined, and the decision will be notified to you.
In case a response from your part is not received within 45 days, benefit payment will be discontinued.