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 rate of income support benefit is determined according to your age and family composition (single, coupleA married couple, or a man and woman living together as a common-law-couple. and childThe son or daughter of an insured person (including foster child, adopted child and grandchild supported entirely by the insured person, except for a married child) who meets one of the following conditions: *up to age 18; *if completing his studies at a post-elementary educational institution or studying in a framework to complete matriculation exams, or having a learning disability and studying in a framework recognized by the NII– up to age 20; *if in a pre-army IDF framework – up to age 20;* if a volunteer in a framework of public service for up to 12 months and his army service is deferred due to this volunteering – up to age 21; *if serving compulsory service in the IDF – up to age 24; *if serving in the voluntary National Service – up to age 24;*if studying in an "atuda" framework and deferring army service due to studies – up to age 24.).The amounts shown in the tables below are maximum benefit amounts. Whether you have additional income or a car, benefit rate is modified in accordance with the income.
Benefit rate as of Jan 01, 2021.
You can easily assess the amount of your income based benefit by means of the Income Support Benefit Calculator
Composition of family
Benefit Rate for those reporting to Employment Service
Benefit rate for those exempt from reporting to Employment Service
Amount of work income allowed and still being eligible for the benefit (provided it is the only income)
Couple + 1 child
Couple + 2 or more children
Single parent + 1 child
Single parent + 2 or more children
Individuals aged between 25 to 54 who received the benefit in December 2002 and have ever since without interruption - are entitled to a different benefit rate, for more information, click here.
Amount of benefit
The following amounts are deducted from income support benefit: