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...
A birth grant is paid to intended parents as a participation to first expenses incurred at the reception of the child in the family.
You will be entitled to a grant if at least one of the parents is an Israeli residentA person whose life is centered in Israel. Criteria for determining this include: Israel is your permanent place of residence, where your family resides, where your children go to school, your primary place of work, or where you are studying. .
The amount of the birth grant you will receive is determined based on the number of children in the family:
If you gave birth to more than one child in closely spaced births (at an interval of up to 98 days between the first and the second births) - you may be entitled to a birth grant of the same amount paid for the birth of twins or triplets, depending on the number of children you have received.
In order to check your eligibility for a grant in case of closely spaced births, you must contact a branch of the National Insurance.
Please note that the amount of the grant is determined in accordance with the amounts updated to the date of reception of the child.
In order to obtain the birth grant, one must submit a claim for Birth and Hospitalization Grant (BL/300) within a 18-month deadline since the day of reception of the child in intended parents' custody, and attach a certificate of birth in a medical institution.You can submit a claim together with required documents to your local branch directly by means of the document sending service on the website.