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 person with limited mobility requesting to purchase a car in a foreign country (private care or special vehicle), and import it to Israel privately, may purchase the car of his choice, as long as this car meets the standards of the Ministry of Transportation (this issue shall be clarified directly with the Ministry of Transportation - not with the NII which has nothing to do with this matter).
It is important to note that mobility benefits provided to car owners, with respect to a car purchase, are determined based on the price of either the determining vehicleA vehicle of a size indicated in the mobility agreement, alongside the percentage of mobility limitation or a vehicle determined by the vehicle size committee. or the car actually purchased, whichever is lower.
The standing loan is granted in accordance with the size of the purchased car or determining vehicleA vehicle of a size indicated in the mobility agreement, alongside the percentage of mobility limitation or a vehicle determined by the vehicle size committee., whichever is lower.
Upon its arrival to Israel, the car is released from customs just as any other car, and the person with limited mobility will receive tax deductions applying to the car in accordance with his entitlement.
The information is transferred directly from the Customs Authority to the National Insurance Institute.
Those who are entitled to a loan from the Loans Fund, which is added to the standing loan in order to cover the car's custom taxes, should submit the following documents to the National Insurance Institute for purposes of calculating their entitlement:
When the installation of accessories is partly performed abroad:
In order to make sure that the required installations are authorized in Israel, and in order to prevent a situation whereby inappropriate accessories are installed in the vehicle, it is suggested to inquire this matter with the Israel Standards Institution or the Israel Institute of Metals of the Technion, after receiving authorization to import the vehicle from the Ministry of Transportation and before performing installations abroad.
Before the vehicle's release from customs,a first installment of 45% will be paid, provided that the National Insurance Institute receives the vehicle as a collateral as well as the following documents from the person with limited mobility: