Conditions of entitlement


1. For those entitled to assistance with the purchase of a special accessories vehicle.

2. For those entitled to assistance with the purchase of a private vehicle.

The loan for those who are entitled to purchase a special vehicle is granted to a person who fulfills one of the following:

1. A medical committee or a medical appeals committee determined that he requires and uses a wheelchair.
2. The Medical Institute for Road Safety determined that he requires a vehicle for special accessories.
3. He is not entitled to assistance in financing the cost of the vehicle from the Rehabilitation Department, and if entitled, he choose to receive it from the Mobility Department.
4. He signed a liability deed in which he is obligated to:
a. Purchase a vehicle that he can enter in a seated position in a wheelchair, or which we can drive seated in a wheelchair.
b. Install all the accessories recommended by the Medical Institution for Road Safety, and to provide certification to the effect that this is possible in the vehicle that he plans to order, before ordering the vehicle.

The loan for those entitled to purchase a private vehicle is granted in one of the following cases:

1. This is the first vehicle to be purchased.
2. Five years have elapsed from the date of receiving the previous standing loan.
3. A standing loan for replacing a vehicle was authorized ahead of time because the Medical Institute determined that the person with limited mobility has new driving limitations which do not enable him to continue to use the vehicle in his possession.
4. The person with limited mobility received a standing loan as someone without a driver's license, and then obtained a license and required a larger vehicle than the one in his possession.

A person with limited mobility who is entitled to a loan from the loan fund for purchasing a private vehicle must meet the following main conditions (there are additional conditions):

1. He is 18 or older, but younger than 60.
2. A mobility limitation of at least 90% was established for him.
3. He possesses a valid driver's license.
4. His income from employment exceeds 25% of the average wage - NIS 2,638 (as of Jan 01, 2020), or he is a student at an institution recognized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, or employed in a protected enterprise, all for at least 12 months which need not be consecutive, out of the 18 months that preceded submission of the application for assistance from the fund.
5. The amount of his income and the income of his spouse (from employment and from other sources) does not exceed 150% of the average salary - NIS 15,827 (as of Jan 01, 2020). attendance allowance, child allowance and payments given for vehicle maintenance or for participation in mobility expenses due to disability are not considered income for this purpose.