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...
Below are the conditions of entitlement to an income supplement when a vehicule (including a motorcycle) is owned/used by the pension recipient, his/her spouse or his/her 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. who is living with him/her. In this context, age, employment status and income from work are taken into account and may influence the entitlement to this benefit.
A person who owns one vehicle with a value not exceeding NIS 44,611
could be eligible for an income supplement, provided that he/she meets all other conditions of entitlement. Under certain circumstances, hereafter detailed, a vehicle does not exclude eligibility, even if its value
exceeds NIS 44,611 .
If a person owns two or more vehicles, or the value of his single vehicle exceeds
NIS 44,611 , he or she will not be eligible for an income supplement.
Whether a person works and earns each month more than NIS 2,968 , or a person or his/her
spouse has reached retirement age, and they earn each month (including any income from their child’s work) more than NIS 2,018 – the value of the vehicle shall be deemed lower
than the value of the vehicle of a person who does not work.
Following is an explanation regarding the calculation method of an income supplement when the pension recipient holds a vehicule:
(as of Jan 01, 2023)
Three percent of the vehicle's value following the deduction of credit (as
described in Stage 1) will be taken into account.
The amount obtained in Stage 2 will be deducted from the income supplement
that would be due to a recipient, had he or she not owned a vehicle.
If one's child owns a vehicle, and he or she has earned income –
the value of the vehicle will be taken into account, but not the earned income.
In the following cases one will not lose eligibility for
a benefit due to the ownership of a (single) vehicle even if its value exceeds NIS 44,611 :
In the following cases one will not lose eligibility for an income supplement due to possession of a vehicle, even if its value exceeds NIS 44,611 , for up to 3 months:
Anyone who owns a vehicle and believes he or she may be eligible for an income supplement according to the rules described here, may submit a claim for an income support benefit at the branch closest to his or her place of residence, as soon as possible.
A person who received the income supplement before September 2012 and whose eligibility never stopped and owned or used a vehicle, or their spouse did, will continue to be eligible for the supplement, regardless of the value of the vehicle, as long as he or she continues to meet the conditions defined before the amendment to the Law:
At your disposal, a calculator regarding the amount of income supplement to which you are entitled.