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...
In most cases, a Novel Coronavirus contamination occurs at home or in leisure times. However, those who have most likely contracted the virus in the workplace - may be recognized as victim of a work injury.
A person recognized as a work injured due to the virus, will receive a work-injury benefit for the days they did not work, during their coronavirus disease, for up to 91 days.
Please note that your collaboration in the epidemiological investigation is most important, and the more detailed it is, the more helpful it will be to us in realizing you rights in the framework of your claim handling.
If, unfortunately, the coronavirus disease leaves you with a lasting disability, you may be entitled to an allowance or a grant, depending on the remaining disability. To that end, one must submit a request to establish the degree of work disability (BL/200). Once you claim submitted, you will be summoned to a Medical Board that will establish the degree of disability. If you are entitled to a grant or a work disability allowance, the sum paid will be determined according to your income prior to the accident. To learn more, click here.
To avoid unnecessary delays in handling your claim, the following documents must be attached to the claim:
Please note that questionnaires are a part of the documents to be attached to the claim and do not replace the claim form.
One must attach the documents and forms relevant to the occupation that caused the Corona contamination.
If you have the following documents (all or some of them) you are also strongly advised to attach them to the claim:
Please note that anyone who enters quarantine as a result of exposure to a Covid-19 patient in the workplace, but has not himself or herself contracted the virus – will not be recognized as a victim of a work injury.
Information to the employer of a worker contaminated with Novel Coronavirus