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...
We look after you in these trying times, too, in the wake of the coronavirus.We have gathered on this site information related to your rights during this period, as well as updates on different matters.Besides, we have published frequently asked questions that will help you get some answers.
Did you return to work? If so, it is important to inform us!
The National Insurance Institute is glad to help the unemployed in returning to work, and will pay a "return to work grant" to those who resumed working between 1.11.20 and 30.4.21,, for a (gross) monthly wage lower that their previous (gross) wage.
The National Insurance Institute takes care of unemployed women who gave birth during the Corona
Following legislative changes initiated by the National Insurance Institute, unemployed women who gave birth during the Corona crisis and don't meet the conditions of entitlement to maternity allowance, and, due to the childbirth, are not able to keep on receiving unemployment benefits - will receive an allowance during the birth and parental period.
Dear discharged soldiers, please note that as a result of a modification of the law and due to the Corona crisis, the conditions of entitlement for a preferred job grant were modified.
We are glad to announce that, as a new relief measure in these difficult times, the National Insurance Institute will pay a one-time grant to:
Information about your unemployment days and average wage can be viewed on the
Personal Service website
> display data regarding prolonged unemployment grant.
Dear employers, we have gathered here information regarding the actions you need to take when you lay off employees or send them on unpaid leave, updates about insurance contributions payment, information about monetary compensation to which you are entitled with respect to quarantine days paid to employees, and more.
All information regarding your eligibility for unemployment benefits in accordance with your profession and our service channels.
Please note: if your employer extended your period of unpaid leave– neither you nor your employer need to notify us thereof.
We have extended the unpaid leave period automatically.
Following the "coronavirus" crisis, hundreds of thousands of workers went on unpaid leave, some of them were called up for military reserve service.
As a relief measure for reservists who went on unpaid leave and their employers – the reservists will be able to receive the reserve benefits directly from the National Insurance Institute by submitting a
Income support benefit recipients who have a low-wage job, who were compelled to decrease or altogether stop their work due to the coronavirus crisis, will still receive the benefit at this stage.
Please note that, upon your return to work, you must notify us
via the website.
Those who are not entitled to unemployment benefits, and have low or no income at all – shall check their
eligibility for income support. One must
register with Employment Service immediately upon work cessation, and at the same time submit a claim for income support benefit.
Please note, in the Employment Servicer registration form, you must indicate under the "claim type" field – income support.
Concerning a discharged soldier, who did not find any job after his discharge or who earns a low wage (up to NIS 3,044 per month), we advise you to check your eligibility for income support.
Anyone who contracted Covid-19 as a result of exposure to an infected person at the workplace will be recognized as a work-injury victim.
Anyone who has been in quatanting - may not be recognized as a work-injury victim.
New work injury claims will automatically be approved for a minimum period of 30 days (even if the initial medical certificate is for a shorter period), unless there is information about a return date to work earlier.
Please submit to us a claim for work-injury allowance (the form should be filled out as an "injury at work" and not as an occupational disease).
Updates to hostile actions casualties in regard to: treatment in thermal cures, repatriate bereaved family members from abroad and life certificates.
Recipients of allowances abroad who have been asked to provide us with a life certificate can obtain it from the institutions listed below.
Please note, the insured aged 85 and above must send us an original life certificate only by mail (and not through the document sending service on the website)
We have collected for you the frequently asked questions about different allocations in the context of the coronavirus.
Following the coronavirus crisis and to bring you some relief during this period, the National Insurance Institute will pay a grant to each citizen.
We are preparing for the automatic payment of the grant directly to your bank account.
A simulator is at your disposition to calculate the amount of the grant.