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...
According to court decision regarding file n. 5062/06, "Company of stage and communication limited and others against the National Insurance Institute", it was ruled that the status of workers reported by these companies as their salaried employees are to be examined by the definition of self-employed worker.
Circular on the determination of the status of workers reported as salaried by companies under verification (in Hebrew)
A negative answer to one or several of the questions below may indicate that you are self-employed:
If, based on your answers, you do not have the status of salaried employee:
You have to register at the National Insurance Institute as a self-employed person.
If, based on your answers, there are employee-employer relationships between you and your actual workplace:
In this event, you have to contact us in writing, expose your arguments and attach to your letter all supporting documents to your claims, in order to establish your status.In case it is ruled to regard you as a salaried employee - the agent who actually employs will considered your employer, and not the company that merely reported you as a salaried employee.You can submit your inquiry to the Insurance and Collection Department of your local NII branch or by means of the internet site.