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...
An Israeli residentA person whose life is centered in Israel. Criteria for determining this include: Israel is your permanent place of residence, where your family resides, where your children go to school, your primary place of work, or where you are studying. registered as a student of a religious institute.
Registration at the National Insurance Institute as a Yeshiva student is made automatically by transferring information to Torani institutions. Unless the information is automatically received by the NII, a certificate of studies, signed by the Yeshiva and mentioning the student's details and the period of studies, must be sent to the Insurance and Collection Department.
The certificate can be sent by means of the internet site or submitted at your local NII branch.
A Yeshiva student must pay his own national and health insurance contributions at minimum rates - NIS 128 per month. Rate as of Jan 01, 2021.
Methods of payment of insurance contributions
Yeshiva students may be entitled to the following benefits:
Children, old-age pension, reserve service, accident-injured persons, disability, attendance allowance, mobility, persons injured while volunteering, family of a person deceased due to a work accident, long-term care, radiation-affected persons, persons with transfusion-acquired HIV, prisoners of Zion, family of a person deceased due to hostile action, survivors, benefit for a newborn whose mother died during childbirth, hostile action casualties.