The domestic worker performs jobs that are necessary for the proper maintenance and operation of a household or an apartment building and which are intended to help the occupant of the home and other family members in that household in its management.
Types of jobs included in the category of housekeeping:
The requirement to register with the NII, to make regular reports and to pay insurance contributions also applies to the employer of a domestic worker who is not 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. .
The quickest and most efficient way of registering as the employer of a domestic worker is to fill out a Form for the Opening of a File as an Employer of a Domestic worker, which can be downloaded from the NII’s payments website, and to send it online to the NII. (Please note: The NII payments website supports only the Explorer browser.)
Maternity benefit, child allowance, maintenance (alimony), survivors’ benefit, benefit to relatives of a person who has died as the result of a work accident, benefit to relatives of a person who has died as the result of a hostile action, work injury benefit, reserve service benefit, benefit for radiation-affected persons, benefit for persons with transfusion-acquired HIV, benefit for accident-injured persons, disability pension, benefit for special services to severely disabled persons, mobility benefit, benefit for injury sustained in the course of volunteer activity, old-age pension, income support, benefit to hostile action casualties, unemployment benefit, bankruptcy benefit (in the event of the bankruptcy of the insured’s employer).
At the beginning of each year, the National Insurance Institute will send you a special voucher booklet for reporting and payment. You can also report and pay online by going to the National Insurance Institute payments website and using its Form for Payment of Insurance Contributions for a Domestic worker.
Tenants’ committees can report and pay for their domestic workers through the payments website with an identifying number of the booklet alone. The number appears in the reporting and payment booklet sent each year in the voucher reports.