National Insurance Contributions

The proper payment of insurance contributions ensures eligibility for most National Insurance benefits. All Israeli residents aged 18 and older must, under law, be covered with the National Insurance Institute and pay insurance contributions, besides:

  • housewife (a woman married to an insured and who does hot work outside her household)
  • a person who immigrated to Israel and became a resident for the first time past a certain age prescribed by law.

Payment of national and health insurance contributions is calculated in accordance with level of work and non-work income of the insured, and also in accordance with the status of the insured.