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...
Those who do not work and without income are liable to pay insurance contributions at the minimum rate:
Overall, a person who does not work and has no income will pay NIS 203 per month.Available methods of payment of insurance contributions
Those who are not working and who have income not from work - will pay national and health contributions as a percentage of their income.
Please note that an Israeli resident staying abroad and working for a foreign employer, pays insurance contributions on his income at the rate set out for non-work income.
Table of insurance contribution rates for income not from work:
For the income share between NIS 3,134 and NIS 7,522 (reduced rate)
For the income share above between NIS 7,522 and NIS 49,030 (full rate)
National insurance contributions
Health insurance contributions
If in 2023 you earned taxable income from a foreign employer amounting to NIS 12,000 per month (NIS 144,000 per year), and had no other income, here is the calculation of national and health insurance contributions that you would have to pay:
You have to pay insurance contributions on an annual income of NIS 112,344 (144,000 - 37,608), at following rates:
Overall, for an annual income of NIS 144,000, insurance contributions amounting to NIS 10,608 per year shall be paid.
as of Jan 01, 2024