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 177 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 2,638 and NIS 6,331 (reduced rate)
For the income share above between NIS 6,331 and NIS 44,020 (full rate)
National insurance contributions
Health insurance contributions
as of Jan 01, 2021
If in 2020 you earned taxable income from a foreign employer amounting to NIS 10,000 per month (NIS 120,000 per year), 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 88,344 (120,000 - 31,656), at following rates:
Overall, for an annual income of NIS 120,000, insurance contributions amounting to NIS 9,540 per year shall be paid.