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...
Rates of national and health insurance contributions as percentages of income as of Jan 01, 2024
Workers aged 18 to retirement ageThe age at which you will be entitled to the old-age pension, on condition that your income from work and from other sources does not exceed a certain amount. Income from work pension is not taken into account. Retirement is set at age 67 for men and 62-65, according to birth date, for women.
National insurance contributions
Health insurance contributions
Workers aged retirement age to age of entitlement to old-age pensionThis age of entitlement is set at 70 for both men and and women, and eligibility for an old-age pension is not subject to a means test. who do not receive an old age pension
Workers under 18 or who have reached retirement age and who receive an old age pension – their employer only will pay for them insurance contributions at a rate of 2% of their wage.
Workers in Judea and Sameria or foreign workers – their employer only will pay for them insurance contributions at a rate of 2% of their wage.
Those performing the above mentioned services at home will have to pay insurance contributions for himself at the same rates applying to a self-imployed person, provided that he meets the definition of self-employed person.