who is allowed to represent insured persons?

Under article 386 of the National Insurance Law, several groups are allowed to represent insured persons:
  • Attorney – member of the Bar Association;
  • Accountant – holder of an accounting license, under  the Accountant Law;
  • Close friend – handles the affairs of other persons without any compensation;
  • Representative of a workers’ union – a representative of a professional union of which the insured is a member;
  • Representative of an employers’ union – a professional representative of the employers, represented on the Institute’s Council (such as an accountant);
  • Union representative for agricultural communities – representative of the union, such as  the Settlement Movement and the Agricultural Union;
  • Tax advisor - who appears on the National Insurance Institute list of representatives.