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...
The National Insurance Institute covers a part of study expenses of
single-parent families and families with 4 or more children, who receive a
The NII pays these families a study grant at the beginning of every school
year, for children between age 6 and 18. The grant is transferred to the bank
account on which child allowance is paid.
Before the start of every school year, dates of birth of the children eligible
for study grants for the current year are published.
The parent who has custody
of the child may receive maintenance allowance from the NII if a court judgment
was ruled in favor of the child, which set forth maintenance allowances for the
child, which are due by the other parent