The following is a guide to the Oleh Rights and Benefits provided to new Israeli citizens by the Israeli Government. Please note that each of these benefits is valid for a limited time period.

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Mishpachot Olim
Former A-1 Visa Holder
Ktinim Chozrim
Ezrachim Olim

Sal Klita

Financial assistance provided by Misrad Haklita (Ministry of Aliyah and Integration).
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Rent Subsidy

The Ministry of Housing offers Olim Chadashim rental assistance beginning from the 8th month of Aliyah.
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Health Coverage

Bituach Leumi (the National Insurance Institute) provides up to 12 months of free basic health insurance to new Olim without income.
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Arnona Discount

Reduced municipal property tax for renters and owners.
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Free full-time Hebrew Ulpan course, available in many locations around Israel.
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Tuition Benefit

Heavily subsidized university tuition for eligible young Olim.
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Customs Benefits

Olim are allowed to bring in appliances and household products tax-free.
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Israeli Income Tax

Discounted income tax payments on income earned in Israel.
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Mortgage Discount

 Low interest rates, compared to other market rates, for up to about 150,000 NIS.
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Free Flight to Israel

 For eligible Olim making Aliyah from outside Israel.
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Taxi from Ben Gurion

 Olim receive a free taxi ride to their first destination in Israel.
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Car Benefit

Olim pay a reduced tax rate on the purchase of a new car in Israel or the import of a car from abroad.
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Foreign Income Tax

Tax breaks on passive and active income earned overseas.
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Bringing in Money

The max. amount of cash (or cash value) that an Oleh can bring into Israel without the need to report to the authorities is 50,000 NIS.
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Daycare Subsidy

Tuition reduction for recognized Maons and Peutons.
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Purchase Tax

Special Oleh tax bracket, depending on purchase price.
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Driver’s License

FYI: Now is a great time to start your driver’s license conversion process.
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