How to Obtain Your Israeli Senior Citizen Card

The Israeli Senior Citizen Card, Kartis Ezrach Vatik is available to women over the age of 62 and men over the age of 67. This card provides a variety of discounts and benefits on public transportation, attractions, and several other services.

New Olim, wherever they reside in Israel, can receive their Kartis Ezrach Vatik by contacting the Department of Services to the Elderly (Sherut LeMa’an HaZaken) in Jerusalem at: 02- 654-7025 or emailing ezrach.vatik@mse.gov.il. You may also send a fax with your request to 02-654-7049

Please include the information below in your request:

  • Your name as it appears on your Teudat Zehut(Identity card)
  • Your telephone numbers (landline and cell phone)
  • Home Address
  • Copy of your Teudat Zehut

Expect a 1-2 month waiting period before receiving the card in the mail.