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.

For more information on making Aliyah as a new Oleh, click here.

If your status is different than the status for which the page is intended, please click on the link to your status:
Mishpachot Olim
Former A-1 Visa Holder
Ktinim Chozrim
Ezrachim Olim

Sal Klita

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

Rent Subsidy

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

Health Coverage

Bituach Leumi (the National Insurance Institute) provides up to 12 months of free basic health insurance to new Olim.

Arnona Discount

Reduced municipal property tax for renters and owners.

Ulpan

Free full-time Hebrew Ulpan course, available in many locations around Israel.

Tuition Benefit

Heavily subsidized university tuition for eligible young Olim.

Customs Benefits

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

Israeli Income Tax

Discounted income tax payments on income earned in Israel.

Mortgage Discount

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

Free Flight to Israel

 For eligible Olim making Aliyah from outside Israel.

Taxi from Ben Gurion

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

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.

Foreign Income Tax

Tax breaks on passive and active income earned overseas.

Bringing in Money

The max. amount of cash that an Oleh can bring into Israel is 1,250,000 NIS.

Daycare Subsidy

Tuition reduction for recognized Maons and Peutons.

Purchase Tax

Special Oleh tax bracket, depending on purchase price.

Driver’s License

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

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