Bituach Leumi (The National Insurance Institute of Israel) is responsible for a wide range of services including pensions, health insurance, unemployment payments, child supplements, and more.

In order to ensure that your residency is not called in to question, nor your healthcare stopped while you are abroad, it is recommended to inform Bituach Leumi of your travel plans.

Once you have a Bituach Leumi online account, you can easily notify them of your travel plans by messaging a representative through the system. If you do not yet have a Bituach Leumi online account, click here to view our guide on creating one. 

See below for instruction how to notify Bituach Leumi through your personal online account   See here to notify Bituach Leumi of your travels without the use of an online personal account.

Step 1: Once you are logged in to your Bituach Leumi online account, click on the paper airplane on the righthand side of the screen called צור קשר

Step 2: You will have the option to select a topic. To notify Bituach Leumi that you will travel abroad, select the 5th option down, ביטוח וגביה.

Step 3: Enter your message in the box below, and specify your travel dates if possible. You can write in English. Once you are done, select the blue button שליחה.

For any questions or issues reach out to NBN Answers at [email protected] or call *3680.

Updated: April 3, 2024

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