Israel - Pensions and benefits

Israel's National Flag

The Interim Agreement on Social Security between Canada and Israel came into force on September 1, 2003. This is a limited agreement dealing only with contributions.

It is not an agreement of the standard type and cannot help people to qualify for social security benefits from Canada and Israel.

The provisions of the Interim Agreement ensure that persons from Canada who are sent to work temporarily in Israel will not be required to make contributions to Israel's pension program. They will continue to be covered under the Canada Pension Plan. On a reciprocal basis, the Interim Agreement ensures that persons from Israel posted to work temporarily in Canada remain covered under the pension program of Israel.


If you want to apply for Canadian benefits, consult the Public pensions.

If you want to apply for, or have questions concerning Israeli benefits, please contact:

National Insurance Institute
13, Weizmann Avenue
Jerusalem 91909

Tel: 011 (972-2) 670 92 11
Fax: 011 (972-2) 651 40 02

For more information on contributing to the Canada Pension Plan while working abroad contact Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) or visit the CRA website.

Israel’s social security


Note: The Agreement

This page contains general information on the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Israel and may not describe all the provisions that apply to your situation. If you have any questions, please contact us. In the case of a discrepancy between this page and the Agreement, the wording and provisions of the Agreement will prevail.

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: