What does 'over 65' mean?
'Over 65' describes a person who has become eligible to retire and may receive an NIS pension, also known as the Old Age Benefit pension (providing enough contributions have been made.
- Men must have reached the national retirement age of 65 years.
- There is a programme of change for women, due to complete on 1st March 2016, which sees a gradual increase in the retirement age for women from 60 years to 65 years and above. Please click here to see the official Government tracker.
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