Enquiries Regarding Unredeemed Compulsory State Loans
Compulsory State Loans were paid by the public in 1961–1982. Loans were also extended by citizens to the State on a voluntary basis. If you paid a loan, or if you are an heir or the manager of the estate of someone who paid a loan, you can check on the particulars about it through the information system on the website.
Enter the relevant identifying details- identification number (including control digit) and name
(as it appears in the Population Registry in Hebrew).
If there are unredeemed loans, you can submit a request, through the website, to receive instructions on redeeming them.
The option of checking eligability through the system is not available in the following cases:
- The holder of a loan transferred it to a third party.
- The holder of a loan paid it in the 1960s (the database only includes certificates from 1970-82).
- The holder of a loan is a company, employer, or nonresident.
In such cases, please contact the Bank of Israel in writing:
Bank of Israel, State Loans Section, PO Box 780, Jerusalem, 91007.
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Foreign loans: State of Israel BONDS & CERTIFICATES
The State of Israel raises funds around the world through foreign loans—in bond and certificate form. The loans are administered by a fiscal agent, currently Computershare.
Loan certificates which have or had an early redemption option in Israel can be redeemed in Israel through certain commercial bank branches. These certificates are:
2. Certificates - Securities issued in the past by the Ministry of Finance and were eligible for early redemption.
Foreign loan certificates registered under a name are generally issued for 15 year terms. The actual loan certificaates and the attached coupons carry unique serial numbers.