Au pair in Austria

Answers to all the important questions of au pairs and host families regarding requirements and conditions of the au pair stay in Austria. Use these resources to research, plan and be perfectly prepared for an Austrian au pair stay.

Innsbruck, Österreich

Rich cakes and candies. Alpine mountains and chalets. Historic cities rich with culture. All to be found in Austria. Very different from Germany but all in the German language. An attractive host country for au pairs. For families in Austria, an au pair stay offers flexible support with childcare, a new language in the family mix and cultural exchange right at home.

Sound interesting? Then check and see if you fulfil the eligibility requirements for au pairs and host families in Austria that are outlined below.

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Requirements for au pairs


What do you need to be an au pair in Austria?

EU and EFTA citizens

  • Du are between 18 und 27 years old
  • You would like to improve your knowledge of German and learn about Austrian culture.
  • You have a basic knowledge of German and would like to improve it.
  • You are unmarried and have no children.
  • You can pay for your travel to Austria.

Citizens of all other countries

  • Du are between 18 und 27 years old
  • You would like to improve your knowledge of German and learn about Austrian culture.
  • You have a basic knowledge of German and would like to improve it.
  • You are unmarried and have no children.
  • You can pay for your travel to Austria.
  • You would like to work as an au pair in Austria for at least 6 months and not more than 12 months.
  • In the last 5 years you have not worked for more than one year as an au pair in Austria.

You fulfil all the requirements? That's great! Get more information about entry requirements and conditions of the au pair stay in Austria on the pages below.

You don't fulfil all the requirements?  Then unfortunately you cannot become an au pair in Austria. But don't give up. There are lots of other countries to consider. Check now in which countries you can become an au pair.

 

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Requirements for host families


What you need to be a host family in Austria:

  • At least one child under 18 is living in your household.
  • You can provide your au pair with her/his own room.
  • You are looking for a young person to join your family on a temporary basis and help with childcare and light housework.
  • You speak German in your daily family life.
  • You will make it possible for your au pair to attend a language course.

You fulfil the requirements? That's great. Then you're ready to take the next step. You can find au pairs that fit your search criteria with your EasyFind search manager.

You don't fulfil the requirements? Unfortunately you may not use AuPairWorld for your search in this case.

Further information on the au pair stay in Austria

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