Au pair in Belgium

Here you can find all the information about au pairing requirements for au pairs and host families in Belgium. Clear and compact information on the official requirements for au pairing in Belgium. 

Cityscape in Brussels

Belgium offers great comfort food  – waffles, french fries, chocolate  – and not only that. There's its scenic North Sea coast and its exciting European capital city Brussels. And three languages are commonly spoken in the small country  – French, Flemish and German, making it great for language learning. Host families in Belgium get added flexilibity with childcare and an extra helping hand in the household.

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

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Requirements for au pairs

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

  • You are between 18 and 25 years old (up to 30 years old for EU citizens).
  • You are unmarried and have no children.
  • You have never had a work permit before in Belgium.
  • You have a basic knowledge of either Dutch, French or German (depending on the region where you want to go).
  • You have a school-leaving qualification which allows you to attend university or can you prove that you attended school up to the age of 17.
  • You can cover the expenses of your au pair stay and your return trip.

DYou fulfill all the requirements? Then let's get started. Belgium is waiting! You can start looking for a host family right now. You can get more information below on the pages about entry requirements and conditions of the au pair stay in Belgium. 

You don't fulfill all the requirements? That's too bad. Unfortunately you cannot become an au pair in Belgium. 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 do you need to be a host family in Belgium?

  • You have at least one child under the age of 13 living in your household.
  • Your future au pair will have have an individual bedroom and a key to your home.
  • Your au pair should help with childcare and will be treated as a member of the family.
  • You speak Dutch, French or German in your daily family life.
  • You are prepared to give your au pair sufficient time to participate in a language course.
  • You have a different nationality from your au pair.
  • You will be able to cover the costs arising from an au pair stay.

You fulfill all the requirements. Great, then you can get started right away. You can find au pairs that fit your requirements in your EasyFind search manager.

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

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