Au pair in the USA

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USAIt is a requirement by US Law for au pairs who wish to travel to the USA to contact one of the designated au pair agencies in order to legally work in the country.

Why do you still find American host families and au pairs who wish to work in the USA on AuPairWorld? Well, the same principle applies to the USA as to any other host country. This means that au pairs and host families may take the opportunity to pre-search their future contracting partner through our site: as a first step, host families and au pairs may select their match according to their individual search criteria (prematching). Once the choice has been made, both au pair and host family need to decide upon the designated agency they wish to select. The agency takes care of the formalities for the J1-visa au pairs need to apply for. Au pairs and host families pay for the services provided by these agencies. 

You will find more information on this topic in our section Info host countries and in our interview: How to become an au pair in the USA

More information on this topic:

One topic – your questions: Au pair in the USA
Interview: How to become an au pair in the USA
Question of the week: Obligation to apply through an agency for the USA: Why do I still find American families on AuPairWorld?

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Information for au pairs and host families – host countries at a glance
Testimonials of au pairs and host families  
Summary of topics: One topic – your questions

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