The most important information for au pairs

Can I become an au pair in Austria?

Do our Quick Check to find out if you can work as an au pair in AustriaCheck if you fulfil the requirements (e.g. age, nationality, etc.) to become an au pair in Austria.

How can I become an au pair in Austria?

Prepare your stay following our step-by-step guideFind out what you need to consider before leaving your country (which documents are needed, etc.) (as an EU citizen, as a non-EU citizen).

Pocket money, working hours, time off etc. in Austria

Find out more about the practical aspects of au pairingWhat kind of support does your host family expect from you? How much holiday are you entitled to? Who pays for the language course?

Don't forget: the au pair contract, insurance etc. in Austria

Do not forget to sign an au pair contract and to have a valid insuranceWill you be covered by insurance while you are abroad? Will your driving licence be valid in your host country? Do you need an au pair contract? What can you do to ensure your own safety?

We are continually researching and updating our host country information, but cannot guarantee that all material provided is complete and correct. If you notice gaps or inaccuracies, we would like to hear from you.

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