The most important information for au pairs

Do you want to be an au pair in Canada? See the following pages for important information relevant to you.

Can I become an au pair in Canada?

Quick Check for au pairs in CanadaUse the Quick Check to see if you fulfil the requirements (e.g. age, nationality, etc.) to become an au pair in Canada.

How can I become an au pair in Canada?

Go to our step-by-step guideFind out what you need to consider before leaving your country (which documents are needed, whether a visa is required etc.). 

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

Find out more about the practical aspects of au pairing What kind of support does your host family expect from you? How much holiday are you entitled to? Who pays for the language course? Find the answers to these questions and more here.

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

Go to our safety pageDo you have insurance coverage abroad? Is your driving licence valid in your host country?Do you need to sign a contract with your host family? What can you do to ensure your own safety? Find the answers to all these questions here.

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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