The most important information for host families

Are you a family in Canada wanting to host an au pair? See the following pages for important information relevant to you.

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Can we become a host family in Canada?

Photo requirements host familiesUse the Quick Check to see if your family fulfils the requirements to host an au pair in Canada.

Entry requirements for au pairs in Canada

Photo entry requirements for au pairsFind out what you need to consider before your au pair arrives (what documents the au pair needs, whether a visa is required etc.)

Costs, working hours, time off etc. in Canada

Photo spare time of an au pairWhat can au pairs and host families expect from each other? How much holiday is the au pair entitled to? What are the working hours of an au pair? Find the answers to these questions and more here.

The au pair contract, insurance, driving licence etc. in Canada

Photo safetyDo you have to insure your au pair in Canada? Is his/her driving licence valid here? Is there a contract to sign? 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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