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Au pair in Germany

Becoming an au pair in Germany

Au pair with child and balloonsHere you can find important information about Germany as a host country: from prerequisites and entry requirements to visa and pocket money, time off, insurance, driving licence, language course and contract, as well as everything else you need to know for your stay in Germany.

Becoming a host family in Germany

Members of a family jumpingYou wish to become a host family in Germany? Here you can find out if you are eligible to host an au pair, how much it costs, which countries your au pair may come from, which entry regulations apply, what the working hours and duties of an au pair are, what type of au pair insurance your au pair needs and much more.

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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