The most important information for au pairs

You are interested in Germany as your host country. On the following pages you can find out how to become an au pair in Germany.

Can I become an au pair in Germany?

Do our Quick Check to find out if you can work as an au pair in Germany Do you fulfil all necessary requirements (age, nationality, length of stay) to become an au pair in Germany?


How do I become an au pair in Germany?

Prepare your stay following our step-by-step guideHere you will find the answers to questions such as: Which documents do I need? What do I need to consider before leaving your country? (As an EU citizen, as a non-EU citizen)


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

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? Here, you can find these and many other details about the au pair placement in Germany.


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

Do not forget to sign an au pair contract and to have a valid insuranceDo you have insurance coverage abroad? Will your driving licence be valid? Do you have a contract? What can you do for your safety?

Frequently asked questions on the au pair stay in Germany

Brandenburg Gate in BerlinFind out the questions other au pairs have concerning the au pair stay in Germany.

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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