The most important information for host families

Do you wish to become a host family and welcome an au pair into your home? On the following pages, you can find out how to do it right.

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Can we become a host family in Germany?

Do our Quick Check to find out if you can host an au pair in GermanyFind out if you fulfil the requirements for being a host family in Germany.

Entry requirements for au pairs in Germany

Follow our step-by-step guide to better prepare yourselfIs your au pair a citizen from the EU or from a non-EU state? Find out what you need to consider prior to your au pair's arrival and which documents may be needed.

Costs, working hours, time off etc. in Germany

The practical aspects you should take into account before becoming a host family What do host family and au pair expect from each other? How much holiday is the au pair entitled to? Here you can find some useful information concerning the au pair placement in Germany.

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

Remember to sign the au pair contract Do you have to take out insurance for your au pair in Germany? Will your au pair's driving licence be valid here? Do you need to sign an au pair contract? What can you do for own your safety?

Visa service Germany

Visa for Germany as a host countryYour future au pair is a non-EU citizen? You need support in terms of handling formalities regarding your au pair's visa application? Why not benefit from AuPairWorld's long-term experience in the au pair business? We will be more than pleased to advise you. Our visa service will help you and your au pair prepare and complete all necessary documents for the au pair stay in Germany.

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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