|Quick Check for non-EU citizens||Quick Check for EU and EFTA citizens|
|Are you at least 18 and no more than 30 years old?||Are you at least 18 and no more than 30 years old?|
|Do you have a basic knowledge of English?||Do you have a basic knowledge of English?|
|Are you single and without children?||Are you single and without children?|
|Can you pay for your travel costs?||Can you pay for your travel costs?|
|Do you wish to go to Ireland to learn a foreign language and take care of children?||Do you wish to go to Ireland to learn a foreign language and take care of children?|
|Do you or your sponsor already have access to several thousands of euros? (Non-EU nationals need to prove that they have several thousands of euros* at their disposal to get a visa.)|
*Please check the page Information for non-EU citizens in Ireland to find out more about the amount of money you need to have at your disposal in order to apply for your visa.
Have you answered all questions with "Yes"? Then off you go! Ireland is waiting for you!
Have you answered one or more questions with "No"? In this case, you unfortunately lack one or more important prerequisites needed to become an au pair in Ireland.
Our tip: Think about an au pair placement in another great host country. The following page provides you with information on the au pair stay in other countries.
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.