The most important information for host families

This page will provide you with some important information and tips on how to host an au pair if you are a host family in Italy.

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Can we become a host family in Italy?

girl in front of a black board trying to resolve a problem You live in Italy and wish to host an au pair? Check here if you meet the necessary requirements.

Entry requirements for au pairs in Italy

girl at the airport, walking down the aisle You wish to know which documents your au pair needs? On this page you can find out what both of you need to organize prior to their entry in Italy.

Costs, working hours, time off etc. in Italy

student with book in her arm, walking down the campusWhich costs will you have to bear? What can au pair and host family expect from each other? How much holiday is the au pair entitled to?

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

girl driving a carDo you have to sign a contract together? Will your au pair be covered in Italy? Is the au pair's driving licence valid in your country? On this page you can also find out what you can do in order to ensure your own safety.

Video: One Au Pair Day in Lucca, Italy

Video: One Au Pair Day in Lucca, ItalyWe travelled abroad to meet the Franceschi family and Lisa, their au pair. We grabbed our cameras and followed them closely to get an insight into their daily lives and to film their personal impressions and suggestions for you. Go ahead and catch a glimpse behind the scenes!

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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