The most important information for au pairs

Sweden has much more to offer than just Abba, Ikea and Pippi Longstocking. Here you can find out all about making the dream of an au pair stay in Sweden come true. 

Can I become an au pair in Sweden?

Do our Quick Check to find out if you can work as an au pair in SwedenCheck whether you fulfil the requirements (e.g. age, nationality, etc.) needed in order to become an au pair in Sweden.

What formalities must I take care of as an au pair going to Sweden?

Prepare your stay following our step-by-step guideClarify the entry requirements: What do you need to take care of before setting out? What documents are required?  Do you need a visa? Find out more here.

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

Find out more about the practical aspects of au pairing What kind of support does your host family expect from you? How many hours are you expected to work? How much holiday are you entitled to? Find the answers to these, and many other questions regarding an au pair stay in Sweden here.

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

Do not forget to sign an au pair contract and to have a valid insuranceWhat sort of au pair contract should you have? Are you insured when living abroad? Is your driving licence valid? What's important for your safety? Find out more here.

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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