The most important information for au pairs

Make your dream come true and become an au pair in the UK. Find a great host family in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Choose from all kinds of places: from London, the heart of the UK, to Edinburgh, the lively Scottish university city, to Cardiff in Wales by the sea. Why wait? Why not get started with your au pair adventure in the UK today?

Au pair and host child in the UK

Can I become an au pair in the UK?

Requirements au pair UKFind out what requirements you need to fulfil to become an au pair in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

How can I become an au pair in the UK?

Entry requirements au pair UKFormalities you need to follow as an EU citizen and as a non-EU citizen before you leave your country for the UK

Pocket money, working hours, time off etc. in the UK

Pocket money au pair UKInformation on au pair tasks, the language course, holiday time that au pairs in the UK are entitled to, and much more

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

au pair contract and insurance au pair UKUseful tips on your stay as an au pair in the UK including information on insurance, driving licence requirements, the au pair contract, safety, etc.

UK Guided Tour: What you should see during your au pair stay

au pair visiting Westminster in London Always wondered what there is to do in the UK? Have you always wanted to visit the main sights in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland? Let us give you a guided tour!

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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