Which are the requirements au pairs must comply with?
Young persons aged 18-30 can become au pairs. They should neither be married, nor have any children. Every person wishing to work as an au pair should enjoy caring for children and getting to know a new culture and language. Au pairs should have a basic knowledge of the official languages spoken in their host countries. It is also important that they can afford their trip, as they are usually expected to pay for their own travel costs.
Some of the requirements au pairs must meet vary according to the relevant host country. By doing the Quick Check in our section Infos host countries, au pairs can easily find out if they meet all necessary requirements.