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Au Pair in Belgium


An Au Pair stay in Belgium is a once in a life time experience and it also might be the biggest adventure of your life.

Many Au Pairs choose Belgium because the varity of the country is immense. It is a wonderful place to travel and experience a gap year.
 

Au Pair in Belgium – At a glance
 

  • Age: 18 - 25
  • Length of stay1 - 12 months
  • Working hours: 20 hours per week 
  • Holiday: at least 1 day off a week and 2 weeks of paid holiday for a period of 12 months
  • Traveling expenses: Au Pairs must pay for their own travel expenses. 
  • Insurance: all Au Pairs belonging to any EU-country member will have the right to apply for the European Health Insurance Card. Together with this, we recommend you to contract an accident and liability insurance so that you can enjoy a safe stay as an Au Pair. 
    If you don't happen to be a citizen of any EU-country member, you will need to contract a health, accident and liability insurance and the costs will be equally shared by the Host Family and the Au Pair.
    More info under Contract and insurance.
  • Pocket money: 450€ per month
  • Visa requirements:
  1. EU-Citizens: Members of EU countries do not need a visa in order to work as an Au Pair in Belgium
     
  2. Non-EU-Citizens: Members of non EU countries will need to apply for a visa and a working permit in order to work as an Au Pair in Belgium.


Au Pair in Belgium – Check



Requirements for EU-citizens


If you want to become an Au Pair in Belgium please check out the following information: 
 
  • You are between 18 and 25 years old
  • You are healthy and you do not smoke
  • You like to work with kids
  • You never worked in Belgium with a work permit
  • You speak the language of your Host Family and you are interested in the Belgian culture
  • You have a school degree which allows you to attend university or you can proof that you attended school until you were 17 years old
  • You will need a valid passport or ID-card


Requirements for Non-EU-Citizens
 

  • You are at least 18 and not younger than 25 years old
  • You are healthy and you do not smoke
  • You like to work with kids
  • You speak the language of your Host Family and you are interested in the Belgian culture
  • You have a school degee which alows you to attend university or you can proff that you attended school until you were 17 years old
  • You don't have your own kids
  • You are entitled to a visa and a working permit
 
Further information for Non-EU-Citizens you can find here.
 


AuPair.com - With or without an additional local Au Pair agency


Once you've found your host family at AuPair.com often raises the question of whether you should additionally take an agency into consideration.
Advantages of taking an Agency:
 
  • The agency can help you to get a visa
  • You will have a local contact person
  • The Host Family was checkd by the agency
  • There will be monthly Au Pair meetings
  • It is very secure
 

Costs for the Au Pair program in Belgium
 

In case a Host Family with a premium membership gets in touch with you, you do not even need to pay for your own premium membership on AuPair.com.
 

*Additional costs
 

  • Fees for the program of a local agency (in case you choose one)
  • Visa fees
  • Travel expenses
  • Presents for your Host Family
  • Get started today and register on AuPair.com to find your perfect Host Family!
 

AuPair.com cannot be held liable for any information, opinion or recommendation expressed in this website, so you are strongly advised to seek legal advice.


Additional Information about Au Pair in Belgium



Au Pair duties

Get to know your duties as an Au Pair in Belgium in order to know what you will be expected to do! However, you should discuss it with your host family!

More about Au Pair duties

Contract and insurance

The most important things you need before you become an Au Pair in Belgium are a contract and insurance. Make sure you have both before the adventure begins!

More about Contract and insurance

Requirements for Non-EU applicants

Aren't you a resident of any EU-country and would like to get to know the requirements you need tobecome an Au Pair in Belgium? Infos on AuPair.com!

More about Requirements for Non-EU applicants