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Au Pair in China

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

More and more Au Pairs choose China because they are attracted by the rich Chinese culture and its beautiful landscape. It is a definitely wonderful place to travel and experience a gap year.

Au Pair in China - At a Glance

  • Age: 18 - 29 years old
  • Length of stay: 3 - 12 months
  • Working hours: 25 - 35 per week
  • Chinese lessons: 8 - 10 hours a week
  • Pocket money: a monthly amount of 700 - 2000 RMB
  • Travelling expenses: covered by the Host Family up to 5000 RMB
  • Insurance: international insurance needed. Further information on Contract and insurance.

Au Pair China Check

To become an Au Pair check out the following information: 

  • I speak a little bit of Chinese or have a good command of English
  • I'm not younger than 18 and not older than 29
  • I'm healthy and I don't smoke
  • I like hanging out with children
  • I don't have my own children

With or without an 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 will help you to deal with visa formalities if one needed (in case you choose one)
  • You can always consult the office worker, who will answer all your questions
  • Au Pair agencies check the Host Families
  • You can participate in the meeting that the agency might orginize
  • It's simply safer to cooperate with the agency

Costs for the Au Pair

  • You have to pay for the agency's service
  • You might need to cover visa expenses if one needed
  • You might like to buy some presents for the Host Family
  • You have to cover travel costs 

Our website cannot be held liable for any information, opinion or recommendation expressed here, so you are strongly advised to seek legal advice.

Additional Information about Au Pair in China

Au Pair duties

What are your duties as an Au Pair in China? If you still don't know what are the main tasks of an Au Pair, check the information on Aupair.com.

More about Au Pair duties

Contract and insurance

Make sure you have an Au Pair contract and an insurance to cover you during your whole stay before starting your Au Pair experience in China.

More about Contract and insurance


You will probably need a visa to become an Au Pair in China. Make sure you fulfill all the requirements needed and start your visa application now!

More about Requirements