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Au Pair in Denmark

Becoming an Au Pair in Denmark will give you the opportunity to learn a new language and experience life in a Scandinavian country.

Are you going to miss this chance?

Au Pair in Denmark - At a Glance

  • Age: 17 - 29 years old
  • Length of stay: 3 - 24 months
  • Working hours: a maximum of 30 hours per week
  • Holidays: the Au Pair will get at least one day off a week and one week's paid holiday every six months
  • Travel costs: to be paid by au pair
  • Insurance: medical and employment insurance to be met by Host Family. Find out further information on Contract and insurance.
  • Salary: a minimum of 3,150DKK after taxes
  • Visa requirements: nordic citizens and EU citizens do not need a visa

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Requirements for EU-citizens

  • I speak the language of the Host Family or have a good command of English
  • I'm not younger than 17 and not older than 29
  • I'm healthy and I don't smoke
  • I like hanging out with children

Requirements for Non- EU-citizens

  • I am between 17 and 29 years old
  • I have experience looking after children
  • I am healthy
  • I don't smoke
  • I have a good command of Denish, English or German
  • I have a minimum intermediate school certificate
  • I don't have my own children
  • I am entitled to a visa

More info on requirements for Non-EU applicants

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 
  • You can always consult an office worker in charge of answering all your questions
  • Au Pair agencies check the Host Families 
  • You can participate in the meetings that the agency organizes
  • It's simply safer to cooperate with the agency

Costs for the Au Pair

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

  • You have to pay for the agency's service (in case you choose one)
  • You will need to cover visa expenses in case you need one
  • You will need to pay for the travel costs
  • You might like to buy some presents for the Host Family


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Additional information about Au Pair in Denmark

Au Pair duties

Your main duties as an Au Pair in Denmark will be related to the children and to childcare so make sure you discuss them with your Host Family.

More about Au Pair duties

Contract and insurance

Find out all the important information about the Au Pair contract and insurance in Denmark in order to start enjoying your Au Pair adventure.

More about Contract and insurance

Requirements for Non-EU applicants

Are from a Non-EU country and you would like to find out the requirements to become an Au Pair in Denmark? Register now on AuPair.com!

More about Requirements for Non-EU applicants