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Au Pair in Germany


An Au Pair stay in Germany is becoming increasingly popular these days.

If you are willing to live an exciting experience abroad, Au Pair in Germany may be what you are looking for!



Au Pair Program Germany - At a glance


  • Age: 17 - 30 / 18 - 26
  • Length of stay: 6 - 12 months
  • Working hours: 30 hours per week / no more than 5 hours a day
  • Holiday: the Au Pair will be entitled to 4 week's paid holiday for a 12-month period. The Au Pair has at least 1-2 days off per week.
  • Travel costs: Au Pairs must pay for their own travel expenses, unless the family agrees to pay a part or the whole amount.
  • Insurance: if you belong to any EU-member country, you should apply for the European Health Insurance card in order to access the public insurance system of the host country. It is highly recommended that the Host Family contracts an accident and liability insurance for the whole Au Pair stay.
    If you are not from a EU-member country the family has to take care of a suitable health insurance and liability insurance for the Au Pair, covering cases of illness, pregnancy, childbirth and accident.
    Further information under Contract and insurance
  • Pocket money: 260 € per month
  • Visa: applicants from European countries need a valid passport or ID to work in Germany as an Au Pair. 
 

Au Pair Germany Check


Requirements for EU-citizens

  • I speak a bit of German or have a good command of English
  • I'm 17 - 30 years old
  • I'm healthy and I don't smoke
  • I like hanging out with children

Requirements for Non-EU citizens

  • I am 18 - 26 years old
  • I have at least a A1 certificate in German language
  • I am willing to work as an Au Pair in Germany for at least 6 months
  • I have no kids
  • I am healthy and non-smoker
  • I like hanging out with children
  • I have a visa to work in Germany as an Au Pair

More info on requirements for Non-EU applicants


With or without an Au Pair agency


The answer is pretty obvious: consult the agency!
 
  • The agency will help you to deal with the visa formalities (in case you need one)
  • Office workers are always at your disposal to answer your questions
  • Au Pair agencies check the Host Families
  • You can be part of the meetings organized by the agency

Still searching for a local Au Pair agency in Germany? Register now with MultiKultur!
 


Costs for the Au Pair


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

AuPair.com offers you the chance to find your ideal family without having to pay a local agency's taxes. If a Premium family contacts you, you would also get to write them back for free.
 

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 Germany



Au Pair duties

What duties should I be performing as an Au Pair in Norway? Check on AuPair.com what are the main responsabilities of an Au Pair!

More about Au Pair duties

Contract and insurance

Make sure you arrange a contract with your host family before your Au Pair stay in Germany begins and don't forget you will need an insurance to cover you.

More about Contract and insurance

Requirements for Non-EU applicants

Inform yourself about the requirements to become an Au Pair if you are from a Non-EU country. Requirements are different since you will need a visa.

More about Requirements for Non-EU applicants