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How to become an Au Pair in Canada: requirements

Canada does not have an official Au Pair program, but there are certain requirements you have to fulfill. To become an Au Pair in Canada you need to have a Working Holiday Visa.

To find out what else you have to take care of before your stay in Canada, read the article below. 
Au Pair requirements in Canada
As an Au Pair in Canada, you will have the amazing opportunity to get to know a new country and language. Find out below what criteria you need to meet to become an Au Pair in Canada. It’s time to go abroad! 

Au Pair in Canada: requirements

Requirements of the Au Pair program in Canada vary depending on the Au Pair's country of origin, but in general they are:
  1. 18 - 30 years old
  2. basic knowledge of English or French
  3. entitled to a visa
  4. can cover your travel expenses and have at least 2500 CAD 
  5. have never applied for a Working Holiday Visa for Canada before
Au Pairs should also be in good health, unmarried and with no children of their own. Since they will be working with kids, they should also have experience in childcare and be willing to be a part of their Host Families.
 
If you meet the requirements and the wilderness of Canada would be something for you,keep reading to find out how to become an Au Pair. 

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Step by step to Canada!

It might be a lot of information for you, so here you can find your way step by step. 
 
1
Find a Host Family in Canada
You can browse through many Host Family profiles at AuPair.com - register for free, fill out your profile and search for Host Families.
 
2
Check your passport
Make sure that your passport is valid and that it will remain valid during your stay in Canada. 
 
3
Sign the contract and think of the documents you might need
Sign the contract, make sure that you already have all the documents you might need -safety first!
 
4
Insurance
Once you know that you can apply for a visa, you can think of the insurance for Canada. The insurance should cover the whole length of the Au Pair stay. It might be possible that you need the insurance papers for the visa application. 
 
5
Submit your visa application
Get the contract and an invitation letter for the visa application and apply for the Working Holiday Visa. AuPair.com provides you with all the details.

6
Pack your bag and get ready to go
While you are waiting for your visa, you can spend some time planning the trip, packing your bag, buying presents for the Host Family and booking the ticket.


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