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Au Pair in China - Requirements


What should you know in order to become an Au Pair in China?

Inform yourself about the requirements you need to fulfill and the paperwork you will need in order to enjoy an Au Pair stay in China.



Personal requirements


  • You are between 18 and 29 years old
  • You can speak Chinese or have a good command of English
  • You like hanging out with children
  • You are healthy and don't smoke
  • You don't have your own kids
  • You are entitled to a visa


Formal requirements


If you fulfill all the personal requirements, you will need to check the following information for your visa application:

  • Your passport is valid: is your passport valid? You will need to check it before starting your application and make sure the passport will be also valid for as long as you are staying in China. 
     
  • Invitation letter from your future host family in China: you will need to get an invitation letter from your future host family in order to be entitled to a visa. Make sure you ask your family to send you the letter as soon as possible in order to start your vis application.
     
  • Signed Au Pair contract: together with the invitation letter, your host family will be in charge of sending you a signed contract so please make sure you close a contract with your family and get a signed copy for you to bring to the Chinese embassy placed in your country. 
     
  • Apply for a visa: the Chinese embassy will issue your visa once they have decided you fulfill all the requirements and you are entitled to a visa.