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How to become an Au Pair in Denmark: requirements

Au Pair in Denmark requirements
Did you know that Walt Disney decided to create the famous Disneyland in America after visiting the beautiful Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen? The country is not only beautiful and full of breathtaking views, but also old and majestic. 
Denmark is the oldest monarchy worldwide. Also the national flag is the first one in the world - according to the legend, it fell from the sky in the 13th century and rallied the Danes to victory. If you would like to immerse yourself in the culture of this great country, just keep reading! Read further to find out about the Au Pair requirements in Denmark.

Au Pair in Denmark requirements

Requirements for an Au Pair in Denmark are identical for applicants from EU and Non-EU countries. Exceptions will be made in case of the citizens of Canada, New  Zealand, Chile, Japan, Argentina, South Korea and Australia, who can use the Working Holiday Scheme to enter Denmark for cultural exchange purposes. Still, the Au Pair program requirements remain as follows.
If you are heading to Denmark, AuPair.com recommends you to go through this article regardless of your nationality. Although the Au Pair program in Denmark may look complicated, it’s surely worth the effort! 
 
Firstly check, if you fulfil the following requirements:
  • You are at least 18, but not older than 29 (in case of the citizens of Canada, the maximum age may reach 35 - read more about the visa regulations)
  • You are not and you have never been neither married, nor in any other registered relationship 
  • You don’t have children
  • You have knowledge of either Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, English or German
  • You have not been a participant more than once before
  • You have not had a Danish residence permit before
  • You have not been an Au Pair in Denmark for more than a year in the past years
  • You are not related to any of your prospective Host Family members. 
In addition, Au Pairs are also expected to be medically fit and have experience in childcare. If you fulfil all these requirements, find a Host Family now! 
 
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Step by step guide for future Au Pairs in Denmark


1
Find a Host Family at AuPair.com!
Register with us, create a profile and have a look at our Host Families! You will surely find the perfect one here.
 
2
Residence permit
Depending on your nationality, you may need a residence permit
 
3
Contract
The contract will be a part of your application process - discuss the terms of the cooperation with the Host Family and sign the contract before you start your application process. 
 
4
Travel expenses
In case of Denmark, the Host Family is in charge to provide you with the ticket to Denmark and back home - under the condition, that you are from any other than EU / EEA country. 
 
5
Make sure that you are OK with the Au Pair Program regulations in Denmark!
Your contract must fulfil these requirements - otherwise you cannot become an Au Pair in Denmark and you will not receive a residence permit, if you need it.
 
6
Pack your suitcase! 
And get ready for the travel to the happiest country in the world. 
 



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