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!