Depending on where you’re from, the requirements for becoming an Au Pair in Iceland may differ. In order to find out whether you qualify for an Au Pair stay in Iceland, all you have to do is read this article.
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Keep in mind that families expect Au Pairs to be fluent in English or Icelandic, be single and have no children of their own, be in good health and have experience in taking care of children. Do not forget to check the visa regulations for Iceland as well. If you are an EU citizen, keep reading, if you belong to a country outside EU, check out Non-EU requirements.
Follow these simple steps to live the Au Pair experience in Iceland with AuPair.com:
Find a Host Family at AuPair.com
Create an account and personalize your profile on our website. Find Host Families with the help of our search tool. Be sure to check out our recommendations and send messages!
Check the validity of your passport
Make sure your passport is valid during the Au Pair stay.
Sign the contract
Host Families and Au Pairs must sign the Au Pair contract and make sure that aspects such as the salary and working hours are clear. Keep in mind that the Icelandic embassy needs to check the documents during the visa appointment.
Health Insurance for Iceland
Iceland requires Au Pairs to have a valid health insurance for the entire length of the stay.
Submit the visa application
The official Au Pair program in Iceland makes it possible to apply for a visa without a lot of complications.
Plan the arrival
Plan everything for your arrival. Book your flight and get the documents ready. Passport control authorities will often check documents such as contract, passport and visa.
Register at the local office and request the residence permit
Once in Iceland, you will need to register yourself and get a residence permit.
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