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Au Pair in Norway: contract and insurance

The Au Pair contract is a necessary document for Au Pairs in Norway. Without it they might not get a residence permit.
 On the other hand, the insurance in Norway is governed by the country’s legislation. 
 
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Au Pair contract in Norway

Au Pair and Host Family have to sign an agreement. The participant will need to submit an application for a residence permit. Depending on their nationality, the participant will need to present it either at the local police office in Norway or at the embassy during the visa application in the participant’s homeland.
 
It is a necessity in any case. Make sure to discuss all the points with each other and sign it after reaching a mutual agreement. The contract should typically include the following informatio

Termination of the contract

Sometimes problems occur and it is not possible to find a solution. If terminating the contract between the Au Pair and the Host Family becomes necessary, both parties should write a letter of resignation. The notice period should be 1 month. The local police office (where the participant registers upon arrival) should get the information about the termination of the contract.

The Au Pair insurance in Norway

The participant is enrolled in the National Insurance Scheme (Folketrygden) along with the registration (at Folkeregister) in Norway. This way the participant is covered by the Norwegian national health service. 
 
The Host Family should also purchase insurance for the participant in case of illness, injury or death.  AuPair.com has partners like Dr. Walter and Care Concept, that you can consider for additional insurance services. 

Driving a car in Norway

The participant can drive a car in Norway using the driver’s license from their homeland for a year. If the participant stays longer than a year and wants to drive a car during this time, the applicant should apply for a Norwegian license. 


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