The requirements of the Au Pair program in Spain vary depending on the Au Pair's home country. We have collected all the information on how to become an Au Pair in Spain valid for European Union citizens:
Age: 18 - 30 years
Language skills: Basic knowledge of Spanish. English, French or German language skills will also work, since families are often looking for someone to teach a language to their children.
Clear criminal record
If all the points above are true about you, don't wait and …
You can also just follow these steps to become an Au Pair:
Find a Host Family in Spain
To become an Au Pair in Spain you must first search for a Host Family on AuPair.com - register for free, fill in your profile, add pictures to make it more interactive and start looking for the perfect candidates.
Sign the contract and think of an insurance for Spain
Au Pair program in Spain - step by step for Non-EU citizens:
Sometimes it seems like there is no end in sight if you look at the whole process. But once you’ve reached Spain you won’t regret your effort. Just follow the steps below:
Look for a Host Family on AuPair.com
If you are already registered with us, make sure that your profile is filled out completely and start sending messages! Read our handbook for participants and learn more about the process of searching for the perfect match.
Check your passport
Make sure that your passport is valid during the application and for your whole stay in Spain!
Sign the contract
The contract is the most important document for the visa application. You will definitely need the original to apply. Discuss all the details with your Host Family and ask them to sign and send it to you as fast as possible.
Submit your visa application
Depending on your nationality, you have to choose the right visa to Spain which will allow you to stay and become an Au Pair in the country. AuPair.com provides you with all the details.
Au Pair insurance in Spain
If you applied for a visa you should also take care of your insurance for Spain. The insurance should cover you for the whole length of your stay - make sure to talk to your Host Family about it! It is also possible that you need the insurance papers for the visa application. Please check that with the Spanish embassy in your home country.
Get ready for travelling
Are you going by plane or train? Get the ticket and pack all the documents that will be necessary for border control. You will be asked for your visa, ID card and passport! It might also be possible that you will be asked for the contract that you and the hosts have to sign. So don’t forget it and get ready to become an Au Pair in Spain!
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