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Au Pair in Spain - Visa application

Depending on the country you are from, you may need to apply to one or another type of visa. Please check the following list:


AUSTRALIA

Australian citizens can apply for a Young Mobilty Program, a cultural exchange program that will entitle you to travel, study and work in Spain for up to 1 year. In order to be allowed to work as an Au Pair through this program, you are not allowed to stay with the same family longer than 6 months, so make sure you find 2 different families if you are willing to stay 12 months in Spain.
 

CANADA

Canadian citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 can apply for a Young Mobilty Program. In order to apply for this mobility program you need to:

  • Have a valid passport
  • Prove that you could afford a return ticket
  • Have financial resources for the first months in Spain
  • Agree to pruchase medical insurance

NEW ZEALAND

If you are from New Zealand and would like to become an Au Pair in Spain, then you should apply for a Working Holiday Visa. To be entitled to get this type of visa, you have to make sure that:

  • You are at least 18 and not older than 30
  • You have the financial resources for a return ticket
  • You have financial resources for the first months in Spain
  • You have a health insurance
  • You haven't been entitled to a Working Holiday Visa before
In order to be allowed to work as an Au Pair through this program, you are not allowed to stay with the same family longer than 6 months, so make sure you find 2 different families if you are willing to stay 12 months in Spain.


USA

If you are willing to stay in Spain longer than 3 months, then you need a visa. Depending on the state you live you will be entitled to get an Au Pair visa or a student visa.