Au pair in Germany - Requirement
Become an au pair in Germany

Explore Germany, learn a new language, make international friends and see a whole new world through the eyes of your German children.

 
Au pair in Germany - Requirement
Become an au pair in Germany

Explore Germany, learn a new language, make international friends and see a whole new world through the eyes of your German children.

 
Au pair in Germany - Family
Become an au pair in Germany

Explore Germany, learn a new language, make international friends and see a whole new world through the eyes of your German children.

 
Au pair in Germany - Requirement
Become an au pair in Germany

Explore Germany, learn a new language, make international friends and see a whole new world through the eyes of your German children.

 
Au pair in Germany - Costs
Become an au pair in Germany

Explore Germany, learn a new language, make international friends and see a whole new world through the eyes of your German children.

 
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Au Pair Requirements

Playmate, big sister, fairytale teller, homework helper, cook, chauffeur, substitute parent, singer, football coach, comforter, first aid helper, alarm clock...being an au pair consists of all of these roles and many more!

AuPairCare au pairs are adventurous, curious, and interested in learning about new countries and cultures. They are mature, independent and positive individuals. Most importantly, they love children and enjoy spending time with them.  This simple requirement is the most essential for creating an unforgettable and unique au pair year.

 In order to be an au pair in Germany you should:

  • be between 18 and 26 years of age (up to 29 years of age on a Working Holiday Visa or as a citizen from the UK and Ireland)
  • hold a passport of the following countries: USA, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Mexico, Ecuador and Venezuela (other Spanish speaking countries at request)
  • have previous experience looking after children, i.e. through private babysitting, internships at childcare institutions, as a camp counselor or as an after-school tutor
  • Be a secondary school graduate (high school) or equivalent
  • be in good health, a non-smoker and have no criminal record
  • be single, unmarried and childless
  • be able to commit to at least a min. of six months (due to visa requirements)
  • be interested in learning about the German culture and language have basic knowledge of the German language (in order to be granted an au pair visa)
  • have a valid driving license (preferred but not required. Please note if you plan on driving in Germany, you will need to obtain an international license prior shortly to arrival)

Our advice to you:

You can find a host family even faster if you have practical experience with children under 2 years of age and are willing to care for them in Germany.

Do you fit the criteria? Perfect! Then get started with your application.