Dear Aupair Applicant, thank you very much for your request

– we are glad that you are interested in working as an Aupair with an Austrian family.

So that we can act as an intermediary for you, please first fill out the application form,

which you can find here and send this.

After you have sent the application form,

you will receive from us an email with important information.

We also need the following documents from you:

Medical certificate (not older than 3 months, the form will be sent by email).

Proof of knowledge of the German language (school report card, certificate of completion of courses, etc.) – translated into German.

Child care recommendations.

A letter about you to future host parents.

Photographs (if possible, photographs with children you have already taken care of).

And also, copies of the following documents:

Foreign passport.

Birth certificate translated into German, certified by the apostille.

Certificate of no criminal record in the home country translated into German, certified by apostille (not older than 6 months).


To get a visa you will need the following:

Completed application form (official form of the Austrian Embassy).

Current photo (ICAO standard, not older than six months).

Valid foreign passport (it must be valid for the entire period of stay).

Birth certificate translated into German, certified by the apostille.

Aupair contract.

Confirmation-application from the labor exchange (you receive from the host family).

A certificate of criminal record or an extract from the registry, which is generated on the day of issuance, must not be older than six months, if it is stipulated by the legislation of the country of origin (translated into German, certified by apostille).

Confirmation of the availability of appropriate health insurance (for example, insurance for an Au Pair).

Confirmation of knowledge of the German language (bbecause the main purpose of the Au Pair program is to improve your language skills).

Visa processing: €160,00.

It is necessary to provide originals and copies of certificates and documents.

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    Why do you need an au pair?

    An au pair has many advantages: Cost efficiency, linguistic advantages, Trust and a clear conscience, flexible and personally adapted childcare, cultural enrichment, a conciliatory balance between work and private life, a new alternative in terms of your childcare.

    What does Au pair year bring for the future?

    As an au pair you get the unique chance to develop personally (everything from personal responsibility to decision-making is included), Immerse yourself in a new culture (during the stay with the host family, an au pair gets to know everything up close - from how to celebrate Christmas and Easter to what is traditionally cooked for lunch), to make many new acquaintances from all over the world, Improve foreign language skills (from the daily use of the foreign language in the host family to an official language course - you will notice how the level of your language skills improves from month to month) and of course travel (from excursions in the area to vacation with the family - adventure is waiting for you).

    What are the daily tasks of an au pair?

    The daily tasks of an au pair are very different. They depend entirely on the nature and lifestyle of the family that the au pair has taken in. The main task of an au pair is to support the host family in looking after the children. The everyday life of an au pair generally includes: to supervise the younger children and to accompany them on their way to kindergarten or school or to certain events, to go for a walk or to play with them; to do light housework, that is, to help keep the apartment clean and tidy and to wash and iron the laundry; prepare breakfast and simple meals; to look after the house or apartment and to look after the pets. The tasks of an au pair do not include the care of the sick and the elderly (looking after family members in need of care).

    How many hours does an au pair work?

    Aupair has at least one day off per week and a total of 5 weeks of paid vacation per year. The working time is approx. 20 hours per week. The au pair's flexibility is often very much appreciated by the families.

    How long does a mediation take?

    The duration of the placement of the au pair depends on which country they come from. If the au pair is required to have a visa, the whole process can take about 2-3 months before she is allowed to enter the family. If entry without a visa is to be possible (certain nationalities do not need a visa), the au pair can get to know the host family personally in 3-4 weeks.

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