Turkey will offer you an unforgettable experience in a country where the au pair program is still quite new. Lots of Turkish host families are waiting for their perfect au pair in order to get to learn a new culture and share theirs with you!

Au Pair in Turkey – At a Glance

  • Age: 18-30 years old
  • Working Hours: a maximum of 30 hours/week
  • Pocket Money: 500 TRY/month
  • Travel Expenses: to cover by the au pair
  • Insurance: as an au pair in Turkey you will need to make sure you will have a health, accident and liability insurance to cover you during the whole stay. We recommend you to discuss it with your host family so that they can provide you with the necessary information and let you know if they are willing to pay for its costs.
  • Visa Requirements: you will need to apply for a visa to become an au pair in Turkey

Can I become an Au Pair in Turkey?

If you would like to work as an au pair in Turkey, make sure you fulfill all requirements:

  • You are between 18 and 30 years old
  • You are healthy and don’t smoke
  • You can communicate in Turkish or have a good command of English
  • If you have experience with children, your chances will be higher!

What are my duties as an Au Pair?

As an au pair, your main duties will be related to child care. This might involve light work in the household just like cleaning the kids’ room or doing their laundry.

Visa requirements 

You will need to apply for a visa in order to become an au pair in Turkey. How? Very easy!

In the first place, we recommend you to get all the information at the Turkish embassy placed in your country, where your visa will be issued if you fulfill all the requirements. Ask about the personal requirements you will need to fulfill and the documents they will need you to provide them with.

Following you will find a short list of the documents au pairs generally need for a visa application:

1. A signed au pair contract
2. A valid ID card or passport
3. A health report
4. An invitation letter

How much pocket money will I get?

In Turkey, au pairs can expect to earn 500 TRY per month but this will depend on your future host family.

What does becoming an Au Pair in Turkey cost?

If you are interested in becoming an au pair in Turkey, we will provide you with the general costs information.

What about my insurance?

As an au pair in Turkey you will have to close a private health, accident and liability insurance. Discuss with your host family about who will be the one bearing the costs.