Have you ever imagined how it would be like to become an au pair in Netherlands? Living your au pair adventure in a country like the Netherlands will give you the opportunity to learn more than one language and discover the country’s cultural background.
- Requirements to become an au pair in Netherlands
- Duties and Responsibilities of an au pair in Netherlands
- Visa Requirements
- Pocket Money
- Age: 18-30 years old
- Working Hours: a maximum of 30 hours/week
- Pocket Money: 300-350 euro/month
- Travel Expenses: to cover by the Au Pair
- Insurance: Au Pairs coming from any of the EU countries can apply for the European Health Insurance Card in their residence country. We also recommend the au pair to close a liability and accident insurance valid for the whole stay.
If the au pair is not from an EU country, the host family should bear the costs for a private health, accident and liability insurance.
- Visa Requirements: Only Au Pairs from non-EU countries have to apply for a visa.
- You are between 18 and 30 years old
- You are in good health and don’t smoke
- You have knwoledge of Dutch or English
- Experience with children is a plus
Your main responsabilities as an au pair in Netherlands will be taking care of the children and doing some light household duties.
In case you need to apply for a visa, your visa will be issued by the Dutch embassy placed in your home country so make sure you ask about the requirements you need to fulfill in order to start your visa application. For that, you will need your future host family to send you a signed au pair contract that proves your stay in the Netherlands.
As an Au Pair in the Netherlands you can expect between 300 and 350 euro per month.
EU au pairs should request the European Health Insurance Card in their home country so they get medical assistance in the Netherlands. However, it is highly recommended for them to get an accident and liability insurance to cover them during the whole stay.
Non-EU au pairs have to get a private health, accident and liability insurance.
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