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Ireland is famous for the marvelous scenery, both of the land and sea. Not to mention their beautiful red-haired women and rugged men.
Aside from the dramatic weather changes, Ireland has sparkling cities and gorgeous bays and cliffs. With all the ancient history, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Ireland is one of the most fun countries to visit as an au pair!
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Most asked questions about becoming an au pair in Ireland

What are the rules to become an au pair in Ireland?
  • You are at least 18 and no more than 30 years old;
  • You are unmarried and have no children;
  • You have a basic knowledge of English;
  • You can pay for your travel costs;
  • You want to come to Ireland to learn a foreign language and take care of children;
  • You have access to sufficient financial resources (several thousand euros)*. Not required for EU and EFTA citizens.
Do you need to speak English in order to become an au pair in Ireland?

Yes, you need to have a basic knowledge of English. You will also should be given the possibility to attend a language course. Usually, you yourself cover the costs of a language course.

What do you earn as an au pair in Ireland?

Next to board and lodging, an au pair in Ireland will receive a weekly payment that meets the Minimum Wage requirements for employees during the first year of employment.

What are your au pair responsibilities?

The work of an au pair in Ireland mainly consists of taking care of the children, but can be supported by household tasks such as vacuuming, loading the dishwasher and doing laundry. This is about 30 hours a week. The rest of the time you can explore the country, hang out with friends or meet the perfect Irish lover! 

How many days off do you have as an au pair?

We advise two days off per week and to one week of paid holiday per six months. There are no official regulations regarding public holidays in Ireland.

We do recommend that au pairs have a day off on public holidays, how else are they going to experience the wonderful Irish culture?

Do you need to register as an au pair in Ireland?

Yes, if the au pair is from a non EU country they should apply for a visa first and then register with the local authorities.

If the au pair is from an EU country they need a valid passport or ID and apply for a PPS number.

Read more about au pair legislation in Ireland

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There is a lot to digest, right? No worries! We guide and help you through the process of becoming an au pair. We make sure everything is legal and safe for you and your host family, so you have an amazing, carefree time together. It’s quite the adventure for you and your host family, we get that, every one of us has been an au pair before becoming an au pair agent. We know exactly what you’re going through!

We love to meet you, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

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