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When you think of the Netherlands, you think tulips, wooden shoes and windmills. But there is so much more to this small country!
If you visit the Netherlands, you visit a country filled with endless history, with old and brand-new architecture, the best roads and flat, but beautiful sceneries. Aside from the surroundings, you will be taken care off - because law & legislation in the Netherlands is very well arranged for au pairs!
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Most asked questions about becoming an au pair in the Netherlands

What are the rules to become an au pair in the Netherlands?
  • You are between 18-30 years old;
  • You are unmarried and have no children;
  • This is your first time going to the Netherlands as an au pair.
Do you need to speak the language in order to become an au pair in the Netherlands?

Au pairs in the Netherlands are entitled to attend a language course. The host family has to contribute 320 euros per year to the language course.

What do you earn as an au pair in the Netherlands?

Au pairs receive between 300 and 340 euros per month in the Netherlands.

What are your au pair responsibilities?

The work of an au pair in Holland 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 Dutch lover! 

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

Au pairs in the Netherlands are entitled to two full days off per week. These days don’t need to be consecutive. However, we recommend host families give their au pair at least one full weekend off per month.

What are the rules regarding holidays or public holidays for au pairs?

There are no official regulations regarding public holidays for au pairs. We do recommend that au pairs have a day off on public holidays, so they can experience the Dutch culture fully.

Do you need to register as an au pair in the Netherlands?

Yes. The steps differ for au pairs from a non EU country or a EU country.

Is your au pair from an EU country?

Step 1: Find an au pair or host family

Step 2: The family chooses a recognised au pair agency in the Netherlands

Step 3: Au pair registers with the local town council

Is your au pair not from an EU country?

Step 1: Find an au pair or host family

Step 2: A valid passport

Step 3: The family chooses a recognised au pair agency in the Netherlands – Hi! Nice to meet you 🙂

Step 4: The agency starts an Entry and Residence (TEV) Procedure

Step 5: Collect your visa (MVV) and resident permit (VVR)

Step 6: Au pair registers with the local town council

Step 7: Medical examination

Read more about au pair legislation in the Netherlands

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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]

Regards Hannah, Michelle, Laura and Jasmijn

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