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Find your au pair in the Netherlands

Welcome your au pair in 2 months
  • Affordable, flexible and reliable childcare in the Netherlands
  • An au pair comes and lives with you in your home
  • The au pair helps with the kids and housekeeping
  • It’s an amazing cultural exchange for your kids!

Hosting an au pair in the Netherlands

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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!
Aside from the obvious benefits of hosting an au pair, it can also be pretty stressful. What about your privacy? We have experienced that you don't have to worry about that at all. Au pairs love to go on adventures, they are adventurous types! Especially in a beautiful country like the Netherlands, who wouldn't want to make memories, visit the beautiful cities and get to know the amazing nightlife that Holland is known for?
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find au pair in the netherlands such as this lovely family looking for an au pair on their ipad

Questions of other host families in the Netherlands

When do I have to pay the €1000,- euro fee?

You pay after we’ve found you your perfect au pair.

What are the rules for au pairs in the Netherlands?
  • They are between 18-30 years old;
  • They are unmarried and have no children;
  • This is their first time going to the Netherlands as an au pair.
What are the rules for a host family in the Netherlands?
  • You have at least one child under the age of 18;
  • You can provide your au pair with a separate room;
  • You are prepared to welcome a young adult into your family treating them as an equal family member for a period of up to one year as part of a cultural exchange;
  • Someone is always available who can assume the responsibilities of your au pair if that should be necessary;
  • Your au pair will have sufficient time to take part in a language course;
  • You have sufficient income to support your family and your au pair for the period of the au pair stay.
How much do I have to pay the au pair?

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

What if the video calls with candidates don't lead to a match?

It happens! It’s unfortunate, but of course we will do our best to find you another candidate who better suits your family.

How long can an au pair stay in the Netherlands?

The maximum length for an au pair to stay in the Netherlands is one year.

Does my au pair need to register in the Netherlands?

Yes, if your au pair is from the EU:

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

Yes, if your au pair is not from a EU country:

Step 1: Find an au pair or host family

Step 2: A valid passport

Step 3: The family chooses a recognized 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

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Costs to find au pair in the Netherlands

Administration fee

One-time
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Read experiences of other host families

What's it like to host an au pair well looking at this lovely picture of a dad and his kids laughing with the au pair it seems like a lot of fun
What is it like to host an au pair?

In the Netherlands, having an au pair is not very common. Every year, 1,200 au pairs come to the Netherlands as a cultural exchange. We’ve interviewed a host family in the Netherlands who hosted an au pair to ask them all about their experience. Read it below! What’s it like to host an au pair?…

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Your team helps you find au pair in the Netherlands

Nanny Nina au pair team
Meet your au pair team!
What kind of au pairs do we select? We choose our au pairs very carefully. They need to be reliable, sparkly people who really love and adore children. Our au pairs are mature and independent, just someone you would love to have around your family. Fun fact: We used to all be au pairs before, so we know exactly what it entails. Our screening process is pretty strict, so only the best of the best get through. Together we guide you and your au pair in every step, so you don’t have to worry about a thing. Always available for any questions you might have. Oh, and we have matched more than 200 au pairs already, so we know what we’re talking about!
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