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Au pair worldwide

Useful au pair links

You will find loads of information when checking the web for au pair stays worldwide. The following listing of links doesn’t claim to be complete. These links will encourage you to get as much information as possible online prior to your au pair year. There are lots of local requirements depending on the country you are traveling to. Additionally, you can find reports and blogs from other au pairs which may give you an idea of what au pair life is like. Have fun surfing online!

General info: au pair worldwide

CareMed is member of IAPA (International Au Pair Association). This assiciation protects the rights of au pairs and implements international standards for au pair stays abroad. 

Au pair in Germany

U.S. Department of State: general information about Germany

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3997.htm

Federal Foreign Office

http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/EinreiseUndAufenthalt/Visabestimmungen_node.html

Consulate General of Germany in Vancouver: au pair in Germany

http://www.vancouver.diplo.de/Vertretung/vancouver/en/01/Visabestimmungen/Aupair__Seite.html

Au pair in Finland

Embassy of Finland: au pair residence permit

http://www.finland.org/public/default.aspx?nodeid=42485&contentlan=2&culture=en-US

Au pair in Norway

UDI Norwegian Directorate of Immigration: au pair information

http://www.udi.no/Norwegian-Directorate-of-Immigration/Central-topics/Studies/Au-pairs/

Information on au pair permits in Norway

http://www.udi.no/Norwegian-Directorate-of-Immigration/News/2010/Insurance-scheme-for-au-pairs-in-Norway/

Au pair in Sweden

Consulate General of Sweden in New York

http://www.swedenabroad.com/Page____13402.aspx

Au pair in Australia

Australian Government on Working Holiday Visa

http://www.immi.gov.au/visitors/working-holiday/417/eligibility-first.htm

Au pair in New Zealand

New Zealand government

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/work/workingholiday/default.htm

General information about New Zealand

http://www.newzealand.com/int/

Au pair in the USA

U.S. Department of State: J-1 Visa

http://j1visa.state.gov/programs/au-pair/

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