How to become an au pair in France?

This country information is available in: English français

Enjoy full access to all premium features - for free!


register now for free

France has 44 different programs for the different au pair citizenships.
Choose here which programs you want to see and compare.

prerequisites for au pairs

Au pair
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Working Holiday
Russia
Foreign temporary familial trainee
World

age

The au pair has be a minimum age of 18 (16 if granted by a legal representative).

The applicant must be aged between 18 and 30 years old.

The candidate must be aged between 17 and 30 years old.

language skills

not relevant

The au pair must know some French prior to its arrival in the host family.

marital status

not relevant

The applicant cannot be accompanied by relatives (wife and/or children).

not relevant

children

not relevant

The applicant cannot be accompanied by relatives (wife and/or children).

not relevant

prerequisites for families

Au pair
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Working Holiday
Russia
Foreign temporary familial trainee
World

prerequisites for agencies

Au pair
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Working Holiday
Russia
Foreign temporary familial trainee
World

agency support

not relevant

The support of a placement agency is not required.

other restrictions

Au pair
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Working Holiday
Russia
Foreign temporary familial trainee
World

other restrictions

not relevant

For other restrictions that may apply, please refer to Rules and regulations and Step by step.

Other restrictions (in relation to working conditions and visa) can be located under "Rules and regulations" and "Step by step".

Enjoy full access to all premium features - for free!


register now for free
rules & regulations
show all host families in France
show all au pairs for France

Hi, my name is Julien Baldini

and I’m responsible for this country information

I have thoroughly researched the information on this page, still I can’t give a guarantee that everything is correct and up-to-date.

If you should find any mistakes, please send me a message.

If you have any questions regarding the information on this page, you can ask them in the community.


Community for FrancePlease log in to write me a message.