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Au pair requirements for France

Learn more about the basic requirements for both au pairs and host families to enter the au pair program in France.


Au pair requirements

  • You are 18 to 30 years old.
  • You speak at least a basic level of French and are willing to take courses during your stay.
  • You have never been married and have no children.
  • You do not have French nationality.
  • You have enough savings to cover your travel costs.
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Host family requirements

  • You have at least one child between the ages of 3 and 18.
  • You speak French every day with your family.
  • You want to host an au pair for at least 3 months.
  • You have a private bedroom for your au pair.
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Conditions and visa requirements for France
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Conditions to au pair in France
Click here to read more about pocket money, lodging, holiday time, and other conditons.
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Visa requirements for France
Click here to learn more about the entry requirements and visa needed for your nationality.

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