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Au pair requirements for Norway

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


Au pair requirements

  • You are 18 to 30 years old.
  • You speak a sufficient level of English or Norwegian.
  • You have never been married and have no children.
  • You can afford your travel costs.
An au pair plays with her laughing host child on the couch in their home.

Host family requirements

  • You have at least one child under the age of 18.
  • You speak Norwegian with your family every day.
  • You and your au pair have different nationalities.
  • You have a private bedroom in your home for the au pair to live in.
  • You have completed the online training course for host families in Norway by the Norwegian government.
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Conditions and visa requirements for Norway
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Conditions to au pair in Norway
Click here to read more about pocket money, lodging, holiday time, and other conditons.
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Visa requirements for Norway
Click here to learn more about the entry requirements and visa needed for your nationality.

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