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Au pair requirements for Spain

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


Au pair requirements

  • You are 18 to 26 years old.
  • You speak a sufficient level of Spanish and want to improve your skills, and your native language is not Spanish.
  • You have never been married and have no children.
  • You can afford your travel costs to Spain.
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Host family requirements

  • You have at least one child under the age of 18.
  • You speak Spanish in your daily life.
  • You do not have the same nationality as your au pair (your au pair can also not be a Spanish citizen).
  • You have a private bedroom in your home for the au pair to live in.
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Conditions and visa requirements for Spain
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Conditions to au pair in Spain
Click here to read more about pocket money, lodging, holiday time, and other conditons.
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Visa requirements for Spain
Click here to learn more about the entry requirements and visa needed for your nationality.

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