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Entry and visa requirements for au pairing in Germany

Read below to learn more about the laws regarding getting a visa and entry to au pair in Germany.

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Visa and entry information for Germany

Entry requirements for EU citizens

EU citizens can enter the Netherlands freely and do not need an additional visa for their au pair stay. They must register at their local town council upon arrival and must have valid insurance in Germany.

Entry requirements for non-EU citizens

Non-EU citizens must apply for a visa before coming to au pair in Germany. Their visa is valid for a maximum of 12 months. They must show appropriate documentation including an original copy of their contract and invitation letter, insurance confirmation, and a valid passport. They must register at their local town hall when they arrive in Germany.

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