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Au Pair in The Netherlands

We'll find you a job in the Netherlands 

  • We have some lovely families wanting NZ au pairs in Holland (The Netherlands).
  • Everyone speaks English there - so no worries about the language barrier - children start learning English at age 8
  • Mostly they ride bikes everywhere so you won't need a licence, but you will need some babysitting and or childcare experience and some references to prove this.
  • Applicants from New Zealand aged 18-25  can go to the Netherlands for up to one year.
  • We sponsor your visa before departure (as well as find you a lovely family before you leave NZ)
  • Au Pair visas in the Netherlands are only valid for 1 year as it is considered a cultural exchange program and can not be extended.
  • You - as an au pair receive approximately 340 euro per month (this is live-in) with a max of 30 hours per week.
  • Once placed your visa and flights are organised for you and you pay a contribution towards flights and visa sponsorship costs. 

The Visa

  • You will need a copy of your Birth Certificate and a clear Police Check and Health Check
  • You will also need 2 passport photos for the visa.
  • The costs of these certificates, certification, and photos are at your expense.


  • A contribution towards your return flights and visa is required - this can change depending on exchange rates so please contact us for an approximate amount. A Screening fee/registration fee of $400 NZ is payable at the time of application. This will be applied to your flight and visa contribution. 
  • You will need to pay the visa processing fee for the visa if required the NZ Netherlands Embassy.

Application forms

Police Check form

Application form

Childcare Experience Form

Please note the application form is able to be completed on your device or computer and emailed to us. Please right click and open with Adobe Reader to complete (Adobe Reader works best with this form compared to Preview).

The Process

  • You fill in the application forms and send to us with the items on the Checklist (last page of application form)
  • We interview you and make up a report for the family and email it to our Partner in The Netherlands
  • They will contact you and perhaps talk to you on SKYPE before introducing you to a family
  • You will call/email/Skype the family
  • If you are happy and the family offer you the job we will offer you the placement
  • Once placement is confirmed in writing we will have a little bit more paperwork for you and then your flights are and visa are organised
Au Pair Holland

thanks for everything i cant believe it was only 2 months ago i decided to do it
thanks for getting me through fast im just so excited i cant believe im gone next saturday

thanks again have a good night xoxoxo

OMG thank u so much its awesome
thanks for everything I'm so excited "

Lana C

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