Self-match

Have you already found an Au Pair candidate?

Once you have found a suitable Au Pair candidate, you can use the self-match service of Au Pair International. We offer this service for Au Pairs from North, Central and South America, (Eastern) Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain countries in Africa and Asia.

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With our self-match service you and the Au Pair you have chosen can take full advantage of our cultural exchange program. We screen your Au Pair candidate on the following: language skills, social skills, health, their affinity to work with children and light housework. We ensure that the expectations of both parties correlate. We take care of the application for the visa and / or residence permit for the Au Pair, provide advice on the flight tickets and the required health insurance.

In addition Au Pair International will assist you, to create a schedule for your Au Pair. We provide the Au Pair with different excursions throughout the exchange year, to make it a memorable experience. Au Pair International offers all year round support and advice to both parties. We provide the Au Pair with contact information of other Au Pairs in their area, so that Au Pairs can enjoy the year and the excursions with new friends.

Would you like to know more about our self-match service? You can e-mail or call to request our Guide for host families for the self-match service. Would you like to start your registration procedure immediately? Please register here.

Would you like to receive more information on how to search an Au Pair candidate on your own?

Would you like to look for a suitable Au Pair candidate on your own? We recommend the website www.aupairworld.com. AuPairWorld is the largest online Au Pair platform in the world, it offers host families and Au Pairs the opportunity to look for suitable matches. Au Pairs and host families can create a profile, submit communication requests and find the best suitable candidates for the exchange year. AuPairworld has declared Au Pair International a ‘preferred partner’ for the Au Pair program in The Netherlands.

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Once you have found a suitable candidate, you can use the self-match service of Au Pair International. We offer this kind of service to Au Pairs from North, Central and South America, (Eastern) Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain countries in Africa and Asia.

With our self-match service you and the Au Pair you have chosen can take full advantage of our cultural exchange program. We screen your Au Pair candidate on the following: language skills, social skills, health, their affinity to work with children and light housework. We ensure that the expectations of both parties correlate. We take care of the application for the visa and / or residence permit for the Au Pair, provide advice on the flight tickets and the required health insurance.

In addition Au Pair International will assist you, to create a schedule for your Au Pair. We provide the Au Pair with different excursions throughout the exchange year, to make it a memorable experience. Au Pair International offers all year round support and advice to both parties. We provide the Au Pair with contact information of other Au Pairs in their area, so that Au Pairs can enjoy the year and the excursions with new friends.

We encourage you to look for these characteristics when selecting the candidate:

  • The candidate can be between the ages of 18-30 years.
  • The main reason for the stay of the applicant in The Netherlands must be solely to experience a cultural exchange year.
  • The candidate’s English language skills should show that he/she has mastered the language and can fully communicate in English.
  • The candidate must have a good Internet connection (at home or at an internet cafe), an email address and a Skype address.
  • The candidate should not have previously worked (abroad) for the host family applying for an Au Pair.
  • The candidate must not have a record of staying in The Netherlands with a residence permit.
  • The candidate must not constitute a danger to public order and national security.
  • The Au Pair has no family or relationship to the third degree with one of the members of the host family.

Would you like to know more about our self-match service? You can e-mail or call to request our Guide for host families for the self-match service. Would you like to start your registration procedure immediately? Please register here.