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What is an au pair?

An au pair is an unmarried young adult aged 18 to 30 years, who has no children and travels to a foreign country for a defined period of time to live with a host family. The au pair is considered as a full member of the family during the entire stay.

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Au Pair Contract (AU1 Application form)

We highly recommend host families and au pairs to read the document carefully, before it should be signed, as it clarifies many aspects of the au pair regulations in Denmark

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Au Pair eller Ung i Huset? Hvad er en ”Frit-Valg” Ordning?  

Før man beslutter at ansætte en ung person i huset til at hjælpe med børnepasningen og det huslige arbejde derhjemme, er man nødt til at overveje om man skal have en au pair eller en ung i huset. Der er nemlig en betydelig forskel mellem disse to stillinger.

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Tre Forsikringer for en au pair  

Værtsfamilien har pligt til at tegne en arbejdsskadeforsikring, en fritids og ulykkesforsikring og forsikring, som dækker au pairens hjemrejse/hjemsendelse ved død, sygdom eller skade.

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Au Pair Network

Au Pair Network takes a holistic approach when working to prevent and thereby reduce the number of problems and conflicts for au pairs and host families. Among other things, Au Pair Network offers councelling for au pairs and host families and mediation between au pairs and host families.

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If you want to work or study in Denmark

As a foreign national, you can be granted a residence permit in order to study or work in Denmark. Your residence permit must be granted before your arrival in Denmark.

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Rules about holiday for au pair

So far as the right to holiday is concerned, the relationship between you and your host family is regarded as an employer/employee relationship and is subject to Danish regulations covering the right to holiday and holiday pay. Two Holiday models exist that may apply to you as an au pair with your host family and between which you and your host family mus...

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Health insurance, Private insurance, Social security and Taxation

Persons who are registered with the municipal civil registration office (CPR) in Denmark are automatically covered by Denmark's health insurance scheme after a period of 6 weeks.

Insurance companies and injured persons can contact the division for private compensation claims of Labour Market Insurance (“the P-Division”) to get an impar...

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Information from The Danish Agency for Labour Retention and Internatio...

The Service Center of The Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment is moving to the new address.

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Is Your Au Pair Suffering From Cultural Shock Or Depression?

Culture Shock is a phenomenon that occurs when a foreigner enters a new culture and experiences unpleasant adjustment symptoms that can range from problems sleeping, mental fatigue, a delay or refusal to speak the new culture's language, a desire to return home and feelings of hopelessness.

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