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Au pair program in Denmark
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Au pair program in Denmark

The au pair is to be regarded as a family member that means being equal to the other family members and participating in the everyday life of the host family.

Declaration of the Marriage Act
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Declaration of the Marriage Act

According to the Danish Aliens Act, a residence permit may be granted, to an alien over the age of 24 with a person permanently resident in Denmark. The new marriage law.

Au pair Contract (AU1 Application form)
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Au pair Contract (AU1 Application form)

Host families and au pairs should read the document carefully before it should be signed, as it clarifies many aspects of the au pair regulations in Denmark.

The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration & Immigration Service
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The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration & Immigration Service

The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration is - together with the Danish Immigration Service - responsible for processing applications for a residence permit

Who is an au pair?
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Who is an au pair?

An au pair is a young person, who travels to a foreign country for a period of time to live with a host family and help with children in exchange for some pocket money.

Au pair -  historic introduction
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Au pair - historic introduction

The word “au pair” is dated back to 1897 and referred to English girls who traveled to France and taught lessons in English in exchange for French ones.

European Agreement on au pair Placement
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European Agreement on au pair Placement

The member States of the Council of Europe, signatory hereto, Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members.

Health insurance, Private insurance, Social security and Taxation
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Health insurance, Private insurance, Social security and Taxation

Everyone who has a Danish CPR card is automatically covered by Denmark's health insurance scheme after a period of 6 weeks.

Is Your Au Pair Suffering From Cultural Shock Or Depression?
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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.