Au pair in Belgium - rules and requirements
Belgium is an ancient, culturally original and full of various monuments and sights of the country. Au pairs must take part in a Dutch, French or German language course (according to the region in Belgium) offered by an officially recognized institution.
As an au pair in Belgium, you can immerse yourself in Belgian culture and explore everything, this beautiful country has to offer, while improving your language skills.
Below are the basic requirements for au pair program in Belgium. For more detailed information please follow the links on the page or visit the official Immigration Service website.
Requirements for au pairs in Belgium
|18-25 years old|
|Can't be married and have children|
|Basic knowledge of at least one language: Dutch, French or German|
|Be able to pay for travel expenses|
|Never had a work permit B in Belgium before|
|Must prove that you have attended school up to the age of 17|
|Visa 1-3 months (VISA C), 3-12 months (VISA D).|
Requirements for host families in Belgium
|Have at least one child under the age of 13|
|Provide au pair with own bedroom and all meals|
|Provide au pair with pocket money from 450 EUR / month|
|Au pair duties cannot exceed 20 hours / week|
|Au pair stay: 12 months|
|Be a Dutch, French or German speaking family and willing to be part of a cultural exchange|
|May not have family ties with the au pair|
|Be a different nationality than the Au Pair's nationality|
Work permit for au pairs - Official information and services