Au pair in Iceland - rules and requirements
Iceland, a truly unique country where you can dissolve in nature, watching the majestic glaciers and snow-capped mountains, fancy coastal cliffs and live volcanoes.
As an au pair in Iceland, you can experience the everyday life of the Icelanders, their culture, while being surrounded by amazing nature.
Below are the basic requirements for au pair program in Iceland. For more detailed information please follow the links on the page or visit the official Immigration Service website.
Requirements for au pairs in Iceland
|18-25 years old|
|Can't be married and have children|
|Good knowledge of English or Icelandic language|
|Be able to pay for travel expenses|
Requirements for host families in Iceland
|Have at least one child under the age of 18|
|Provide au pair with own bedroom and all meals|
|Provide au pair with pocket money from 15,000 ISK / week|
|Au pair duties cannot exceed 5 hours / day and 30 hours / week|
|Au pair stay: 12 months|
|Be an Icelandic 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|
Residence permit on grounds of au-pair placement - The Icelandic Directorate of Immigration