Au pair in Ireland - rules and requirements
There is no official au pair program in Ireland, but still, the country is open to young people all around the world. However, there are different rules for EU and non-EU residents.
Being an Au Pair in Ireland is to experience Irish culture, customs and everyday life of the Irish people while improving your language skills and meeting new friends.
Below are the basic requirements for au pair program in Ireland. For more detailed information please follow the links on the page or visit the official Immigration Service website.
Requirements for au pairs in Ireland
|18-30 years old|
|Can't be married and have children|
|Basic knowledge of English language|
|Be able to pay for travel expenses|
Requirements for host families in Ireland
|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 54.13 EUR / week|
|Au pair duties cannot exceed 30 hours / week|
|Au pair stay: 12 months|
|Be an Irish speaking family and willing to be part of a cultural exchange|
Working in Ireland - Irish Council for International Students (ICOS)