Au pair in Sweden - rules and requirements
Sweden is a country of endless forests and majestic lakes, fjords, mountains, numerous islands along the magnificent coastline and cozy cities.
As an au pair in Sweden, you can experience beautiful nature, gorgeous fjords, Swedish everyday life, while improving your language skills and meeting new friends.
Below are the basic requirements for au pair program in Sweden. For more detailed information please follow the links on the page or visit the official Immigration Service website.
Requirements for au pairs in Sweden
|18-30 years old|
|Can't be married and have children|
|Basic knowledge of Swedish or English language|
|Be able to pay for travel expenses|
|Visa. EU/EEA citizens no need a residence permit for staying in Sweden for more than three months. Non-EU citizens need to obtain a work permit.|
Requirements for host families in Sweden
|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 3500 SEK / month|
|Au pair duties cannot exceed 25 hours / week|
|Au pair stay: 12 month|
|Be a Swidish speaking family and willing to be part of a cultural exchange|
|Be a different nationality than the au pair's nationality|
Work permits for au pairs - Swedish Migration Agency "Migrationsverket"