Employment as an au pair is possible for a maximum period of one year.
A visa may be issued, provided that the following preconditions are met:
- The au pair is at least 18 years old and no more than 26 years old.
- They already have good basic knowledge of colloquial German.
- They have not previously worked as an au pair in Germany.
- German is spoken as the mother tongue in the host family. If German is spoken as the family language, the employee must not come from the country of origin of either of the host parents.