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Quick Check for EU and non-EU citizens


March 18, 2019 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Au Pair Guide,Legal information


Discover if you would enjoy working as an Au Pair in Ireland

Do you want to live with a host family in Ireland and look after their children, whilst learning more about the Irish culture and language? Do the Quick Check to find out if you are eligible to become an au pair in Ireland.

Quick check for future Au Pairs from a non-EU country

Quick Check for non-EU citizens
Are you at least 18 and no more than 30 years old?
Do you have a basic knowledge of English?
Are you single and without children?
Can you pay for your travel costs?
Do you wish to go to Ireland to learn a foreign language and take care of children?
Do you or your sponsor already have access to several thousands of euros? (Non-EU nationals need to prove that they have several thousands of euros* at their disposal to get a visa.)

Quick check for future Au Pairs from a EU country

Quick Check for EU and EFTA citizens
Are you at least 18 and no more than 30 years old?
Do you have a basic knowledge of English?
Are you single and without children?
Can you pay for your travel costs?
Do you wish to go to Ireland to learn a foreign language and take care of children?

*Please check the page Information for non-EU citizens in Ireland to find out more about the amount of money you need to have at your disposal in order to apply for your visa.

Check out your results and find out if being an Au Pair in Ireland is your dream job

Have you answered all questions with “Yes”? Then off you go – Ireland is waiting for you!

Have you answered one or more questions with “No”? In this case, you unfortunately lack one or more important prerequisites needed to become an au pair in Ireland.

Our tip: Think about an au pair placement in another great host country. The following page provides you with information on the au pair stay in other countries.