What kind of visa do I need to be an au pair in Italy?

Au Pair in Italy: visa information. The requirements for a visa to Italy depend on the citizenship of the participants. Usually, if the Au Pair is going to stay less than 3 months, a tourist visa will absolutely work. For longer stays a student visa will be the right choice.

How does an au pair work in Italy?

Requirements for au pairs

  1. You are between 18 and 30 years old (EU citizens can already go to Italy as an au pair at the age of 17).
  2. You have a nationality other than Italian.
  3. You are not married and have no children.
  4. You can afford the trip to Italy.

How much do au pairs make in Italy?

Au pairs will be given pocket money in addition to room and board. For a demi au pair, expect a minimum of 120 euros per week for 15 hours of work. For 20 hours of work, 160 euros a week. For a full au pair, expect 240 euros per week for 30 hours, and 300 euros for 40 hours.

What country are the best au pairs from?

According to statistics from the online matching agency AuPair.com, the UK and the USA are at the top of the list of desired nationalities. However, many are looking for an Au-Pair from Spain, France or Italy. Additionally, Au-Pairs from Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Finland are also among the top 10.

Can au pairs travel to Italy?

Au pairs from Australia, Canada or New Zealand can come to Italy with the Working Holiday Visa. Au pairs should check on the details of the program at the Italian embassy or consulate.

Do I need a work visa to be an Au Pair?

Au pairs in the USA require a J-1 visa which can only be obtained through one of the officially approved agencies.

How can I teach English in Italy?

To teach English abroad in Italy you will need a TEFL or TESOL certification. A 4-year university degree is preferred but not always required. Native English language proficiency is also preferred. The average salary for an English teacher in Italy is about $1,200 – $2,100 USD per month.

How many hours should au pair work?

Resources for Current Host Families Reminder: Au pairs can work a maximum of 10 hours a day and 45 hours per week. The au pair is entitled to one and a half days off each week, which means that if her hours are spread over 6 days, one of those work days cannot exceed 5 hours of work.

Is there an age limit for au pairs?

Between 18-and-26-years-old. Capable of fully participating in the program as evidenced by the satisfactory completion of a physical.