The visa regulations for au-pairs in Netherlands differ according to whether the Au-pair is from
Visa Rules For Au-pairs From European Countries
Au-pairsfrom countries that are within the European Economic Area are free to travel and work in the Italy under the provisions of the European freedom of movement regulations: these regulations permit theÂ free movement of goods, persons, services, and capital among the EEA nations i.e. the right for Europeans to work and live in any other European country of their choosing.
Au-pairs from the European Economic Area are not required to obtain a MVV (work permit) or a residence permit to work in the Netherlands. They are however advised to obtain a residence card although this is not a requirement.
Countries Given Full Movement Rights By The Netherlands:
Austria / Belgium / Bulgaria / Czech Republic / Cyprus / Denmark / Estonia / Finland / France / Germany / Greece / Hungary / Iceland / Ireland / Italy / Latvia / Liechtenstein / Lithuania / Luxembourg / Malta / Norway / Poland / Portugal / Romania / Slovakia / Slovenia / Spain / Sweden / Switzerland / United Kingdom /
Visa Rules for Au-pairs from European Countries
The Netherland's permit non European nationals from any country and who are between the ages of 18-25 to come to the Netherlands to experience and learn about Dutch society and culture. They are permitted to work in any field while there.
If you wish to come to the Netherlands as an au-pair for longer than 3 months, you must meet the following conditions and hold the following documents:
- a valid passport
- health insurance with cover in the Netherlands
- you must not be married
- you must not have a duty of care or be responsible for the actual care of your own family members (children or parents, for instance)
- you must not constitute a risk to public order
- you must undergo an examination for tuberculosis in the Netherlands
- you must be over 18 but no older than 25 years of age
- you must not have previously stayed in the Netherlands on a residence permit
- you must not have previously worked for the same family abroad
- you will only carry out light domestic work to assist the host family
- you will work a maximum of 8 hours per day and a maximum of 30 hours per week; you will have 2 days off per week
- your host family will support you during your stay in the Netherlands
- you must sign a declaration of awareness
Criteria for host family
- the family must consist of a minimum of 2 persons
- they must support you during your stay in the Netherlands
- the family must have sufficient income to support themselves and you
- the responsible person in the host family must sign a sponsor declaration
- the responsible person in the host family must sign a declaration of awareness
- the family must draw up a daily schedule for you.
Provisional residence permit
If you wish to go to Netherlands for longer than 3 months and you are non European you will be subject to a provisional
residence permit requirement. You will therefore require a provisional residence permit (MVV).
You need to apply for a provisional residence permit at the Dutch embassy or consulate in either your country of origin or your country of continuous residence. A country of continuous residence is a country in which a person is permitted to reside for a period of more than 3 months, by reason of entitlement to temporary residence or pending entitlement to temporary residence. You can then use the provisional residence permit to travel to the Netherlands. You must then apply for a temporary residence permit.
From January 2011 the Netherlands will raise the entrance age to 30 which means that applicant from the 18-30.You can obtain further information at the Immigration website for the Netherlands
Please note that the aupair visa rules given by Aupair world are meant for guidance purposes only and are not to be relied upon. Au pair world cannot be held liable for this information and reader are strongly advised to seek legal advice from the appropreiate channels in the country they wish to work in.
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