Our Costs

Agency Fees

For your own Au Pair candidate (self-matched)

Au pair with European Citizenship € 600
Au pair’s requiring VVR documents and resident permit € 1250
Au pair’s requiring MVV documents,visa and resident permit € 1350

For Au Pair candidates from Sunshine Au Pair agency

Matching Fee € 600

Fee to IND

Visa and Residence permit € 283

Free (for all Sunshine Au pairs)

  • Au Pair Interview
  • All Sunshine Au Pair Events (at least 8 events per year)

Please kindly note,

* No visa fee (to IND) will be charged for au pairs with European citizenship.

* In the costs stated above, the VAT is included. The visa cost to IND of €283 has no VAT.

* For Filipino au pairs, we bill separately for the shipping cost associated with sending the legalized

   “Au Pair – Host Family” contract to the au pair. 

Cost overview

For your own Au Pair candidate (self-matched)

Agency Fee + Fee to IND

Candidate from Sunshine Au Pair agency

Agency Fee + Matching Fee + Fee to IND

Our services include the following

Our services include the following:

* Introducing the au pair program and sharing au pair experiences.

* Arranging/Hosting a Skype talk with the family and the au pair, and an intake meeting at the host family’s house.

* Organizing at least 8 events per year for the au pairs

* Submitting (if applicable) the application for the visa and/or residence permit to the IND. Following approval of the request, assisting with arranging the required insurances.

* Guiding and staying in touch with host families and au pairs during the whole duration of their stay.

* Supervising the exchange year, monitoring the relationship between the host family and the au pair.

* Providing 24/7 service to the host family and the au pair.

For Filipino au pairs, we offer extra services

  • Interviewing the au pair candidate (at least twice)
  • Checking their background and contacting references from their CV.
  • Preparing the legalized contract for signing at the Philippines embassy in The Hague.
  • Guiding the au pair in getting a visa and participating in the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) seminar procedure.

Other costs which can be expected when participating in the au pair program as a host family

* Board and lodging

* Au pair monthly pocket money (€300 to €340 per month)

* Public transportation card and Mobile Sim Card

* Flight ticket cost, to be discussed with the au pair

* Purchase of au pair insurance (approximately €540 a year, mandatory)

* Language course fees (maximum €350 a year, not mandatory, but highly recommended)

* Museumkaart year-long membership card (€59,90, not mandatory, but highly recommended)

For more information, please contact Sunshine Au Pair directly.

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