Our Costs

Here at Sunshine Au Pair, we have combined everything in one price! The following are included in our fee:

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VAT is included

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Visa and residence permit cost (fee to the Dutch IND office: €380) are included

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Interviews of selected Au Pair candidates (interview feedback will be provided after)

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All physical Au Pair events conducted by Sunshine Au Pair, see our Events page

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Welcome and Culture Coaching event - an online Au Pair trainings and onboarding sessions (to introduce them to daily life in the Netherlands)

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Experience Approach Au Pair event - an online training (to prepare au pairs who have found their families for their au pair adventure)

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Support and follow up of the Au Pair throughout his/her Au Pair year

Below are the rates for different kinds of applications. It is important for us that we do not charge any fee from the Au Pair. All our events, and trainings are free for all our Au Pairs.

Self-Matched Application – all in one price (the IND fee of € 380 is included)

For your own Au Pair candidate (you found an Au Pair yourself). Click here to find out more about what Self-Match application means.

Au Pair who needs a residence permit* €2198
Au Pair who needs a visa (MVV) and a residence permit ^ €2298
EU Au Pair
   1 – 3 months €500 + €80/monthly after that
   3 – 6 months €698 + €80/monthly after that
   6 – 12 months €898

 

* Nationalities who need residence permit:
UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, Japan, Monaco, Vatican City, United States of America, or South Korea.

^ When hosting a Filipino Au Pair, the host family is responsible for legalization cost at the Philippines embassy at The Hague (€27,50) and delivery cost to post the legalized contract to the Au Pair in the Philippines (€60 – €90)

Full-Service Application – all in one price (the IND fee of € 380 is included)

The Host Family decides to work with an Au Pair candidate from our Sunshine Au Pair agency database. The Au Pairs in our database go through rigorous screening process. Our office will provide you with a complete profile of the candidates and interview feedbacks. We will plan all interview appointments for your family. Click here to find out more about what Full-Service application means.

Au Pair who needs a residence permit* €2788
Au Pair who needs a visa (MVV) and a residence permit ^ €2888
EU Au Pair
   1 – 3 months €698 + €121/month after that
   3 – 6 months €998 + €121/month after that
   6 – 12 months €1608

 

* Nationalities who need residence permit:
UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, Japan, Monaco, Vatican City, United States of America, or South Korea.

^ When hosting a Filipino Au Pair, the host family is responsible for legalization cost at the Philippines embassy at The Hague (€27,50) and delivery cost to post the legalized contract to the Au Pair in the Philippines (€60 – €90)

Rematch Application

Rematch Application are done in instances where the Au Pair switch to another Host Family during the exchange year.

Rematch administrative cost €242 one time
Placement cost for EU Au Pair (per month) €80
Placement cost for International Au Pair (per month) €121

 

For more explanation on our services, please download the following attachment:

 

Sunshine Au Pair do not require any fee from the au pair. It is important for us that host families and au pairs have a successful cultural exchange year. We focus on taking care of the au pairs, helping them with relevant administration work, and more importantly, to make the experience good for both parties.

Other standard expenses which can be expected when participating in the Au Pair program with Sunshine as a Host Family:

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Board and lodging for the au pair including when the host family is away on holiday

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Au pair pocket money of €320 per month (Max €340 per month)

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Flight ticket cost

  • For Filipino au pairs – the host familly pays for both ways of the flight ticket of the au pairs
  • For International au pairs (Full Service)
    • The host family or the au pair pays for the ticket to come to the Netherlands;
    • The host family pays for the au pair’s ticket to return to their own country. Both parties need to agree with each other beforehand about the return journey ticket in case the agreement ends early (as signed in the Host Family and Au Pair agreement)
  • For International au pairs (Self-Matched)
    • The host family or the au pair pays for the ticket to come to the Netherlands;
    • The host family pays for the au pair’s ticket to return to their own country. Both parties need to agree with each other beforehand about the return journey ticket in case the agreement ends early (as signed in the Host Family and Au Pair agreement)
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A public transport card that subscribe to one of the NS subscriptions below:

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Health and liability insurance for the Au Pair. We partner with JoHo.

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A mobile SIM card (€10 per month)

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TB Test Cost (applicable to certain nationalities that are mandatory to do this test after his/her arrival in the NL)

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Au Pair BRP extract cost (Basisregistratie Personen), applicable to all international au pairs

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Inform the agency of any changes

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Administrative formalities (guide the au pair for residence permit card pick-up, BSN registration at the Municipality, support to arrange Dutch Basic Healthcare insurance, zorgtoeslag, to organise TB test appointment, and year end formalities)

Host families may also provide the followings (optional):

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Museum card (around €75 per year)

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Dutch language course or other courses allowance (max €350)

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A gym card

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Mobile plan (additional)

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Bicycle (either new or used)

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Others

The Au Pair is responsible for arranging the followings:

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Cost of relevant apostilled documents

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All domestic travel costs

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Cost of necessary medical checkup and lab tests

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Apply for the Dutch Basic Healthcare Insurance and request for care allowance (zorgtoeslag) with the help from the host family or the agency

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Participate in cultural activities with the host family and events organised by the agency

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Join our regular Sunshine follow-up calls

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Inform the agency of any changes

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Plan for the 2-week vacation period and manage own expenses

For more information, please contact Sunshine Au Pair directly.

Last updated: 8 Jan 2024