Our Costs

Agency Fee

For your own Au Pair candidate (self-matched)

Au pair with European Citizenship € 695
Au Pair requiring VVR visa, residence permit application € 1560
Au Pair requiring MVV visa, residence permit application € 1660

For Au Pair candidates from Sunshine Au Pair agency

Matching Fee € 600

Fee to IND

Visa and Residence permit € 290

Free (for all Sunshine Au pairs)

  • Au Pair Interview with interview feedback
  • All Sunshine Au Pair Events (at least 6 events per year, 3 events for free for all our au pairs, 3 events with a small registration fee)
  • Every 2 months online “Welcome meeting” with all new au pairs, introduce Dutch culture, connect au pairs, share experience…etc.
  • Monthly online Au Pairs Culture Conversations
  • Mediate situations between the Host family and the Au Pair

For details, please check our Events page.

Please kindly note,

* No visa Fee will be charged for au pairs with European citizenship.

* In the costs stated above, the VAT is included. the IND cost (Visa and Residence permit) is exempted from VAT.

* For Filipino au pairs, the host family pays for the shipping cost associated with sending the legalized 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 6 events per year for the au pairs with a registration fees of up to €10 per event.

* 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 Culture and Career Coaching to Au Pairs.

* 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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