Please remember that not all countries in the world have an au pair
or nanny program, so may not have a visa that is specific for nannies,
or au pairs but we have compiled the following:(Please double check prior to travelling).
If you are not eligible for an au pair or nanny specific visa, you might be entitled to a:
A holiday work visa
Throughout the au pair, nanny and holiday work visa information we refer to the following:
The Member States of the European Union are currently fifteen. These are: Spain, Portugal, France, Ireland, The UK, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, Germany, Italy, Greece, Sweden, Finland & Denmark. These countries are all members of The Free Movement of Workers agreement.
Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein are members of the European Economic Area. These countries are all members of The Free Movement of Workers agreement.
Switzerland, Iceland, Norway & Liechtenstein are members of the European Free Trade Association. Switzerland have bilateral agreements with both the EU and with EFTA, enabling Free Movement of Workers.
New EU Members:
There are ten countries who have joined the EU on 1st May 2004 they include: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. Only Cyprus and Malta will be immediate full members of the Free Movement Of Workers agreement on 01st May 2004. This is as a result of the Transitional Period made available to Full Member States, to implement against other Joining Countries.
New EU Members January 2007:
Romania and Bulgaria have joined the EU but their citizens need an Accession worker permit for most of the other EU countries.