Requirements to obtain an au pair visa to Spain
If you are going to stay up to 3 months. Citizens from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zeeland are allowed to entry to Spain without a visa or a tourist visa.
You will need bring with you:
- A valid passport
- Health insurance
Actually in Spain we don’t have an especial visa for au pairs so, you must apply for a student visa, if you want to stay in Spain for more than 3 months.
In order to obtain an au pair visa and can stay as au pair you must provide to the Spanish Embassy in your home country the following documents.
:: Student VISA:
- Certificate of enrolment in a Spanish course for at least 20 hours per week. It must be a recognize centre of Instituto Cervantes. So this means that you will have to be hosted in a family living in a city/town where you can attend Spanish classes. Click here for more information.
- You must be enrolled as a full-time student in an official Spanish university.
:: Private health insurance: must be paid half by the host family and half by the au pair.
:: Host family invitation letter. Will be send to you by the au pair agency once you are a match with a host family.
:: Proof of funds of support to cover living expenses and to return home.
:: Valid passport for at least 1 year.
If you want to obtain more information you can visit the Foreign Minister website.
Citizens from The European Union, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland do not require a visa