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Immigrating to Iceland

Residence Permit for Au Pair Placement

Application for Residence Permit for Au Pair Placement

A person aged 18-25 may apply for a residence permit if they intend to come to Iceland and work as an au pair for a host family. This person may not have any family ties to the host family. The au pair is meant to provide light housework and childcare in return for spending money. They are not meant to take on a full household work nor receive paid wages.

For more detailed information on this kind of permit, please see the Directorate of Immigration.

Application for Residence Permit for Au Pair Placement