$9,330 upfront or pay as you go

There's no risk to get started. Apply and search for free. When you find your au pair, simply request a match and pay the Au Pair Processing Fee. Our low start-up costs make hosting an au pair easy and affordable. After your Arrival Payment, just pay as you go, spreading your scheduled payments out over ten months.

Au Pair Program Costs

Application Fee $0 $300 Application Fee waived for a limited time.
Free Search $0 Contact Au Pairs now on GreatAuPair USA.
Au Pair Processing Fee $500 Due upon Au Pair Match Request. Non-refundable.
Arrival Payment* $8,830 Due 14 days prior to au pair's arrival. Refundable only in the event au pair does not arrive.
Domestic Airfare Fee $0 No domestic airfare fee like other agencies charge, saving you approximately $500.
End-of-Month Promo -$600 Match and pay by the end of this month and instantly save $600! Not combinable with any other offer or discount.
Total Program Fee $9,330
$8,730
Plus, you will pay your au pair weekly, the amount you and your au pair negotiate and agree upon, which must be at least the federal Minimum Au Pair Stipend of $195.75 or your state's minimum wage, whichever is applicable in your state. GreatAuPair does not determine au pair wages and cannot advise on labor matters.
Application Fee $0 $300 Application Fee waived for a limited time.
Free Search $0 Contact Au Pairs now on GreatAuPair USA.
Au Pair Processing Fee $500 Due upon Au Pair Match Request. Non-refundable.
Arrival Payment* $1,850 Due 14 days prior to au pair's arrival. Refundable only in the event au pair does not arrive.
Installment Payments (10) $765 First payment due 30 days from Arrival Payment, then again every 30 days thereafter for ten months.
Domestic Airfare Fee $0 No domestic airfare fee like other agencies charge, saving you approximately $500.
End-of-Month Promo -$600 Match and pay by the end of this month and instantly save $600! Not combinable with any other offer or discount.
Total Program Fee $10,000
$9,400
Plus, you will pay your au pair weekly, the amount you and your au pair negotiate and agree upon, which must be at least the federal Minimum Au Pair Stipend of $195.75 or your state's minimum wage, whichever is applicable in your state. GreatAuPair does not determine au pair wages and cannot advise on labor matters.
* Program fees do not include the mandatory U.S. Government SEVIS fee of $35, payable by the Host Family with the Arrival Payment. Premier Au Pairs are nurses or au pairs with over 1,000 hours of qualified infant care experience. The Premier Au Pair Program Fee is $10,322. Due to the high cost of international air travel an airfare surcharge fee of $500 is required for au pairs traveling to Alaska and from certain regions including Albania, Africa, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Eastern Europe, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Morocco, New Zealand, Philippines, Romania, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Airfare Surcharge Fee is paid by the host family and is added to the Arrival Payment. The Minimum Au Pair Stipend (based on the federal minimum wage), Educational Reimbursement, Room and Board, and other program costs are subject to change based on updates to federal au pair program regulations, state and local wage and hour laws.

What's included?

  • A carefully screened and trained au pair with a valid J-1 au pair visa

  • Post-arrival orientation with your Local Childcare Coordinator

  • International airfare from the au pair's home country to your local community

  • Au pair activities organized by your Local Childcare Coordinator

  • Top quality travel and accident insurance for your au pair

  • 24/7 Emergency support for you and your au pair

  • Full support from our caring and dedicated GreatAuPair team

  • Your family background check (required by GreatAuPair USA)

Optional Expenses

  • Car insurance for your au pair if he/she is expected or permitted to drive

  • A cell phone for your au pair for easy communication

  • Recreational passes to parks, museums, or other attractions for children

In-Country Fees

Program Fee Varies Program fees for in-country au pairs are billed at $778 per month (or a portion thereof) for the time remaining on the au pair's visa. Payment is due in full upon matching.
Au Pair Transportation Varies You are responsible for the cost of transporting your au pair to your home from his/her current location.
Additional Months $778/mo Additional months of service are billed at $778 per month (or a portion thereof).

Pre-Match Fees

Program Fee $9,330 $9,330 due upon pre-match request. Or use our easy Pay As You Go Payment Plan option.

Premier In-Country Fees

Program Fee Varies Program fees for in-country Premier au pairs are billed at $860 per month (or a portion thereof ) for the time remaining on the au pair's visa. Payment is due in full upon matching.
Au Pair Transportation Varies You are responsible for the cost of transporting your au pair to your home from his/her current location.
Additional Months $860/mo Additional months of service are billed at $860 per month (or a portion thereof).
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