2018 Au Pair in America Program Fees

Fee Type
Payment Deadline
Deposit Payment
Payable prior to interview
Program Fee
Two weeks prior to departure

Please note: the deposit payment is fully refundable if we are unable to find you a placement after you meet all program requirements and pass your interview. 

Third-Party Costs to Consider

AFP criminal history check $42
J-1 Visa Fee for Australian passport holder $344.50
Medical background check Varies; Free with Medicare

Please note: third-party fees are payable directly to the third-party providers and are subject to change at anytime.

What does our program fee cover?

We know that when you’re young, money is always tight so it’s important to know what you need to pay and when. We pride ourselves on our ‘upfront and honest’ approach to fees so you know exactly what you’re paying for.

We aim to keep our prices low whilst providing you with the best service and the best experience as an Au Pair in America. With over 30 years experience and thousands choosing Au Pair in America every year, we think we are doing something right!

  • Return flights to the USA.
  • Placement with a fully-screened American host family (the choice is yours). 
  • Medical insurance (upgrades available).
  • J-1 visa sponsorship (Au Pair in America is an official designated visa sponsor).
  • Private bedroom, main meals and weekly pocket money.
  • 3-day orientation training in New York with optional bus tour of Manhattan. 
  • 24/7 emergency assistance and support throughout your entire stay.
  • Support from a local community counsellor who lives in your nearby area. 
  • Fun monthly social events to meet other au pairs. 
  • US$500 study allowance towards taking classes at an American college.
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation time during your stay. 
  • 1 full 'travel month' at the end of your stay.
  • Volunteer and community service opportunities.
  • Welcome pack and Au Pair in America t-shirt. 

Ready for your Au Pair in America adventure?

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