Au pair exchange in America : steps, contract, car, insurance...
To start on good conditions think about essential.
For more safety think about validating a contract between you and your Granny au pair. You can use our model of au pair exchange contract. It allows you to agree about other's expectations (who many hours, house shores necessary, day off...)
Breach of contract
In case of early termination of the contract, arrange an approximately 2 weeks notice.This will give time to your Granny to organize her return or you to find a new Granny au pair.
Accommodation certificate and invitation letter
Depending on your Granny au pair nationality and the duration of the stay, the immigration can ask her to provide a proof of accommodation and / or an invitation letter. You can find sample letters below.
If necessary, you simply need to complete and sign the document before returning it to your Granny au pair.
Invitation letter sample
Accommodation certificate sample
* Identical sample in every language
You need to check with your insurer if you are covered when welcoming someone home. Make sure your liability insurance covers the stay of your granny au pair. Contact your insurer to check with him if you are covered.
Driving licence, want your granny to drive in America?
If you want your Granny au pair to drive, plan to discuss it with her.
To stay less than three months, the European citizens, can drive in U.S with their own license. If the stay is longer than 3 months, an application for an international driving license must be requested.