Checklist for au pair


The information on this page is personalised for

The applicant is a citizen of : Turkey

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How to use the list

When you turn up to your appointment with the police or embassy/consulate you must hand in this list and copies of the documents on this list. You must also present the original documents

If any of your documents are in a different language than Norwegian or English, you must hand in a translation of the documents into Norwegian or English.

It is your responsibility to make sure that you have handed in all documents on the list which are required for your application. If all relevant documents are not handed in, this may lead to you having to wait longer for an answer or your application being rejected.

Please note: Some embassies may request additional documents based on local conditions if you are applying from abroad.

Documentation you must hand in when applying for the first time

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  • If you hand in your application in Norway, you normally only need to show your passport and hand in the copies.
  • If you hand in your application abroad, you must normally hand in both your passport and the copies. If you need your passport back before you receive an answer to your application, please contact the place where you hand in the application. 
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The cover letter is the attachment you received via email when you registered your application online. Please print it and bring it with you. If you are handing in your application at a Danish embassy, please bring a filled-out application form instead. (www.udi.no/forms)

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At least one of the host parents must have completed a mandatory e-learning course for host families in au pair cases. (www.udi.no/hostfamilycourse)

Additional documents for some applications

If the host family is a single-parent family

If the host family already has an au pair

Hvis du vil gi vertsforeldrene dine eller en annen person i Norge lov til å følge opp søknaden til UDI på dine vegne

If you are applying from Norway, or wish to wait in Norway while your application is being processed, because you qualify as a skilled worker

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  • If you have completed an education or a degree at a university or university college, you must hand in your diploma or other documentation which shows what education or degree you have completed.
  • If you have completed a vocational training programme at upper secondary school level, you must hand in both a diploma and a transcript of your grades which shows how long the education lasted, the level and the content.
  • If you have taken education which you have not completed,  you must hand in documentation which shows how long the education lasted, the level and the content.

If you have previously handed in this documentation to the UDI, you do not have to hand it in again. 

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You must hand in documents which contain detailed information from your previous employers regarding how long you worked there, what training you were given, your work tasks and your qualifications. 

You only need to document work experience in addition to, or instead of, documentation of education if the work experience should be part of the assessment of whether or not you are a skilled worker. 

If you submit your application in a country other than your home country

Documents which you must hand in when you apply to renew your residence permit

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  • If you hand in your application in Norway, you normally only need to show your passport and hand in the copies.
  • If you hand in your application abroad, you must normally hand in both your passport and the copies. If you need your passport back before you receive an answer to your application, please contact the place where you hand in the application. 
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The cover letter is the attachment you received via email when you registered your application online. Please print it and bring it with you. If you are handing in your application at a Danish embassy, please bring a filled-out application form instead. (www.udi.no/forms)

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At least one of the host parents must have completed a mandatory e-learning course for host families in au pair cases. (www.udi.no/hostfamilycourse)

Questionnaire to be filled out by the au pair

The UDI will consider your answers when we process your application. It is therefore important that you answer the questions as accurately as you can.

  1.  Why do you wish to be an au pair in Norway?




  2. How did you find out about the au pair scheme? (Write the name of, for example, websites where you found information, places you have read about the scheme, or the names of those who have told you about it.)





  3. What does it mean to be an au pair?





  4. How did you get into contact with the host family in Norway?





  5. Do you know anyone living in Norway, apart from the host family? What are their names and how do you know them? (Please write their first name and family name, and explain if they are related to you or if they for example are friends of yours.)






  6. What will your duties in the host family be?






  7. How many hours will you work each day? Please describe (briefly) how you imagine one of your working days to be.






  8. How many hours will you work each week? Please describe (briefly) how you imagine one of your working weeks to be.






  9. What will you do if the host family offers you to work more hours than what is stated in the contract, so that you can earn extra money?





  10. What will you do if someone outside the host family asks you to do extra work for them?






  11. What are you planning to do in Norway when you are not working?





  12. Do you already have any knowledge of the Norwegian language?





  13. What are your plans for learning Norwegian while you are in Norway?





  14. Does your host family have an au pair at the moment? If so, what is her/his name?




  15. What are you planning to do when you are finished being an au pair in Norway?






  16. When are you planning to return to your home country?






  17. Do you have children of your own?





  18. Describe your life at the moment. Are you working? Are you studying?

 

 

 

 

 

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