Main requirements for applicants

1) The applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 29 (inclusive) when applying.
2) The applicant must not be married.
3) The applicant must not bring any children under 18 to the Faroe Islands.
4) The applicant must have attended school and completed the equivalent of 9th grade in the Faroe Islands .
5) The applicant must be able to communicate in either Faroese, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German language.
6) The applicant must not as a general rule have had two or more au pair stays in other Western European countries.
7) The applicant must not previously have held a residence permit in the Faroe Islands.

Besides, the hosting family must also meet certain requirements, see further information on au pairs on the website of the Danish immigration authorities.