Insure your foreign au pair properly
You are going to take on a foreign au pair. This is a unique experience for both the host family and the au pair. The OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance provides proper cover for healthcare costs, dentist, SOS and damages for your foreign au pair.
Insurance for au pairs
OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is designed for au pairs aged between 15 and 29 years. The advantages for you as hosts:
- Good insurance for healthcare costs, including SOS insurance
- With the package insurance you also insure liability, travel, legal assistance and accidents
- You can add dental costs to your insurance
- The insurance has flexible duration from 1 day to 5 years
- Your au pair has insurance cover even if they leave the Netherlands in between
Duty of care for your foreign au pair
If you are going to have a foreign au pair in your home, you have a legal duty of care. You must ensure your au pair is properly insured.
Generally speaking, foreign au pairs must take out Dutch national health Insurance to insure healthcare costs. If this does not apply to your au pair, you can insure them properly for healthcare costs with the the OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance.
You can even take out the OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance at the time of departure, insuring your au pair from the moment they begin their journey to the Netherlands.
Just as in their own country, your foreign au pair may encounter set-backs here. For example, if they lose their luggage or is liable for damages incurred by a third party. And what if a close family member is seriously ill or dies and they want to return home as soon as possible? It can quickly get very expensive.
The supplementary package insurance of the OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is for those kinds of situations and covers household contents, liability, travel, legal assistance and accidents. The package insurance can be taken out separately or to supplement the health insurance.
The OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance always includes SOS Insurance.
For au pairs from age 15 up to age 29
OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is for young people aged between 15 and 29 years who come to the Netherlands as an au pair. If your au pair does not fall into this age category, go to OOM Provisional Residence in the Netherlands Insurance.
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