Au Pair in the USA - Costs Print

PROGRAM FEE (payable in 3 amounts:)

1Registration & Interview R 750

2Acceptance R 1500

3Placement R 4950

When are these amounts due?

R750 is payable at interview by cash/cheque or payable prior to interview by bank deposit/internet transfer.

R1500 is due once your completed application pack has been checked and accepted. There is no guarantee of departure until you are placed. 

R4950 is payable once you have been placed with a family so your departure is certain

What is included in this price ?
- Full Return airfare to host family from Johannesburg / Cape Town / Durban
- Full insurance
- Mandatory visa documents issued by US Government
- Selection and screening of the host family
- Training workshop in Manhattan, New York
- Community counselor support until the end of your stay

Advice from Calvin-Thomas: whichever agency you decide to use, you will have to pay the following extras:

R86 Visa Information Service Call Centre PIN:
(9 minutes consultation time needed to schedule an interview)
US$ 160 Visa application fee of US$ 160 (Sept 2013)
R66 Courier Fee (for delivering your passport and visa)
R265 Recommended international driving license conversion
R59 Police clearance certificate (not including recommended courier fee)

In addition, you are advised to travel with US$ 200 - US$ 300. We recommend using the Travelex Cash Passport.

To find out more about the visa application processclick here.