New rules and regulations for au pairs and host families
In 2012, the Norwegian immigration authorities will make changes in the regulations for the au pair scheme. This includes an increase in the pocket money the au pairs receive, and a rule which says that those who have children cannot become au pairs.
Parents cannot be au pairs
One of the new rules says that people who themselves are parents, normally will not be able to be au pairs in Norway. This rule will apply to those who apply after the new regulations come into force.
Read more: Norwegian Immigration Directorate