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Promotions and Discounts

You are eligible for a discount on your program fees if you fit in any of the categories listed below.

1.

"Thanks for Switching to CHI"

Switch to CHI from any other US based Au Pair program and accept a CHI Au Pair within six months of your previous Au Pair and receive an application fee waiver ($300) and an additional $300 off your program fees.

2.

Family-Arranged Au Pair Placement

Independently locate an Au Pair for yourself. Your family as well as your Au Pair must meet all program requirements. Receive an application fee waiver ($300) and an additional $300 off your program fees.

3.

Discount to Military Families

Families where one or both parents are active service members in the military can receive an application waiver ($300) and an additional $300 application fee waived.

4.

Discount to Families with Multiples

Families who are expecting or currently have multiples can receive an application waiver ($300) and a $300 discount off the program fee.

5.

Discount for returning CHI Au Pair Families

Families, who have successfully completed one full year with CHI Au Pair program and within six months of completion, accept another NEW CHI Au Pair will automatically receive an application fee waiver ($300) and $300 off your program fee.

6.

Referral Bonus

Refer new host families to CHI Au Pair and when they match you receive a $300 bonus!

If none of the above discounts apply to your family, you can claim our promotion of $300 application fee waiver. Just enter the Promo Code PROMO2016 when you complete the Payment Authorization and the application fee will be waived!

*All discounts apply only to 12 month placements with out of the country Au Pairs

Host Family Back to School / Fall Promotion! - August, September and October arrivals

Use promo code: SCHOOL2017

$300.00 application fee waived.

$500.00 program fee discount.

* Cannot be combined with standard discounts.

* Host Family must request placement with an out of country Au Pair for a August, September and October arrival

* Host Family must welcome an out of country Au Pair by October 31st, 2017

Traditional Au Pair program pricing

This is a great program for families seeking full-time, live-in childcare. Traditional Au Pairs may work up to 45 hours a week.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Host family Application FeeDue upon registering$300.00 Waived
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$3,800.00
*Infant care surcharge
Applies Only to Families With Infants
Due upon confirmation of placement$500.00
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Placement Balance FeeDue the 1st of upcoming month or 15th of current month, following Au Pair Arrival**$3,765.00
TOTAL ANNUAL PROGRAM FEES:$7,900 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$7,600.00
*Infant Care Au Pair Placements Total Annual Program Fee:$8,400 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$8,100.00

** If Au Pair arrives between the 2nd-15th, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on the 15th of current month. If Au Pair arrives between the 16th –last day of month, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on the 1st of upcoming month. If the Au Pair arrives on the 1st, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on that day(1st).

** If the 1st or 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday, the Placement Balance fee will be processed on the following business day.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Host family Application FeeDue upon registering$300.00 Waived
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$3,600.00
*Infant care surcharge
Applies Only to Families With Infants
Due upon confirmation of placement$500.00 *Applies to Families With Infants
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Installment 1Due 2 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
Installment 2Due 3 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
Installment 3Due 4 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
Installment 4Due 6 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
TOTAL ANNUAL PROGRAM FEES:$8135 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$7,835.00
*Infant Care Au Pair Placements Total Annual Program Fee:$8635 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$8,335.00

** Installments will be processed on the 15th that follows the Au Pair arrival date and full month mark for each corresponding installment.

** If the 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday, the Installments will be processed on the following business day.

PAYMENT PLAN 2: This payment option includes a $235.00 administrative fee (included in the payment schedule above) and is payable by credit card only.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Host family Application FeeDue upon registering$300.00 Waived
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$1,850.00
*Infant care surcharge
Applies Only to Families With Infants
Due upon confirmation of placement$500.00 *Applies to Families With Infants
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Placement Balance FeeDue The 1st of upcoming month or 15th of current month, following Au Pair Arrival**$1,850.00
Installment 1Due 2 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
Installment 2Due 3 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
Installment 3Due 4 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
Installment 4Due 6 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,050.00
TOTAL ANNUAL PROGRAM FEES:$8235 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$7,935.00
*Infant Care Au Pair Placements Total Annual Program Fee:$8735 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$8,435.00

** If Au Pair arrives between the 2nd-15th, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on the 15th of current month. If Au Pair arrives between the 16th –last day of month, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on the 1st of upcoming month. If the Au Pair arrives on the 1st, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on that day(1st).

** Installments will be processed on the 15th that follows the Au Pair arrival date and full month mark for each corresponding installment.

** If the 1st or 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday, the Placement Balance fee will be processed on the following business day.

PAYMENT PLAN 3: This payment option includes a $335.00 administrative fee (included in the payment schedule above) and is payable by credit card only.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Host family Application FeeDue upon registering$300.00 Waived
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$1,800.00
*Infant care surcharge
Applies Only to Families With Infants
Due upon confirmation of placement$500.00 *Applies to Families With Infants
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Placement Balance FeeDue The 1st of upcoming month or 15th of current month, following Au Pair Arrival**$1,800.00
Installment 1Due 1 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 2Due 2 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 3Due 3 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 4Due 4 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 5Due 6 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 6Due 7 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 7Due 8 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
Installment 8Due 9 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$550.00
TOTAL ANNUAL PROGRAM FEES:$8335 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$8,035.00
*Infant Care Au Pair Placements Total Annual Program Fee:$8835 – $300 HOST FAMILY SAVINGS$8,535.00

** If Au Pair arrives between the 2nd-15th, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on the 15th of current month. If Au Pair arrives between the 16th –last day of month, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on the 1st of upcoming month. If the Au Pair arrives on the 1st, the Placement Balance Fee will be processed on that day(1st).

** Installments will be processed on the 15th that follows the Au Pair arrival date and full month mark for each corresponding installment.

** If the 1st or 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday, the Placement Balance fee will be processed on the following business day.

PAYMENT PLAN 4: This payment option includes a $435.00 administrative fee (included in the payment schedule above) and is payable by credit card only.

Program Fees include

  • Pre-screened au pair profiles for your review and selection
  • J-1 visa documentation
  • International airfare
  • 12 months of medical insurance
  • Au pair orientation and childcare safety training
  • Host family orientation
  • Program support
  • Supervision and assistance

Additional costs

In addition to the program fees, additional costs include:

  • Weekly stipend of $195.75 *
  • Educational component tuition of up to $500
  • Automobile insurance coverage
  • Private room and board

*The Au Pair stipend is the term used for the wages paid to an Au Pair by the host family. The stipend is set and regulated by the U.S. Department of State in conformance with federal minimum wage law and adjustments

Do you have questions about our pricing or payment plans?

Contact customer care

Educare pricing

For families with school-aged children who require childcare before and after school, the EduCare Au Pair program is an attractively cost effective choice. EduCare au pairs may work up to 30 hours a week.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Application Feedue with application$100.00
Initial Placement Feedue upon matching$3,309.00
Department of Homeland Security Feedue upon matching$35.00
Placement Balance Fee30-days prior to au pair’s arrival$3,298.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$6,742.00
Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Application Feedue with application$100.00
Initial Placement Feedue upon matching$3,309.00
Department of Homeland Security Feedue upon matching$35.00
Installment 1due 2 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
Installment 2due 3 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
Installment 3due 4 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
Installment 4due 6 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$6,972.00

PAYMENT PLAN 2: This payment option includes a $ 230.00 administrative fee and is payable by credit card only.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Application Feedue with application$100.00
Initial Placement Feedue upon matching$1,700.00
Department of Homeland Security Feedue upon matching$35.00
Placement Balance Feedue upon au pair’s arrival$1659.00
Installment 1due 2 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
Installment 2due 3 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
Installment 3due 4 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
Installment 4due 6 months after au pair’s arrival$882.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$7,072.00

PAYMENT PLAN 3: This payment option includes a $330.00 administrative fee and is payable by credit card only.

Basic Program FeePayment DueAmount
Application Feedue with application$100.00
Initial Placement Feedue upon matching$1700.00
Department of Homeland Security Feedue upon matching$35.00
Placement Balance Feedue upon au pair’s arrival$1609.00
Installment 1due 1 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 2due 2 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 3due 3 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 4due 4 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 5due 5 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 6due 6 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 7due 7 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
Installment 8due 8 months after au pair’s arrival$465.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$7,164.00

PAYMENT PLAN 4: This payment option includes a $ 422.00 administrative fee and is payable by credit card only.

Program Fees include

  • Pre-screened au pair profiles for your review and selection
  • J-1 visa documentation
  • International airfare
  • 12 months of medical insurance
  • Au pair orientation and childcare safety training
  • Host family orientation
  • Program support
  • Supervision and assistance

Additional costs

In addition to the program fees additional costs required by the US Department of State and CHI Au Pair include the au pair's:

  • Weekly stipend of $146.81
  • Educational component tuition of up to $1,000
  • Automobile insurance coverage
  • Private room and board

*The Au Pair stipend is the term used for the wages paid to an Au Pair by the host family. The stipend is set and regulated by the U.S. Department of State in conformance with federal minimum wage law and adjustments

Do you have questions about our educare pricing or payment plans?

Contact CHI

Program Extension Pricing

Full Fee Option

Extension Program FeePayment DueAmount
Full Extension FeeTotal due in full prior to processing Au Pair’s extension$5,900.00

Payment Plan Option (includes $200 credit card administrative fee)

Extension Program FeePayment DueAmount
Down PaymentDue prior to processing Au Pair’s extension$1,600.00
Down Payment BalanceDue upon start of extension program$1,200.00
1st InstallmentDue 2 months after start of extension program$825.00
2nd InstallmentDue 3 months after start of extension program$825.00
3rd InstallmentDue 4 months after start of extension program$825.00
4th InstallmentDue 6 months after start of extension program$825.00

Full Fee Option

Extension Program FeePayment DueAmount
Full Extension FeeTotal due in full prior to processing Au Pair’s extension$4,450.00

Payment Plan Option (includes $150 credit card administrative fee)

Extension Program FeePayment DueAmount
Down PaymentDue prior to processing Au Pair’s extension$2,100.00
Down Payment BalanceDue upon start of extension program$1,250.00
Remaining BalanceDue 2 months after start of the extension program$1,250.00

Full Fee Option

Extension Program FeePayment DueAmount
Full Extension FeeTotal due in full prior to processing Au Pair’s extension$2,950.00

Payment Plan Option (includes $100 credit card administrative fee)

Extension Program FeePayment DueAmount
Down PaymentDue prior to processing Au Pair’s extension$1,525.00
Down Payment BalanceDue upon start of extension program$1,525.00

Do you have questions about our extension pricing options?

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Host Family Hotline

chiaupairusa@chinet.org 1-866-528-5152

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