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Promotions and Discounts - 2018

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 $600.00 off your program fee.

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 $300.00 off your program fee.

3.

Discount to Military Families

Families where one or both parents are active service members in the military can receive $300.00 off the program fee.

4.

Discount to Families with Multiples

Families who are expecting or currently have multiples can receive $300.00 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 $700.00 off the program fee.

6.

Referral Bonus

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

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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$3,900.00
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**$3,965.00
TOTAL ANNUAL PROGRAM FEES:$7,900.00

** 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$3,700.00
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Installment 1Due 2 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,100.00
Installment 2Due 3 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,100.00
Installment 3Due 4 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,100.00
Installment 4Due 6 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the US – on 15th**$1,100.00
TOTAL ANNUAL PROGRAM FEES:$8,135.00

** 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$2,000.00
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**$2,000.00
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:$8,235.00

** 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$1,950.00
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**$1,950.00
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:$8,335.00

** 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$3,400.00
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Placement Balance FeeThe 1st of upcoming month or 15th of current month, following Au Pair Arrival **$3,565.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$7,000.00

** 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$3,400.00
Department of Homeland Security FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$35.00
Installment 1Due 2 months after au pair’s arrival in the U.S - on 15th**$950.00
Installment 2Due 3 months after au pair’s arrival in the U.S - on 15th**$950.00
Installment 3Due 4 months after au pair’s arrival in the U.S - on 15th**$950.00
Installment 4Due 6 months after au pair’s arrival in the U.S - on 15th**$950.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$7,235.00

** 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 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$1,700.00
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 **$1,800.00
Installment 1Due 2 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$950.00
Installment 2Due 3 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$950.00
Installment 3Due 4 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$950.00
Installment 4Due 6 Months After Au Pair Arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$950.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$7,335.00

** 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
Initial Placement FeeDue upon confirmation of placement$1,900.00
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 **$1,780.00
Installment 1Due 1 month after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 2Due 2 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 3Due 3 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 4Due 4 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 5Due 5 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 6Due 6 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 7Due 7 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
Installment 8Due 8 months after Au Pair’s arrival in the U.S. – on 15th**$465.00
TOTAL PROGRAM FEES$7,435.00

** 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 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?

CONTACT A SPECIALIST
Host Family Hotline

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

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