Monthly Archives: July 2007

Deposit and Second year extension

Here is information about obtaining your deposit back and for 2nd year extension au pairs. DEPOSITS All au pairs pay a deposit in their home country. The amount varies from country to country depending on the structure of that country. … Continue reading

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Number 2 priority after arrival: your driver’s license!

Here is information on how to obtain your South Carolina driver’s license. Depending on your country of origin, you may or may not have to pass the road skills test. DRIVER’S LICENCE   Every au pair comes to the US … Continue reading

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Number 1 priority after arrival: SSN

Here is information on how to obtain your social security card after two weeks from your arrival into the United States. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER You will need a SSN in order to register for classes at a college, open a … Continue reading

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Au pair’s medical insurance

Here is information about your medical insurance. Your benefit booklet is available on your extranet. HEALTH INSURANCE Our insurance provider, Erika Insurance, has now joined the AETNA Network, a large group of healthcare providers. This means that if you now … Continue reading

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Immigration documents & Travel outside USA

Here is information about your immigration documents you should have at all times as well as traveling outside the USA! IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS1/ PassportsPassports are issued by your home country. To replace a passport, you should contact your home country’s embassy. … Continue reading

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