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5.) Medical Clearance. 5.) Medical Clearance.

Getting medical clearance is indispensable if you are planning to work-live as an au pair. Why? simply because you will spend a significant part of your time with young children. A visit to your doctor is not just about having him or her stethoscope you and then write you a medical certificate. It is about you informing him or her about your au pair plans and have him/her advise you on the tests to take. Some of the tests may include verifying that you were vaccinated against contagious diseases such as tuberculoses, rubella, measles and the like. They may also include among others, a HIV/AIDS test. I recommend that you go for the full Monty. Be sure to keep all your lab test results as you will need to send photocopies of them as back up for the final medical certificate that will be written by your doctor. It is advisable to ask your doctor to give you several originals of the certificate, since aside from needing them for your applications, you are also very likely to need them for your visa application. Normally, your medical certificate is valid for three months. Also, note that depending on your destination country, you may need to get your medical certificate translated. For example, French agencies always ask to have translated versions of all your documents, if they are in any other language other than French.

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