Since January 12, 2009 citizens visiting the United States under the Visa Waiver Program have been required to apply for an ESTA. ESTA authorization is mandatory for all travellers entering the United States.

The Visa Waiver Program is eligible only citizens or nationals of the following countries: - Electronic System for Travel Authorization is an automated system which determines the eligibility of visitors to travel to the United States. It is an online application that has replaced the tedious tourist visa process with a much simpler process for passport holders from the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries.

Only travelers who are eligible under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) can apply using the system. To obtain an ESTA, you are required to apply online by submitting personal and travel related information. If you have provided all the required compulsory information, you can get a reply within 24 hours after.

Approved ESTA are valid for two years, or until the passport expires, whichever comes first.

The following conditions of travelers in the USA under the VWP must meet the following requirements:
  1. Be citizen of a country benefiting from the VWP.
  2. Short stay for tourism or business.
  3. Hold a valid passport.
  4. Use an airline or ship company approved by the US government and hold full return fare or showing the final destination if transiting through the USA.
  5. Assuring exit from the USA within 90 days after entry.
  6. Obtain the ESTA permission.
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Travelers who have already been approved for US-VISA- ESTA.COM can verify and update their application online. However, the U.S. government has not yet made this a mandatory requirement.

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