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Eligibility Test
Check if you qualify for ESTA

ESTA Eligibility Test



New ESTA Application
Apply for a new ESTA

Apply for a New ESTA



Verify/Update ESTA
Update your existing ESTA

Verify or Update ESTA



Check your eligibility
For passport holders of any country

Only citizens of Visa Waiver Countries are allowed to apply for ESTA. It is important to know if you are qualified for ESTA before you submit your online application.
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ESTA Application Requirements:
You are citizen of a Visa Waiver Country


  1. Apply for ESTA
  2. Apply for Tourist VISA
  3. Apply for Business VISA
  4. Group Application
  5. Check ESTA Eligibility
  6. Valid Passport and Card



ESTA Update Requirements:
You are citizen of a Visa Waiver Country


  1. Verify ESTA
  2. Update ESTA
  3. Review ESTA data
  4. Check validity ESTA
  5. Check ESTA status
  6. Change information



General information about ESTA and Visa Waiver Countries / Visa Waiver Program:

What is a travel authorization for the USA?
For the online application, please make sure you have your passport and credit card ready. Please check ESTA FAQ, should you ...
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What is the Visa Waiver Country / Visa Waiver Program?
The Visa Waiver Program allows foreign nationals from Visa Waiver Countries to travel to the United States for business or pleasure. Each stay can be up to 90 days or less without obtaining a visa.
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ESTA application process and explanation of the Electronic System for Travel Authorization:

How can I apply for ESTA?
You can submit your application for a US travel authorization (ESTA) online. You will have to provide both personal and passport information. Additionally you have to answer several security questions.
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How to pay for ESTA?
All payments for electronic travel authorization applications must be made by credit card. The ESTA system currently accepts the following credit cards: MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover (JCB, Diners Club). Your application will not be submitted for processing until payment is received.
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Renew and Update your ESTA application, and read what to do if your application has been denied:

How to update and verify your ESTA?
Only certain information related to your travel data can be updated in existing travel authorizations. You can verify and update your ESTA at the same time.
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What to do, if your ESTA application has been denied?
If an ESTA application has been denied, but the traveler still wishes to enter the United States, he/she is required to apply for a nonimmigrant visa at a nearby U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
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