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Visa for Los Angeles, California USA

Updated: Aug 25, 2023 | Tags: ESTA, USA Visa

 Los Angeles, a city synonymous with entertainment, luxury, and breathtaking landscapes, is a dream destination for many travelers worldwide. Whether you're flying in to try your luck in Hollywood, relax on Venice Beach, or explore the art scene, one thing's certain: you have to get through the U.S. immigration process first. In this article, we'll explore how to apply for an Electronic System for…

What does ESTA Application Pending mean?

Updated: Aug 23, 2023 | Tags: ESTA, ESTA Application Pending

If your ESTA application is pending, it means that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reviewing the information you provided on your form. You will usually be notified of the final decision on your application within 72 hours, otherwise, you can check your ESTA application status here. This article provides a summary of the most frequent questions and answers we receive when applicant's…

How can I check if my ESTA is still valid?

Updated: Aug 23, 2023 | Tags: ESTA, ESTA Duration, ESTA Validity

Check the status of any existing ESTA applications before arriving to the United States to retrieve your ESTA authorization number and expiry date. You can check your ESTA expiry date, ESTA validity and retrieve the ESTA number simply by filling out the form using the passport details as well as first and last name of the applicant. Your ESTA status, authorization number and date of expiry will be…

How long does ESTA last?

Updated: Jan 21, 2024 | Tags: ESTA, ESTA Duration, How long does ESTA last

The ESTA Visa Waiver Program allows citizens of 41 participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism, business, transit, medical and short study purposes without the need of apply for a visa. The ESTA has made is much easier for travelers in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and many other European, Asian and South American countries to travel the United States. An application…

What is the ESTA Application Time?

Updated: Oct 15, 2022 | Tags: ESTA Application Time, ESTA

In a recent 2022 study performed on thousands of applicants of the ESTA program, the average ESTA application time was roughly 17 minutes. Such factors that influence the application time are if the applicant has their passport, travel details and employer details readily available when completing the ESTA form. If applicants need to locate documents or information whilst they are applying, the ESTA…

Visa for Denver, Colorado USA

Updated: Aug 25, 2023 | Tags: ESTA, USA Visa

Denver, the capital of Colorado, offers a unique blend of urban sophistication and outdoor adventure. Known as the "Mile-High City" due to its elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, Denver is a perfect destination for tourists looking to explore both nature and culture. Before you can relish the Rocky Mountains or dive into Denver's bustling art scene, you'll need to navigate the legal prerequisites…

Visa for San Diego, California USA

Updated: Aug 24, 2023 | Tags: USA Visa, ESTA

Introduction San Diego, a jewel of the American Southwest, boasts breathtaking beaches, a world-renowned zoo, vibrant cultural landmarks, and a myriad of other attractions that make it a must-visit destination. But before you can soak up the sun in this Californian city, there's a critical step to take: ensuring you have the correct travel authorization to enter the United States. This article will…

Trump Executive Orders on the ESTA and U.S. Visas

Updated: May 22, 2017 | Tags: USA Visa, ESTA

Introduction A recent meeting of the American Immigration Lawyers Association AILA has shed light on the spate of Executive Orders issues by President Trump. The most notorious was perhaps Executive Order 13780 which placed heavy restrictions on nationals from seven African and Middle Eastern nations from entering the United States. On April 6th, minutes from the meeting were released, revealing that…

ESTA History

Updated: Jan 21, 2024 | Tags: ESTA

A brief history of the United States Electronic Travel Authorization System (ESTA) and the Visa Waiver Program.

Complete ESTA Application Guide

Updated: Feb 08, 2020 | Tags: ESTA, ESTA Application Guide

The basis of the U.S. Implementing the ESTA For over a decade, the ESTA visa waiver program has made it easier for tourist and business travel to America. Since its inception, changes on various application requirements have taken place and at some instances, particularly with extensive additions to the application form requirements, eligibility, and security screening. History of the Electronic…