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What are the ESTA Eligibility Questions?

Updated: Aug 23, 2023 | Tags: ESTA Eligibility, ESTA Questions, ESTA Application

The nine ESTA eligibility questions are intended to help the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to determine the admissibility of an applicant into the United States under the Visa Waiver Program. Each of these questions is highly important as an applicant’s answer on aspects such as personal health, criminal history, drug history, terrorism-related activities, U.S. employment aspirations, U.S.…

What are the ESTA Questions?

Updated: Aug 23, 2023 | Tags: ESTA Application Guide, ESTA Form, ESTA Application, ESTA Questions

The ESTA application form is managed and administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The purpose of the form is to gather a substantial amount of information so that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) can cross check an applicant’s details across numerous international terrorism, no-fly and criminal databases. However, DHS and CBP are considerate of the time applicants need to…

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…

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…

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…

How to Make Multiple ESTA Visa Waiver Applications

Updated: Oct 15, 2022 | Tags: ESTA, Visa Waiver Program, Group ESTA Applications

Introduction Travelers submitting ESTA applications will often be accompanied by family members, colleagues, friends, or other travel companions. Fortunately, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) allows you to submit multiple or a group of ESTA applications to help save time. How to Make Multiple ESTA Visa Waiver Applications How can I submit multiple applications? You…