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ESTA Glossary of Key Terms

Updated: Dec 13, 2023 | Tags: ESTA Application Guide

The process of obtaining a U.S. visa involves understanding a variety of terms and acronyms related to immigration. This glossary is designed to help simplify these terms, providing a comprehensive overview for anyone navigating the U.S. visa system. Whether you're traveling for leisure, business, or longer-term pursuits such as study or work, knowing these terms can make the process more manageable.…

When to apply for ESTA

Updated: Jan 21, 2024 | Tags: ESTA Application Time, ESTA Status, ESTA Application Guide

Traveling to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is streamlined by the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), an automated system that determines the eligibility of visitors for short stays. Determining when to apply for ESTA gives applicants a good idea of timing on when to start an ESTA application. If approved, an ESTA is issued for a period of two years or the date…

How to apply for ESTA

Updated: Jan 21, 2024 | Tags: ESTA Application Guide, ESTA Requirements

Want to learn how to apply for ESTA? To apply for ESTA, applicants should ensure they are prepared by scheduling 15-20 minutes to complete the form, gathering the necessary documents, and allocate time to pre-read and understand the questions. Below we have put together a checklist of how to apply for ESTA. Visit the FAQ to learn more or start your application now. Apply for ESTA Time Allow at…

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…

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…