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Is an ESTA required when flying on a private jet?

Updated: Jul 26, 2023 | Tags: ESTA Requirements, ESTA Data Privacy, Airport Security

In the world of global travel, the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) serves as an essential facilitator, particularly for visitors intending to fly to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program. While ESTA is familiar for commercial air travelers, its implications for those opting for private jets or charter planes are less well-known. In this article, we explore how using an ESTA…

How will the social media information on my ESTA application be used by CBP?

Updated: Aug 25, 2023 | Tags: ESTA Data Privacy, ESTA Form

Introduction There are several questions on the ESTA application form that are optional. One of these questions is regarding social media account information. This question provides Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with a point of reference when checking applicant information matches an alternative source to those available to CBP. How does CBP use Social Media Information on an ESTA…

ESTA Visa Waiver Data Privacy

Updated: Jan 21, 2024 | Tags: ESTA, Visa Waiver Program, ESTA Data Privacy

Learn about which entities have access to the data shared with ESTA, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and how is it protected.