Frequently asked questions
When should I apply for ESTA USA before traveling?
Your ESTA application procedure should not take more than 15 minutes. Once it has been submitted for processing, it will be screened by the team of professionals. An approved permit should be sent to your inbox within a few days. However, it is recommended that you apply for the ESTA visa at least 72 hours before your travel.
My ESTA was approved what now?
If your ESTA was approved, you are free to travel to the USA. Your ESTA is electronically linked to your passport number, so you don't need a print out your ESTA authorization. ESTA allows travelers to board a carrier to the USA without a visa. However, travelers via private carriers to the US must only use authorized (VWP) signatory private carriers.
What is the American Visa Waiver Program?
It is a program introduced by the American government to allow citizens of selected countries to travel to the USA for tourism and business purposes without an American Visa. These countries are mainly high-income economies, mostly referred to as developed countries. Nationals of several Caribbean countries, as well as selected European countries, may enjoy the Visa Waiver Program.
Do I need an ESTA to visit the U.S?
You need a valid ESTA to travel to the US if you are a beneficiary of the Visa Waiver Program. It is not necessary to have a valid American visa if you plan a trip that will last for up to 90 days. If you already have a valid visa, there is no need to obtain an ESTA. However, it should be noted that an ESTA is not equal to an American visa. In circumstances where you may be required to have a valid visa, you will need to acquire one from any office of the American Customs and Border Protection.