Visa Waiver Program is really a safety system, which permits some nationalities to enter the US without using for a regular visa.
This Electronic System of Travel Authorization (ESTA) enables the resident of 37 countries to go into the territory of the US without having a normal visa. This ESTA is also a demanded document when you traveling to the US by plane.
Getting ESTA means that you do not have to ask for a regular visa at the embassy. The same, you don’t have to spend hours waiting for your turn in a line and provide lots of documents. Applying for US ESTA is easy.
Requirements for Swedish citizens
If you are a Swedish citizen, you most likely have the right to apply for ESTA. You can simply prepare your application in a few minutes.
Before starting your ESTA process, it might be well to check out a couple of things. First, make certain that you are not listed for any offense, crimes or some other severe abuses. If you are – you might have a problem with getting ESTA or entering the US territory.
Now it will be good to check your passport particulars. It’s essential to put in the ideal field correct information as your ESTA is mechanically attached to your passport.
Please make sure your passport is valid at least half a year since the date your ESTA will be activated before you will start your process. When your passport will expire during your trip or you will lose your document, you’ll need to ask for another ESTA.
This should happen in this circumstance as your passport is automatically linked to your ESTA – if your passport will not be legitimate, your electronic permission will perish as well.
For the same reason, you do not have to print your document before you will get to your plane. You simply have to get your passport following you after you will land.
How to apply online?
Requesting for ESTA is very easy and comfortable. You don’t have to leave your home to apply for your electronic permission. First, it is necessary to visit the website. Then simply click the button “apply” and you will be automatically redirected to the online form.
In the form that you will need to fill, put all the required pieces of information. The most important are: your place of birth, your nationality and, of course, reason and the dates of your planning trip.
After you need only put the correct data of your passport. When your application process will finish, you have to only wait for your final application result, in this case, ESTA, which will be sent directly to your email address.
The processing time and how much does it cost?
Officially, the process of getting ESTA takes 72 hours maximum, but in many cases, the total time of processing takes up to 3 hours. At least, it is much shorter than getting a normal visa.
Before getting final permission, you will also receive a confirmation with your electronic permission number. If you will have any questions about your ESTA status, just use this number and contact our support team. We are always happy to help.
Another information which can be quite needed is that your ESTA is valid for 2 years since the day of activation. And in this time period, you can input the US territory as many times, as you want, but remember – your maximum stay cannot be longer than 90 days.
ESTA costs 39 Euro – and this is the cost for every nationality, that are qualified to get this electric permission.
Why does Swedish want to travel to the USA?
If you are Swedish, and you are thinking about a trip to the US, you probably already know what you want to visit in this country. Is it a Manhattan? Or maybe New Orlean? This colorful and big country offers to the tourist beautiful landscapes and remains of ancient cultures.
The places are known from literature and movies, canyons, lakes and much more – all these things you can discover during your trip. Now, for visit US you don’t have to search for work and travel programs or waiting many days for the answer from the embassy – now you can only visit the website and request for your ESTA online.