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The official procedure for an ESTA application
The official procedure for an ESTA application
To prepare well for your future trip to the United States, you will need to apply for an official ESTA authorization document. Here we explain how to proceed with this and we offer some information on the reasons for this formality.
 

How much does ESTA application cost?
How much does ESTA application cost?
An authorization application should be submitted by all applicable European citizens that wish to travel to the United States and this application is payable. So how much does this authorization actually cost?
 

How long does it take to obtain an ESTA?
How long does it take to obtain an ESTA?
Most Europeans are required to submit an electronic ESTA application or online ESTA form due to the Visa Waiver Program. The ESTA authorization is obligatory and requires a certain amount of time to get it.
 

Which official documents are required for the USA?
Which official documents are required for the USA?
Entering onto American territory requires a certain number of documents. An authorization application should be submitted via the Internet by United Kingdom citizens that wish to visit the United States by completing the ESTA application form
 

How to modify an ESTA request form?
How to modify an ESTA request form?
Following a change in your situation or your travel plans, you wish to modify your ESTA form? Find out how to easily modify your application in just a few clicks with our advice.
 

Are you automatically approved for travel authorization to the United States?
Are you automatically approved for travel authorization to the United States?
The ESTA system permits citizens from the Visa Waiver Program member countries to visit the USA without a visa. Are you automatically approved or are there approval conditions that apply?
 

How to renew an ESTA authorisation?
How to renew an ESTA authorisation?
Is your ESTA authorization approaching its expiry date and you wish to visit the United States again? Learn here how to proceed with the renewal of your ESTA authorization online.
 

What is the ESTA ?
What is the ESTA ?
The completion of the ESTA online application form is required for citizens of the Visa Waiver Program member countries. Here is some detailed information on the ESTA that you should read before travelling to the United States.
 

The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)
The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)
The ESTA application form (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) is obligatory for citizens from Visa Waiver Program member countries. This travel authorisation document is therefore relevant to United Kingdom and Irish citizens.
 

How to complete the ESTA form
How to complete the ESTA form
All the information you need explaining how to complete the ESTA authorisation application on the internet, point by point. For extra simplicity and to avoid the risk of mistakes the form is available in various languages.
 

The legal procedures for entering the USA
The legal procedures for entering the USA
On the 9 January 2009, the American administration implemented the ESTA application system, a simplified entry procedure enabling citizens of certain European countries, including the United Kingdom and Ireland.
 

Why is an ESTA form not free?
Why is an ESTA form not free?
With the Visa Waiver program, an authorisation application form for a visitor is required for citizens of the United Kingdom and Ireland. The submission of an application using an ESTA form is payable. The amount due is paid online.
 

The rules for staying in the United States
The rules for staying in the United States
All visitors, including those from the United Kingdom or Ireland, planning a trip to the United States should comply with certain conditions such as completing an application for travel authorisation using the ESTA form.
 

Do you need an ESTA for a simple transit through the USA?
Do you need an ESTA for a simple transit through the USA?
As with business trips and holidays, all United Kingdom and Irish citizens should have an ESTA travel authorization in order to transit via the United States.
 

How long is an ESTA valid for?
How long is an ESTA valid for?
According to current regulations, an authorization application is required for all United Kingdom and Irish citizens that wish to visit the United States. This application should be submitted online and is valid for two years.