Benefits Of ESTA to travel USAby Neha Sah Digital Marketing Manager
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security began the process of implementing changes to the traveler eligibility requirements of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) .
Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is an computerized online process which is used to determine the eligibility of visitors to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Folks from 38 different countries, which form the Visa Waiver Program, may apply for an ESTA visa waiver. ESTA is only a travel requirement. A visa must be obtain in advance by individuals not eligible to enter on the Visa Waiver Program. If you already hold a valid U.S. visitor visa, you should not apply for ESTA.
It is recommended that the visitors should apply at least 72 hours before they start preparing for travel to the USA. We must remind you that must be a holder of a passport from the eligible countries to apply for the advance visa, which is exclusively available online. It will take only few minutes to fill the ESTA form.This is a great advantage for everyone traveling on short notice. We would like to mention important information also that if you have a valid visa then you do not need for the ESTA.
The benefits of ESTA is that it is available online and visitor can apply any corner of the world by spending only few minutes. After applying online visitor can also see the application status online itself. If you have the old one then you may update it online.
Some facts about Visa Waiver Program:-
Visitors entering the U.S under Visa Waiver Program are authorized to stay in country upto 90 days only. No extensions are allowed.
An approved ESTA is mandatory for the visitors entering U.S whether by air or sea.
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