Making applying for an ESTA child’s play

If you are looking to travel to the USA after lockdown restrictions are lifted, whether for business or pleasure, the chances are you will be needing an ESTA travel permit.

Why an ESTA?

The ESTA USA is an electronic system for travel (a travel permit) that lets you visit America for less than 90 days without the need for a visa. This is called the visa waiver programme.

Who needs an ESTA?

 You will need an ESTA travel permit if:

  • You are a UK citizen, or you are visiting the US from another visa waiver country
  • You are wanting to visit the US for 90 days or less and your trip is for business or pleasure
  • You arrive into the US via plane or cruise ship – you will not need an ESTA if you drive into the US from Canada or Mexico

An ESTA also serves to replace the green form that previously had to be completed on the plane before entering the USA.

How long does an ESTA last?

An ESTA is valid for two years, or until your passport expires – whichever comes first. Once your ESTA is approved you can make multiple trips back to America during those two years without having to reapply.

The benefits of applying for an ESTA with e-visa

Efficiently processed, with just a few easy to answer questions the ESTA can be fully and safely applied for online with no tedious and time-consuming visits to the US consulate.

And if you are not travelling alone but with the family or in a group, it is simple to add multiple travellers to the one application form via e-visa.

What could be easier? How to apply for an ESTA with e-visa


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