A US program that allows citizens of specific countries to enter the United States without a visa.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
72 views

ESTA and I94-W when entering by road in the US [duplicate]

I have a European passport. I applied to ESTA recently (less than a month ago) when I transited in the US (and exited the terminal, since the next plane was in another terminal) I now have a stamp ...
21
votes
3answers
2k views

Is the “Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act” already valid?

I'd like to visit the USA in four weeks and recently read about the "Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act" which disallows people who visited Iran since 2011 to travel ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

Overstaying US Visa Waiver Program

I have a tricky question regarding an overstay of the Visa Waiver Program. I'm an Australian citizen who's spent the last 5 months or so in Mexico, and will be heading back home soon. In order to ...
1
vote
1answer
126 views

Studying in US under J1 Visa, also have current ESTA, can I stay after grace period using ESTA? [closed]

I will be studying in the US using a J1 exchange visa in January, but the visa expires (as well as the grace period) before my intended departure date at the end of July. The grace period expires 3 ...
5
votes
1answer
408 views

Flying to US with German & Iranian Passport [duplicate]

I'm from Germany and me and my friends want to fly to Las Vegas, America. I was there two years ago with my parents and now I want to make a roadtrip with my friends in July 2016. The problem in this ...
3
votes
1answer
124 views

New Visa Waiver law

I am a Canadian Citizens born in Canada to Iranian parents, I have never been to Iran nor have I ever applied for Iranian citizenship, but it seems like that doesnt matter and youre considered ...
8
votes
2answers
821 views

Visiting USA as a German with Iranian parents

I've been invited by a company to a release event of a new game next month in the USA which I'd like to go there. I was born in Germany, have the German citizenship and a German passport (just ...
2
votes
0answers
229 views

How soon can I travel back on ESTA after a 2 and a half month stay? [duplicate]

Ok so I went to USA end of september and came back a few days ago. I had originally booked 3 weeks but extended my trip whilst I was there. I am planning to return in February, exactly 2 months after ...
3
votes
0answers
101 views

Photo assistant and traveling to the US

I've got a question about ESTA and business travels. I'm French, I'm living in Paris and working for a french company in digital retouch and digital assisting. I'm paid in France in euro. I'm ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

Do United States green card holders need a visa to re-enter the US from Iran?

I am a US citizen but my wife is an Iranian citizen with US permanent resident status, which she obtained through our marriage. We were planning to travel to Iran to visit my in-laws. However, we are ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

ESTA and a tourist visa in an expired passport

My wife and my daughter had a US tourist visa. Their passports now expired, but I think the visa's might be still be not expired. Can they apply for ESTA for their new passports? The new passports ...
2
votes
1answer
245 views

Husband overstayed VWP, how to get approved for B2 visa

My husband entered the U.S. in August 2013 on the VWP. During his stay, we decided to get married. We were advised by a lawyer that he should stay and apply for a green card while he was in the U.S. ...
6
votes
1answer
496 views

Can I do six months in the USA on the VWP with a two week break in between?

I am British and therefore hopefully eligible for the VWP. I plan to ship my motorbike to the USA, fly from the UK to meet it there and ride around for three months. Then in order to comply with the ...
5
votes
1answer
144 views

How can I re-enter the US if my VWP expired in Mexico

I'm from Belgium and I'm traveling by car from Canada to Patagonia (Argentina). I left the USA just in time (90days) but I got my visa from Mexico 1 day after my (90days) VWP expires. My plan is to ...
1
vote
2answers
103 views

Break in US stay

Have 4 week stay in Florida then 2 weeks in Cayman and back to us for 8 weeks. Does the 2 week stay in Cayman use up time out of my 90 day esta? I know I can't start a new 90 day clock when I return ...
2
votes
0answers
69 views

Does starting a working visa in Canada reset my ESTA? [closed]

I obtained a working visa for Canada for two years to start between April 2015 and April 2016. I am planning to work in Montreal. I am presently visiting friends in Vermont, and have been here 60 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

USA Visa Waiver: Used 85 days, left the continent for 18 days; can I return for 7 days? [duplicate]

I'm hoping the title will have give the gist of my problem/question: I have a USA visa waiver. I used in total 85 days of the waiver. I will have been off the continent for 18 days before I would ...
10
votes
2answers
660 views

Am I entitled to US Visa Waiver Program?

I'm of Pakistani origin, recently I acquired a Scandinavian country citizenship. The Scandinavian citizens are entitled to Visa Waiver Program for the travel to United States. My question is that, ...
3
votes
1answer
122 views

90 days stay with tourist visa in USA

Chile has VWP, yet I still have the regular tourist visa stamp on my passport and must enter the USA with it. If I leave the country (USA) for a few days to go to Canada and then return, does a new ...
2
votes
1answer
165 views

ESTA - Air or Land?

Can an ESTA be activated at the Canadian border if travelling by car or do you have to be flown into the country for it to be activated? Also, I know there is a clause that says "there should be a ...
2
votes
2answers
195 views

Do multiple trips to the USA need multiple visa waivers?

I am a UK citizen who is currently working in Canada for one year under the young professionals program. I am planning on visiting the US several times over the duration of my stay in Canada but each ...
6
votes
1answer
63 views

US VWP when going to Canada

I'm going on an almost 6 months trip to the US and Canada. As a Danish citizen I can use the Visa Waiver Program to stay for up to 90 days in the US. I will start my journey in California and leave ...
8
votes
1answer
9k views

What “National Identification Number” to enter in an ESTA application, for a German?

I’m trying to complete an ESTA application (German citizen). One of the questions asked is about a National Identification Number, with this explanation: Enter the number on your identity ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Proof of onward travel when entering the US [duplicate]

In a month I will be flying to Boston from the Netherlands on a one way ticket. As far as I know, I will need proof of onward travel to be allowed into the country. Because of this, I'd like to know ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Mexico trip for more than 30 days [duplicate]

In a month I will be flying from the Netherlands to Boston, to spend 2 weeks on the East coast. After that I'm planning to fly into Cancún, travel through Mexico and cross into California via Tijuana ...
4
votes
1answer
118 views

Left the US by plane. Still have my US Visa Waiver (I-94 A) [duplicate]

I regularly travel from Canada to the US by bus and get a US Visa Waiver attached to my passport, which I hand back to the Canadian customs officer when returning to Canada (by bus). This time I ...
17
votes
1answer
4k views

Dual Citizenship but I only have one passport — how to use ESTA website?

I have dual citizenship (one by Birth) and the other is Australian. I have lived in Australia for the majority of my life and I only have 1 passport. On the ESTA website there is a question for dual ...
1
vote
2answers
475 views

Is an ESTA extension possible? [closed]

Can you extend your ESTA stay whilst in the U.S and continue your stay there? Or must you look into getting a visa?
1
vote
1answer
52 views

VWP status for stays longer than 90 days in Mexico

If I was to go to Mexico for 30 days, then move on to the USA, would my VWP days be 90, or 60 (-30 days for the time spent in the "connected country")? I imagine its 90 days because they should start ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Exit stamp on passport when leaving US by bus

My wife is in the US on the VWP, and will be leaving the country by bus into Mexico after having arrived by air. I've taken this bus route multiple times, but have no memory of ever stopping on the US ...
1
vote
2answers
338 views

Will my journey to intern at a summer camp be allowed under the US Visa Waiver Program?

I've been asked to work for a summer camp in America. This is the exact situation: I'm from The Netherlands The summer camp is in Puerto Rico I will stay for 2 and a half weeks My travel and staying ...
11
votes
4answers
928 views

Am I eligible to travel to the US with my UN 1951 Travel Document issued by Malta (EU)?

I hold a UN 1951 Convention travel document (which is an e-passport as well) issued by Malta (EU). Also have a residence permit and a Maltese ID card. I know I can travel within the Schengen area and ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How long is the time allowed between exit and re entry from the U.S on an esta visa? [duplicate]

I have a valid two year Established Visa,and I would like to exit the U.S for a month, and then return after one month, but i was told i needed three months between exit and re entry. Can someone ...
2
votes
0answers
97 views

Living in Canada for a year: entering the US for a couple of short trips [duplicate]

From August onwards I'll be living in Canada under the WHP program, since I'll be close to the American border I would like to take multiple day (or longer trips, not longer than a week though) ...
5
votes
2answers
177 views

Travelling in the USA before start of Student Visa

I am doing an exchange semester at a US university this summer. I have a student visa for this however I was hoping to travel for longer than the 30 days allowed by this visa before commencing my ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Travelling to us on visa waiver profram with j1ers [duplicate]

Im travelling to the US next friday with a few friends who are going on the j1 student visa. I was wondering how much money i would need for a customs officer to be satisfied that i wasnt planning on ...
2
votes
0answers
41 views

Travel in the US on J1 Visa and ESTA [duplicate]

I have a question regarding travelling in and out of the US. I am on a J1 visa and i wish to go to the Bahamas in my grace period. If I want to return to the US after the Bahamas i know that i cannot ...
13
votes
1answer
2k views

Is volunteer work allowed in the US while visting under the VWP?

I am going to Santa Monica for 4 weeks to polish my English in July and would like to volunteer at the Planetary Society located in Pasadena. I am a Swiss citizen and have a biometric passport. ...
1
vote
2answers
862 views

Canadian citizen (but not resident), do I need an ESTA to travel to the USA from Belgium?

I am a Canadian citizen who lives in Belgium. I want to visit NY this summer. Do I need a ESTA waiver for that?
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Entering US from Canada by bus (VWP citizen)

I am planning a one-day trip from Vancouver to Seattle and will probably travel by bus (Greyhound) as it is more convenient than train (direct route). As far I have done my research, since I am ...
2
votes
0answers
40 views

Leave the US permanently 60 days then fly back to Mexico for a month before reenter US, is it possible? [duplicate]

My last visit to the US was on Dec 17-2014 until Mar 14-2015 under the ESTA/VWP. I flew home in the Netherland after that. I plan to fly to Mexico on 15 May and want to stay there for a month, then ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Orlando ESTA Visa Waiver [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Orlando for 14 nights at the end of August, for a nice holiday break. I travelled to Orlando last year in June, for 2 weeks. My question involves whether my visa waiver is still ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

Extending visitor stay in the US

I have been in the US for 2 months and 20 days. I have 10 days left on my ESTA. I would like to extend my stay for non-medical reasons. Is there any way to do this? Can I apply for a brand new ESTA ...
5
votes
1answer
209 views

Do I need an ESTA to enter the US with the Victoria Clipper ferry?

I am thinking of visiting Victoria, BC in Canada and then going to Seattle, WA in the US, with the Victoria Clipper ferry. I am a national of a country under the Visa Waiver Program. I think that if ...
2
votes
1answer
239 views

Training for 3 month and attending conference is elegible under VWP?

Im an Italian citizen. I will have to spend 3 month (90 days) in a illustration studio based in washington. I will follow the work and gain some practical experience, working with computers programs. ...
1
vote
1answer
225 views

my vwp not authorized, does it affect get to canada [closed]

I have a passport. And I want to go to the USA, but my ESTA was denied because I have previously been denied a visa, so I want first go to Canada (because there I don't need ESTA or visa to travel) ...
2
votes
1answer
275 views

3 months as tourist in USA, then resident in Canada for 2 months, then back to USA for 3 months tourism

I would like to go to America for 3 months for holiday. Then I should spend 2 months working on a temporary resident work visa in Canada. And finally I want to spend some more holiday in America for ...
0
votes
3answers
611 views

Going to a border to get another 90 days of visa waiver

If I went to a border to renew my 90 days after expiration of a visa waiver, would I be denied access back into the US? I am over the 90 day limit and need to get another 90 days what can I do? I am ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

If there's no “until” date on your US entry stamp, how long can you stay as an ESTA holder?

Looking through my passport, at a page that the US DHS seem to like using, I see three US entry stamps: These are: Arrived 4th April 2014, type WB, until 2nd July 2014 (3 months) Arrived 15th ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Can I re enter the US on the VWP immediately after 90 days? [duplicate]

I have read conflicting information and can't seem to find the right number online to call. I am a UK citizen visiting the US on an ESTA due to expire on 2nd April. I would like to stay until the ...