Questions tagged [esta]

Electronic System for Travel Authorization, an online application you must fill if you wish to travel to the US under the Visa Waiver Program. This tag is about the application; for the program itself, use the tag [us-visa-waiver-program].

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Can I enter Mexico by land and go back to the US with an esta?

I'm an Italian citizen visiting the US with an ESTA. I want to go to Mexico for a day trip with some friends and then go back to the US. We'll cross into Mexico from San Diego by land and go back the ...
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ESTA, national identity card for travel by any other country?

I am trying to apply for an ESTA to enter the US, and I realized that there is a question came up on the ESTA application: Have you ever been issued a passport or national identity card for travel ...
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Will I Need a Transit visa or ESTA for the US as a Canadian?

I'm a Canadian traveling from Toronto To Warsaw and I have connecting flights in New Jersey and Frankfurt. Will I need an ESTA or a Transit Visa?
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Can I go back to USA if I entered at the age of 14 years old but overstaid my visa and left at 19 years old?

Here is my story. I went in California when I was 14 years old. I was with my family and I just learn that I overstayed... I had no idea, so I left the country at 19 years old... now its been over 6 ...
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Does flying to Panama from the US reset the ESTA time counter?

I am travelling from Panama to Los Angeles and around the States for approx 80 days then flying back to Panama and making my way up Central America for approx 3 months before flying back to LA to fly ...
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Dual nationality and ESTA

I am a French/Australian citizen, currently living in France. I want to use my Australian passport to travel in the USA because my French passport is not electronic. Can I enter the US on an ...
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Valid US tourist visa, but expired passport

So I'm a dual citizen. One is an EU country so it’s under the VWP, and the other is not. I have a valid us tourist visa on the non-EU passport but it's about to expire and at the time. Because of the ...
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Invalid purpose of visit marked on the ESTA application. Do I need to reapply?

When we applied for our ESTA, we incorrectly ticked the TRANSIT box, because we are cruising from one country to another & visiting the U.S. in between. We thought this was the right thing to do. ...
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Overstaying on a US Visa Waiver Program [duplicate]

A friend of mine came from Australia on the WVP and stayed 92 days. I made a mistake booking Her flight scheduling a Saturday arrival/departure at DFW. This amounted to a 92 day stay and with no funds ...
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Visa waiver in US

I am in the US for 90 days on a visa waiver (ESTA). Can I leave the US for Mexico and return within the 90 days?
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Can I acquire a second ESTA a month after the first ended for the purpose of transit?

I'm going to New York next month and I already have an approved ESTA. Because of the ESTA rules that say I need proof of onward travel, I'm going to book a flight to Brazil or somewhere in South/...
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Visiting the US under ESTA for 90 days,then Mexico for 90 days, can we return to the US to catch a flight home to Ireland?

My partner and I live in Ireland and are currently visiting family in the US under the ESTA scheme. We are staying for the 90 days allowed. We just decided to go for three months to Mexico and drive ...
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Is there a need for ESTA visa update when traveling to different location? [duplicate]

My ESTA visa is valid and my passport has not expired but my travel location is different from the first time. Should I update the travel information?
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Will traveling to Cuba reset my ESTA? [closed]

Will I be allowed back into the US if I go from Canada to Chicago (26 September), back to Canada and then Canada to Cuba (29 October to 5 November) back to Canada and then Canada to New York (28th ...
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ESTA, claimed to be in transit but actually visiting

I have put down on my ESTA that I am travelling in transit to another country when I'm not, I am only going on holiday for two weeks. Will I still get in? There is no address where i'm staying in ...