If you are from one of the 38 countries listed below, then you can apply for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program.
The U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWA) is a special program that permits business, in-transit, and tourist visitors from specific countries into America without having to get a U.S. visa. If you are considering a trip to Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, then you may not need a visa either if you are eligible for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program.
You will have to fill out the application for the U.S. Waiver Visa Program which will be submitted to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). The U.S. ESTA is the system designed to determine who is eligible for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the US Visa Waiver Program
Can I apply for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program?
Possibly. You will be eligible to apply for the Waiver Program if you are a citizen of one of the following 38 countries:
- Czech Republic
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- South Korea
- Taiwan - Taiwan nationals with ID number only
- United Kingdom (UK) - British citizens only
Your recent travel and personal history will likely be considered when determining your eligibility for the VWP.
The U.S. Immigration Office will refuse eligibility and/or entry based on the individual’s comprehensive background check and application information.
How much does a U.S. ESTA application cost?
It varies based on your processing speed you select.
If you choose Standard Processing, it will take 24 hours, and your application will cost USD 29.00.
If you choose Rush Processing, it will take 4 hours, and your application will cost USD 59.00.
If you choose Super Rush Processing, it will take 30 minutes, and your application will cost USD 79.00.
How many entries do I get into the U.S. using the ESTA Waiver program?
Your U.S. Visa Waiver gives you Multiple Entry.
When does my United States visa waiver approval expire?
Your temporary business & tourist combo visa to America will expire 2 years after issued.
How long can you stay in the U.S. on the Visa Waiver Program?
With proof of acceptance of your Visa Waiver Program application, you should be allowed into the United States to stay as a foreign citizen for up to 90 days Per Entry per entry.
What if I have more questions about the ESTA or Visa Waiver Program?
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