How to fill out the ESTA if my name contains special characters? The American English alphabet's popular replacements for distinctive European letters are listed below. You may also look up the common spelling of your name in the machine-readable section of your passport (with the chevrons <<< >>>). ß,ß = ss æ = a e ö = oe ü = ue ë = e ä = ae Å = aa ø = oe ñ = n ? = i j
What are the exact documents I need to show the customs officer when I arrive in the US? When you arrive in the US, you will need to bring your passport, a completed declaration form and your ESTA number with you. As far as ESTA is concerned, you only need to have the confirmation number, which can be printed (it is recommended to have a printed confirmation sheet with the confirmation number on it). You do not need to provide proof of payment for ESTA
Why can’t I add more applications to my group? Applications can be added to a group (maximum of 50) as long as payment is NOT made. Once you have applied for a group, you have 7 days to pay. Once the group is paid, you will no longer be able to add applications to the group. To submit more applications, you can either create a new group or submit individual applications. Since the opportunity to travel with ESTA is not dependent on how your travel partners have applied, it does not matter whether you apply in a group or individually.
What should I do if my passport information has changed or expired? If you get a new passport or there are changes to your passport information, you must apply for a new travel authorization and pay the appropriate fees. For a complete list of information you can change after you apply, see "What Information Can I Update?
My group is locked and I cannot use the Group ID. How can I access my application? You can access any individual application in the group by selecting "Check Individual Status" under "Check ESTA Status".
How do I retrieve my application? Select "Check ESTA Status" from the navigation menu or "Check Existing Application" from the home page. Restoring an individual application If you know your application number, enter your passport number, date of birth, and application number. NOTE: The application number was sent to the email address listed on your ESTA application. If you do not know your application number, enter your passport number, country of citizenship, passport issue date, passport expiration date, and date of birth. Restoring an group application The following information about the group contact person is required in order to receive group [...]
How can I correct a mistake regarding Passport Issuance Date or Passport Expiration Date after completing my application?admin2022-07-01T23:30:49+00:00
How can I correct a mistake regarding Passport Issuance Date or Passport Expiration Date after completing my application? The applicant can update the passport issuance date or the passport expiration date as long as the application is not paid for. If the applicant enters an incorrect passport issuance date or passport expiration date after the ESTA application has been paid, the traveler will have to reapply for a new travel authorization. The appropriate fee will be charged for each new application submitted. The previous application will be cancelled.
When will I hear back if I'm approved? The electronic travel authorization system will normally return your application status within 72 hours. We will send 2 status letters, plus one letter from the payment system about the status of the application. And you will receive one SMS if your phone number was entered correctly. Three possible responses to the electronic travel authorization application: Permit approved. Your travel authorization has been approved and you are eligible to travel to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program. The system displays a confirmation of approval of the application and a notification of receipt of [...]
What should I do if I'm not approved for travel? If you received a "Travel Not Authorized" response to your travel authorization application but wish to proceed with your plans, please visit the Department of State website at https://estatousa.com/ for more information on applying for a visa. Denial of travel authorization only prohibits travel under the Visa Waiver Program and is not a determination of eligibility for a visa to travel to the United States. In the event that you are not granted leave to enter, no court will have jurisdiction to review the ESTA eligibility determination.
What if I forgot my application number? The application number is contained in the confirmation e-mail sent after checking the e-mail address. To get the individual application, go to the ESTA home page, select "Check ESTA Status" in the navigation menu and click "Check individual Status". If you do not know your application number, enter your passport number, country of citizenship, date of passport issuance, passport expiration date, and date of birth. NOTE: The information entered for the application must match exactly the information entered in the ESTA application. Any discrepancy between the information entered to retrieve the application and the [...]