1. CAN CITIZENS OF SWITZERLAND TRAVEL TO THE USA WITH ESTA?
Yes, all citizens of Switzerland can travel to the USA with ESTA.
If you are a citizen of Switzerland and you plan on traveling to the USA, you don’t have to obtain a Visa and instead you have to apply for an ESTA.
You should keep in mind that this will only be possible if you plan on staying in the USA for up to 90 days and no more. Also, your goal of the visit should be transit, business or travel. In all other cases you will have to obtain a Visa and this form of travel authorisation known as ESTA shall not be used.
This option of Visa-free travel is only available for citizens of countries of the Visa Waiver Program.
2. IS SWITZERLAND ONE OF THE VWP COUNTRIES?
Yes, Switzerland is included in the Visa Waiver Program and this is why all citizens of Switzerland can enjoy Visa-free travel.
The VWP was created to provide significantly more travel freedom to citizens of some specific countries, that the USA agreed on including in the list.
Since then citizens of the VWP countries can apply for an ESTA when traveling to the USA.
3. CAN I TRAVEL TO THE USA WITH TWO PASSPORTS?
If you hold two passport and you wish to travel to the USA, you have to think about the VWP. If one of your passports approves that you are a citizen of one of the VWP countries, you can apply for an ESTA.
However, when applying for your ESTA a lot more attention will be paid to your background and criminal history.
4. WHAT CAN GET MY ESTA APPLICATION DENIED?
There are many reasons for your application being denied. This includes problems with your documentation and passport expiration.
There is also a chance that your ESTA is denied because of your criminal history.
If your ESTA is denied you should make sure what is the reason for denial and if possible, apply again, for example, after renewing your passport.