Apply for ESTA - Electronic System for Travel Authorisation

ESTA is a mandatory travel authorization for eligible travellers entering the United States by land, air, or sea for visits less than 90 days.

Apply for ESTA

Apply for ESTA - Electronic System for Travel Authorisation

ESTA is a mandatory travel authorization for eligible travellers entering the United States by land, air, or sea for visits less than 90 days.

Only travellers who hold a valid nationality from countries covered under the Visa Waiver Programme are eligible to apply for an ESTA.

Failure to obtain an ESTA can lead to denial of entry at the border and a large fine. It is advised to apply as soon as possible.

Apply for ESTA

The cost of processing applications includes service fees, which depend on the applicant's location (up to 77USD). We are not affiliated with the US government or embassy. The processing fee includes 21USD due to the US government for issuing your ESTA. You can apply directly via

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Fill in the application form for each traveller.

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Confirm data

Confirm the data for each traveller.

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Make payment

Pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer.

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Receive your ESTA

Receive your ESTA authorisation via email.

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When does a traveller need an ESTA Visa Waiver?

If you're intending to travel to the United States, either as a tourist, or on business, for a visit lasting less than 90 days, you must apply for your ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation).

Citizens of countries within the VWP (Visa Waiver Programme) are required to obtain an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation to travel to or through the US. The ESTA visa waiver system is operated by the US Government Department for Homeland Security, and Electronic System for Travel Authorisation applications may only be made electronically online.

If you require multiple ESTA's for your family / partner / group of friends you can complete all these applications in one order using this service - after completing your data on the form there is the option to add other travellers.

Who can apply for an ESTA visa waiver?

Travellers with citizenship from one of the following countries are eligible to seek admission to the United States via ESTA. Please note that additional requirements may be relevant to be eligible for ESTA. For further information visit the ESTA requirements page or visit the FAQ

Does an ESTA guarantee entry into the United States?

An ESTA travel authorisation is security screening tool that only entitles you to board an aircraft, sea vessel or vehicle into the United States. The final decision about entry into the United States will be made by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the point of entry.

How does the application process work?

This website can be used by visitors of the United States who are seeking to submit an instant ESTA travel authorisation application online. To submit an application, please follow the steps below:

  1. Fill out and complete your application online – double check your passport number and the passport-issuing country.
  2. Confirm the data for each traveller
  3. Submit the applications
  4. Make your payment
  5. Application status will be emailed to you when a decision is reached by CBP.

After the instant data check your application will be proccessed and you will receive your ESTA authorisation via email. A successful application will take around 10 minutes to complete.

Multi-lingual support by email and telephone is available to ESTA applicants should they require assistance.

ESTA processing information

Your approved ESTA Visa Waiver authorisation will be delivered via email, within 1 hour of submitting your application. In the event your application requires additional processing, you will receive an email notification that additional processing will be required.

How long will my ESTA be valid?

Your ESTA will be valid for 2 years, or until the date of passport expiry, whichever comes first. We will remind you when your ESTA is due to expire.

What can I use my approved ESTA for?

Your approved ESTA can be used for business, tourism or transit purposes up to 90 days per visit.

What is included?

The following services are available to all individuals who submit ESTA applications;

  • Data review and verification
  • Instant ESTA processing
  • Immediate status updates regarding your ESTA application
  • Real-time status notifications by email
  • 24-hour support via email and telephone
  • Data held on record for 2 years in case you lose your ESTA authorisation number