ESTA USA: Basic Information

The U.S. ESTA application is a system developed by the American government to determine the eligibility of individuals traveling to the USA. If you are a citizen of any country that is a beneficiary of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), you only need to obtain an ESTA approval to travel to the USA.

The price for issuing an ESTA to the United States of America is 39 Euro.

  • Types of ESTA's

    There is only one type of ESTA.
    This document is valid for a period of 2 years, allows you to enter the country multiple times, however, each time your stay cannot exceed 90 days.

    With a valid ESTA you are entitled to enter the United States of America in both tourism and business purposes

  • List of eligible countries

    Citizens from the countries listed below have to apply for an ESTA in order to travel to the United States of America:

    • Andorra
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Brunei
    • Chile
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Korea, South
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Malta
    • Monaco
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • San Marino
    • Singapore
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Taiwan
    • United Kingdom
  • ESTA for the United States of America application form

    You are obliged to apply with at least 3 days advance.

    Please read carefully the important notices and guidelines stated in each step of the application form.

    We would like to inform you that the final decision and processing time is depends on the decision of government of the United States of America. An approved ESTA will be sent to your email address.

    For completing the application, use the panel on the left. Choose one of the available purposes of stay and enter your citizenship. Click "Apply online" to fill out your application form.

  • ESTA validity period

    ESTA to the United States of America can be obtained for multiple entries only.
    It entitles you to stay in the country for a period of 90 days each time. ESTA is valid for two years and the validity of American ESTA starts from the date it has been issued.

    The processing time might take up to 3 working days.

    ATTENTION: To be able to apply for an ESTA to the United States of America your passport has to be valid for a minimum period of 6 months.

  • Transit visa information

    Even if you will only transit through the United States, you will need ESTA to enter the United States. The possibility of applying for an e-visa applies only to citizens of countries that are covered by Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

    The government of the USA has not provided any additional authorization for those who are only transiting through the country territory.

  • Requirements on arrival

    You are obliged to carry one document with you to the airport which is your valid passport. You will be requested to present the document in physical form. Your passport will be verified by customs officials on arrival in the United States of America.

    Your ESTA, once approved, will be assigned to your passport, therefore there is no need for you to print it out and carry it with you.


Important information

  • You are obliged to apply with at least 3 days advance;
  • Every passport holder must submit a seperate application;
  • An ESTA does not authorize any labor activity;
  • The validity of an American ESTA starts from the date of issue;
  • If your passport has recently expired, or you have decided to exchange it, you have to reapply for ESTA as it is assigned to your passport

Benefits of Evisa Express

    Easy application process There are three easy steps to get your ESTA for the United States of America. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team
    Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of every application
    Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

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Learn more about tourism in USA

This gigantic empire, inhabited by almost 400 million people, has been known to be one of the most indrawing destinations for generations. The thought of experiencing the American Dream or even seeing those who achieved it during vacations is promising for visitors. America is also considered to be the home to the most significant movie productions and movie stars. Those who work in the industry find a trip to Holywood or Broadway obligatory. The USA is also recognized as a sacred place for those connected with the music industry. The most renowned record producers can also be found wandering the streets of New York. This atmosphere, of people following their dreams, causes that millions of people decide to book a flight to the United States of America for their annual vacations.

Few people don't dream of seeing at least one of the famous American landmarks. For some, capturing a Golden Gate Bridge, Grand Central Terminal, or the Grand Canyon is a life long dream. The USA is an extremely diversified country, filled with various nations and their culture. This fact allows visitors to experience a classic American Barbeque and authentic Indian, Italian, Mideastern, or even Chinese or Japanese cuisine by visiting one city. Each of the 50 states has its characteristics. It is almost impossible to explore all of them at once. However, several states are drawing much more attention than others.

10 states that are worth seeing during the first visit in the United States

  • Washingon

    The state of the capital city cannot be missed. The beauty of the White House and the political game palpable at every corner- Washington D.C. definitely has is own character. The capital has a remarkable history that awaits to be discovered by its visitors. Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans, and Korean War Veterans Memorials or National Gallery of Art became so popular amongst tourists, that the government has decided to make them available free of charge for anyone curious in visiting them.

  • California

    One city that will not disappoint any of its visitors in Los Angeles. It is filled with energizing locals who are chasing their dreams of becoming models, actors, or singers. It's considered to be one of the healthiest cities in the world. For vegans and sports enthusiasts, Los Angeles is a real paradise. The shores of the North Pacific Ocean couldn't be more adjusted for tourism. Los Angelans are also known for their passion for hiking. Can there be a better place for hiking than near the famous Holywood sign?

  • Arizona

    Anyone who has ever heard of the United States has most likely heard of the Grand Canyon. This gigantic landmark covers the area of almost 4,926 meters square. But apart from the Grand Canyon and well-recognized city of Pheonix, there is one more place that's worth your attention. Jerome that was once known as a miner city now, is considered to be a ghost town. It's somewhat rare to explore a wholly abandoned city that used to be home to over 10,000 people. Now it is almost entirely abandoned.

  • Hawai

    This state is probably the best place for those who seek a tranquil vacation. Hawai is prepared to welcome you with great weather, chilling oceans breeze, and almost untouched nature. Hiking enthusiasts can get the opportunity to wander amongst the world-famous active volcanos. Hawai also offers a wide range of water-related activities such as diving or surfing. After a day filled with various events on the fresh air, you can rest by dining at one of the restaurants and explore the remarkably fresh local cuisine.

  • Texas

    When someone hears the word Texas, the first association most likely is the home of barbeque and cowboys riding a horse until sundown. Both of those activities are widely popular amongst those who visit. There's no better place to learn how to lasso than Texas. But this state also has fewer cliche activities to offer, such as cliff jumping or a taco eating tour. For those who seek for nightlife activities, there is no better place then the 6th Street of Austin, Texas.

  • Florida

    Florida is considered to be the vacation destination state for the Americans. Cities such as Naples or Miami are known for the sandy beaches, great entertainment spots, and hospitality facilities. Florida has access to both Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean shores. Both of them guarantee great weather and a pleasant, chilling breeze.

  • New York

    No matter if you have first heard the name of this city and state in one of the "Friends" episodes, "The Empire State of Mind" by Alicia Keys and Jay-Z or "New York, New York" by Frank Sinatra, there is no doubt you have heard of this multimillion agglomeration. It is the most often visited city in the world. Even though New York state does not consist only of New York City, during your first stay, it is advised to focus only on the charms of the Big Apple.

  • Nevada

    Nevada is best known for its endless extremely hot desserts and, of course, the capital city of gambling, Las Vegas. When it comes to worth mentioning landmarks of this state, each tourist should at least consider the Lake Tahoe, Death Valley, and Red Rock national Parks. As for the city of Las Vegas, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," and that's why there is no better place for a bachelorette and bachelor party.

  • Utah

    Utah guarantees its visitors with endless skiing, biking, and hiking trails. It's commonly known as a place with the best snow in the world, but also a magnificent place for outdoor recreation. Many movie creators have been inspired by the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the entire state. No wonder that the largest independent film festival - Sundance Film Festival each year takes place in Park City.

  • Alaska

    Alaska is an enormous state with a massive range of outdoor activities to offer. It is an ideal travel destination for fishers, hikers, and kayakers. The wildlife that is still maintained in Alaska is almost unbelievable, given how the modern world has become. Photographers can even capture a bear hunting down its prey in the river. If you are seeking a getaway from the concrete jungle you are living in, Alaska is a perfect destination.

What are the best 3 methods of commuting between the states?

  • Flying

    Since the U.S.A is the third-largest country in the world, the easiest and the fastest way from getting from one end to another is definitely by air. Significant distance between, for instance, the incredibly famous New York City and spectacular Los Angeles cause that takes 41 hours of driving to get from one city to another. It is highly questionable if anyone is willing to spend their vacation behind the wheel. That is why the United States has one of the most magnificent domestic flight connections in the world. The fact that so many American citizens fly every day to attend business meetings and visit family at different states, the prices for the tickets became extremely affordable.

  • Driving

    Given how much the motorization industry has evolved during the past years, it's no wonder that annually there are more people fascinated by driving. Admirers of the road trips, while they stay in the USA, can experience the vast highway system ideally linking each state. While planning on visiting countries that are characterized by the untouched nature such as Alaska or Utah, owning a driving license might be essential. Travelers from abroad should be aware that there are plenty of companies that are offering rental services. Depending on the number of people you are traveling with, you can select a convertible sports car with a V8 engine, SUV, or even a minivan while traveling in a large group.

  • Railway

    Those fascinated by rail transportation in the United States and railway, in general, will most certainly select this method of commute over the others. The historic Baltimore and Ohio Railroad has started an era of traveling by train. Plenty of tourists choose this method over others because they don't need to worry about anything after buying the ticket and showing on time on the platform.

  • What kind of visa should one get to visit the USA as a tourist?

    The majority of the citizens of the European Union have been included in the visa waiver program. This means that all they need to do is fill out the application online, with the most essential personal and passport details. There is no need for them to make an appointment with the Embassy or consulate. Amongst those who have been entitled are also the British, Australians, and New Zealanders. The entire list of eligible nationalities, as well as the simplified application process, is available for your reference at this website.


Three easy steps to get your ESTA

    Apply online Fill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
    Fill out remaining required information and make an online payment We accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
    Check your email Once your payment is confirmed, the ESTA will be sent to the email address you provided in your application.
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