USA ESTA FAQs

General USA ESTA FAQ's

What is the USA ESTA?
The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is an automated system that assists in determining eligibility to travel to the United States under th...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:03 AM
Who is eligible for the ESTA?
Citizen/nationals of one of the countries can apply for the ESTA, under the Visa Waiver Program: Andorra Australia Austria Belgium Brunei Chile Czec...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:04 AM
Does the ESTA guarantee admission into the USA?
Authorization via ESTA does not determine whether a traveler is admissible to the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers determine admis...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:06 AM
What is the maximum number of days I can stay in US with the ESTA?
The maximum stay is 90 days per entry. The ESTA is valid for 2 years from issue (or when your passport expires, which ever occurs first) and allows you mult...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:15 AM
What is the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)?
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is administered by DHS (dept. of Homeland Security) and enables eligible citizens or nationals of designated countries to trave...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:19 AM
What are the costs associated with the ESTA application?
The total cost will be the government fee plus our service fee.  Government fee::        $14 iVisa Service fee:        $15 - Standard Processing (24 h...
Sat, 7 Jul, 2018 at 4:04 AM
What are the passport requirements for the ESTA?
Visa Waiver Program requirements are: The passport must be an electronic passport with a digital chip containing bio-metric info. Taiwan [1] passport hol...
Sat, 7 Jul, 2018 at 4:05 AM
How long is an ESTA be valid for?
The ESTA is valid for two years from the date of issue, or until your passport expires, whichever comes first.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:11 AM
Can I obtain an ESTA upon arrival?
No, you must obtain an ESTA prior to your arrival to the US. 
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:41 AM
I already have a valid visa. Do I still need an ESTA to travel to the US?
Individuals who possess a valid visa will still be able to travel to the United States on that visa for the purpose for which it was issued. Individuals trav...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:22 AM