eVisa United States




ESTA USA – General Information

ESTA USA is an electronic system for travel authorization implemented to make applying for a US visa faster and easier. This online visa allows travelers to visit the country for tourism, transit, and business purposes.

The ESTA system was introduced in 2009, and thanks to it, a significant increase in incoming visitors was registered. It is because the application process is now simpler and takes a few minutes. If you come from a country that is on a Visa Waiver Program, you can get an ESTA without visiting an embassy.

The USA electronic visa is valid for 2 years. Within this time, travelers may visit the country many times and stay there for up to 90 days per visit. They must apply for a new visa if an online visa expires.

The application process includes 3 simple steps. An electronic device, an internet connection, and a valid passport are everything you need to go through the application successfully. Every applicant may complete the procedure without leaving home.

Who can apply for an ESTA to the USA?

All travelers whose countries take part in the Visa Waiver Program can visit the United States for tourism, business, or transit with the electronic system for travel authorization permits. It is advisable to apply for it earlier in order to avoid delays and get everything on time.


List of eligible countries

Citizens of countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) may apply for ESTA through an online application. Here is the list of countries that are eligible for the electronic visa. If you find your country of origin in the below list, you may obtain your travel authorization within hours.

eVisa for USA is available to the citizens of following countries:

  • Andorra Andorra
  • Australia Australia
  • Austria Austria
  • Belgium Belgium
  • Brunei Brunei
  • Chile Chile
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • Germany Germany
  • Greece Greece
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Iceland Iceland
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Italy Italy
  • Japan Japan
  • South Korea South Korea
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania Lithuania
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Malta Malta
  • Monaco Monaco
  • Netherlands Netherlands
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Norway Norway
  • Poland Poland
  • Portugal Portugal
  • San Marino San Marino
  • Singapore Singapore
  • Slovak Slovak
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Spain Spain
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom

What is the validity period of an ESTA to the USA?

The ESTA is valid for 2 years. With it, travelers can visit the USA numerous times as it is a multiple-entry permit. During that time, your passport must be valid; otherwise, ESTA will be expired as well.

Types of USA electronic visas

There is only one type of electronic visa to the USA. You can use it for tourism, business, and transit purposes when traveling through the country is necessary to reach another final destination.

The electronic visa lets travelers enter the USA many times and stay for a maximum of 90 days at a time. The permit is issued for 2 years, and you may use it as long as your passport remains valid.

As for transit reasons, even if you do not leave the airport before boarding another flight, you must apply for an online US visa.

With ESTA, you may arrive in the USA only for tourism-related reasons. Please remember the ESTA doesn’t allow for work. You must apply for another type of visa to get a work permit.

Check the ‘Eligible countries’ section. If you cannot find your country of origin on the list, you must apply for a regular paper visa at an embassy.

ESTA USA Application Instruction

If your country participates in the Visa Waiver Program, you must apply for an ESTA before traveling to the USA. This visa can be used for tourism, business, or transit-related travel.

The application process is very fast, but it is necessary to apply for a visa in advance. The procedure consists of 3 steps:

  • Fill in a form by providing personal and travel information like name, citizenship, date of birth, passport number, etc.
  • Pay the electronic USA visa fee of 79 Euro. Different online payment methods are available. Choose the best one for you and check for the payment confirmation in your email.
  • Wait for the approved travel authorization to be approved and delivered to your email. Print it and keep it for travel.

Please note you may apply for an eVisa only with a valid passport. It cannot expire within 6 months from the intended arrival date.

In case of any questions, the team of experts is ready to help at every stage of the application.

Requirements for USA online visa application

You must remember a few things when planning a travel to the USA. If you come from a country that participates in a Visa Waiver Program, you must have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of arrival. The document is needed for the application and also later upon arrival. The online visa doesn’t have to be printed. It is linked to the electronic passport of an applicant.

Remember to prepare before the trip and apply for the eVisa a few days before your arrival. Every traveler must apply for a separate eVisa.

The USA electronic visa does not entitle a visitor to work. To obtain a travel permit, you must go to an embassy and apply for another type of visa.

Transit information

You must have an online US visa while you are transiting in this country. All eligible travelers need to have ESTA to avoid inconveniences and problems.

Visa Summary

  • eVisa destination



  • eVisa price


    49 Euro

  • eVisa Processing time


    several days

  • Visa validity


    2 years

  • Visa requirements documents


    • a valid passport
    • valid email
    • credit card
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When will I receive an ESTA to the USA?

The process is very fast, so you will receive your ESTA quickly. Check all the information twice to avoid delays.

Do I need to print an ESTA to the USA?

You don't need to print it as ESTA links directly to your passport number, which is very convenient.

What if my ESTA is not approved?

In case of disapproval, you should contact our support team. Your problem will definitely be solved.

How long can I stay in the USA with ESTA?

You can stay in the country for 90 days per visit with ESTA.

What is the validity of ESTA USA?

The ESTA is valid for 2 years, and you can visit the country during the validity period (which is 2 years) numerous times as it is a multiple-entry type.

Do children need an ESTA USA?

Yes, children need an ESTA too. All travelers must have proper documents if they want to visit the USA.

What is the cost of an ESTA USA?

The ESTA costs 79 Euro. You can cover the fee with an electronic system of payment such as PayPal or a credit/debit card.

What must I have to apply for an ESTA USA?

To apply for an ESTA USA, You need to have an electronic device with an internet connection, an active email address, and a valid passport.

What is the processing time for an ESTA to the USA?

The processing time depends on various factors, so it is different for each case. However, it will be as fast as possible.

What documents are required to get an ESTA to the USA?

You need to prepare a valid passport. Also, remember about an active email address and covering the fee.

What data do I need to provide in the application form for an ESTA USA?

You need to provide basic information such as name, surname, date of birth, passport number, etc. in the ESTA application form.