Securing the approval of travel authorizations is a process that requires certain requirements to be met by the applicants. These requirements come from the introduction of the Visa Waiver Program, and some of the most recent changes by the Department of Homeland Security are also updated on this page for your convenience.
If an individual is not able to meet the requirements above they are going to have to re-apply for a visa
Anyone that is looking to spend more than 90 days in the U.S or is looking for a long term college education or seeking employment is going to have to apply for an appropriate visa as this is not included in the Visa Waiver Program parameters. The same goes for those who are seeking U.S. residency.
If anyone got rejected after applying for ESTA, they will need to apply for a visa to travel to the USA.
If a person makes a mistakes or provides incorrect information on their form, they must send an email to the CBP to ensure that the form can be amended.
Anyone who has minor traffic offenses that have not led to arrest or convictions can apply for the ESTA as long as other requirements met.
A person who has a criminal record is going to have to find out if their particular case is eligible or not. Many variables would determine if they could opt for an ESTA or not. The following criteria are also going to be used to determine who is not eligible: