Precautions to be taken with USA-ESTA application

Author: David John
by David John
Posted: Jan 25, 2017

You need taking some precautions with your ESTA application. First precaution is to provide required details in an error free manner and second precaution is to keep your registration number safe.

US travelers from VWP countries only need electronic authorization to travel to US for leisure, business and personal visit. And they can easily obtain electronic clearance online. It is called Electronic System for Travel Authorization as it is an electronic process. ESTA application is available online and also the approval is sent online. Travelers are registered and they are provided registration numbers.

Electronic approval is valid for two years from the date of registration or till the validity of passport whichever is earlier. Application form contains information like name, postal address and email id and contact number. Also you have to provide crucial information related to your travel documents like passport. It is advised that you cross check the information provided especially information related to your passport as you won’t be allowed to make corrections once you have press submit button on the application.

If you make a mistake in entering your name and contact details, you can make correction but no corrections are allowed in passport information. Incorrect details will result in refusal of permission to visit US. But there is a way in which you can submit your ESTA visa online in an error free manner. Take help of a third-party website for filling your application for electronic visa approval.

When you enter details in the electronic authorization form, you take responsibility of the authentication of the details. If any of the details is found to be incorrect, your application for travel authorization will be turned down. You can apply for electronic visa 72 hours before your journey and you can get visa within an hour of submitting your application provided you submit correct details.

With ESTA application, you will pay a meager fee of US$14 as processing charge for your application. If you are using services of a third-party site then you will pay service charge of the site in addition to the visa processing fee. But the service provider will make ESTA visa apply online a hassle free affair. Your application for electronic authorization will be cross checked by a team of professionals that will make sure that the application is filled in an error free manner.

You can check status of your visa application on the website of service provider and also the website will keep your registration number safe in its database for future needs. You will be allowed to visit US multiple times for two years after getting registered but you need keeping the registration number for visiting US. Electronic visa is valid for two years or for validity of the passport whichever is earlier.

Take care when submitting your ESTA application as it can get rejected even for a silly spelling mistake. Also keep your visa registration number safe for future travels as the registration allows you to travel to US for multiple times for two years.

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