FAQs

ESTA is the Electronic Travel Authorization System, which allows citizens of the countries within the Visa Waiver Program to request authorization to travel to the United States.

In order to strengthen protection measures and ensure the safety of visitors to or from the United States. The online authorization request ESTA It is a selection procedure that analyzes applicant's information and determines eligibility to travel to the United States. All Spanish citizens must request their ESTA to travel to the United States by air or sea.

At any time before traveling to the United States you can request your ESTA. The Department of Homeland Security recommends making applications with at least 72 hours prior to the trip.

This procedure can only be done electronically. You can start the application process here. Completing the form and making the corresponding payment for your ESTA.

With the ESTA You can make multiple trips for a total of 90 days to the United States or less if your passport expires. The ESTA It is valid for 2 years and also allows you to travel to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean.
Once your ESTA You will receive an approval confirmation email. Your approval is recorded in the file of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Business travelers may request access to the database of more than 15 million companies registered in the United States to assist with their visit, if necessary.

Yes. A specific travel plan is not mandatory at the time of application, but you will need a contact point in the United States.

While a specific travel plan is not required, it is recommended to provide the address where you will be staying in the United States to complete the application. If you plan to be in multiple places, you only need to enter the first address. If you don't know the full address, you can enter the name of the hotel or the place you will visit.

If you are in transit, select “yes” to the question: “Is your trip to the United States in transit to another country?” In the Travel Information section.

Yes, the refund will be granted unconditionally to any rejected application. Refunds will usually be made within 14 days of the notification of rejection. The reimbursement includes only the paperwork costs of ESTA, administration fees and application services ESTA they will not be included in the refund. Rejected applications will be referred to the official website for the United States visa application.

The information provided by you is subject to the privacy provisions and controls. including details of your credit or debit card payment information provided on our site will not be retained by this-usagov.com or by third parties.

Yes, there is a charge when requesting your ESTA online (Electronic Travel Authorization System) that includes all administration / service fees. Payment can be made by a secure payment system and encrypted by credit card or debit card.

Yes, a return or departure ticket to a reserved country with a recognized airline or cruise company is required.
For all minors (comprised of neonates traveling without a ticket) the same authorization is requested ESTA based on the data of the electronic passport itself.