Frequently Asked Questions

What is ESTA?

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

Why is the request of the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) to enter the Estados Unidos for citizens of Spain?

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

When do I need to request my ESTA?

Anytime before traveling to Estados Unidos can request your ESTA. The Department of Homeland Security recommends making applications with at least 72 hours prior to the trip.

How do I apply for my ESTA?

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.

What allows me to do the ESTA?

With the ESTA you can make multiple trips for up to a total of 90 days to the Estatwo United States or less if your passport expires. He ESTA It is valid for 2 years and also allows you to travel to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean.
What is included in the ESTA when I apply on the site esta-usagov.com?
Once your ESTA You will receive an approval confirmation email. Their approval is recorded on file with the Department of Homeland Security of the Estatwo United. Business travelers will be able to request access to the database of more than 15 million companies registered in the Estados Unidos to help with your visit, if needed.

Can i request one ESTA without having a confirmed travel plan?

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

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

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

How long will it take for my application to be processed?

Usually within 72 hours.

Are my data provided protected for my request ESTA?

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 esta-usagov.com or by third parties.

Is there a charge when requesting my ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before entering the Estatwo United?

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.

How long will it take me to complete the application form for my ESTA on this website?

Just a few minutes.
I will need a return or departure ticket to another country when traveling to the Estatwo united with me ESTA approved?
Yes, a return or departure ticket to a reserved country with a recognized airline or cruise company is required.
Do you need authorization ESTA for children and minors?
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.