Seeking admission to the United States for 90 days or less for business, pleasure or transit.
Possess a valid passport legally issued by a Visa Waiver Program country. The passport must have a machine-readable zone on the biographic page.
Arrive via a Visa Waiver Program signatory carrier by air or sea.
Possess a return or onward travel ticket.
Travel may not terminate in contiguous territory or adjacent islands unless the traveler is a resident of one of those areas
Are a citizen or national of one of the Visa Waiver Program countries.
An approved travel authorization is valid for 2 years from the issuing date or until the passport expires, whichever happens first.
Yes. During the 2 years of validity period, traveller can visit the United States multiple times with the same approved ESTA travel authorization.
Yes. No matter what age they are. Children travelling under the Visa Waiver Program will need an approved ESTA for admission to the United States.
If you are visiting the United States just in transit to another destination country, you still need and approved ESTA travel authorization. Same form should be submitted for travelers in transit.