Renew ESTA visa online for the period of 2 years. Please read the ESTA renewal information and details. To renew your ESTA click on the renew button and complete the application.
USA ESTA Renewal
If your ESTA Visa has expired or it’s about to expire in a few days, you must reapply for a brand-new ESTA authorization by submitting a new application online. ESTA validity cannot be extended.
Visit Apply ESTA, fill in all the required fields carefully to complete the information, answer all the questions and submit your application for ESTA travel authorization with an embassy fee and service charge - just like you did the first time you applied for ESTA. After renewing your ESTA, you can visit the United States multiple times with the same approved ESTA. If you are not sure about the expiration date then you can download your ESTA to learn the status. The ESTA is very important document and it’s always recommended to renew it in advance, just for peace of mind.
ESTA Renewal FAQ
When my ESTA expires how do I renew my application?
Planning for the long trip in U.S. (not more than 90 days) then ESTA is required, if you have authorized ESTA and its about to expire then you do not need to wait to re-apply.
You can renew ESTA at any time before, on or after the expiration date of your existing ESTA Authorization. There are also some certain conditions in which you need to renew your ESTA before its validity of two year.
- Changes in Passport Number
- Passport Expired
- Passport misplaced
- Normal passport to E-Passport
- You have changed your personal Information.
- You have changed your Name.
- You have changed your gender.
- You have changed your country of citizenship .
If you received a message in you inbox stating like this " In reference to your US ESTA Authorization, we would like to inform you that your ESTA VISA to United States has been expired and need to be renewed. Your prior ESTA will be cancelled and replaced with your new ESTA application.
ESTA is granted for a two-year period in normal condition or until the applicant's passport expires, whichever is sooner. Their is one more condition when you need to reapply for the ESTA, any important update on ESTA Application
Does CBP send an email notice when my ESTA is about to expire?
You don’t have to worry about the renewal date; the CBP will send you an email which you entered previously at the time of applying ESTA. You will receive an email notification 30 days before your ESTA expiration and after your ESTA expiration. We highly advise you to check your junk folder regularly to not miss any important update. The email will advise recipients to go to the ESTA Website to renew ESTA. See sample notice below:
If my ESTA expired after I arrived in the U.S., how do I renew it?
If your ESTA expired after you arrived to the U.S. we suggest you renew ESTA online, but it will not affect your departure. However, once you have departed you will need to renew your ESTA in order to re-enter the U.S.
How long is my ESTA approval good for?
Your U.S. ESTA Renewal is valid for multiple entries in the United States over a period of two years (starting from the date that you are approved) or until your passport expires. Receiving U.S. ESTA authorization only allows you to travel to the U.S. under the terms of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), under which you are only allowed to stay in the U.S. for no longer than the period of 90 days. If you plan to stay for longer, you must obtain a U.S. visa; contact the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
If you obtain a new passport or change your name, gender or country of citizenship, you will be required to apply for a new U.S. ESTA travel authorization. This is also required if one of your answers to any of the VWP eligibility questions changes.
Note: The printout of your ESTA Application is not required upon arrival into the United States, as the U.S. officers already have the information electronically. Some airlines require the printout upon check-in; please contact the Airline support you are travelling from to be sure.
Note: While CBP recommends that you apply for ESTA at least 72 hours before travel, you may apply any time prior to boarding. In most cases, a response is received within seconds of submitting an application.
ESTA Renewal - Online Renew ESTA
To renew your ESTA visit Apply ESTA, follow the instructions to fill in all of the essential fields and respond to all of the mandatory questions asked on the ESTA Application form. After finishing the form pay the ESTA fee - the procedure is similar to the previous time you applied. You can renew your ESTA Visa any time before, on or after the ESTA expiration date; you do not need to wait until your ESTA expires. After renewing, your prior authorization will be terminated and replaced with your new ESTA application. Those who are traveling from Mexico or Canada by road do not have to renew the ESTA as there are separate rules for such travelers, but all other visitors who are traveling via cruise ship or airline are required to renew their ESTA to clear immigration. If you are traveling with your private plane or ship you need to apply for the United States Visa; ESTA will not applicable in these conditions.
- Do I need to renew my ESTA with a new passport?
Yes, as your passport number is mentioned in your ESTA authorization. Therefore, if you hold a new passport in any situation then you need to apply for a new ESTA.
- I have 2 passports; do I need a separate ESTA for both passports?
If you have 2 passports then you need to apply for a separate ESTA for each passport.
- My ESTA is expired, but now I have a U.S. Visa. Do I also need ESTA in this situation?
It depends upon the visa type; for example on a student visa if you are traveling as a visitor for holidays and not as a student then you need to apply for an ESTA for that particular trip.
- Do I need to renew my ESTA if I am coming via road from Canada?
No, you are not required to renew your ESTA if you arrive across a land border.
- Do I need to apply for ESTA if I am travelling into the U.S by boat from the Caribbean?
If you are coming via cruise ship then ESTA is good enough for you, but if it’s your private boat then you should go for a visa.
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