Updated on 11.12.2023

Israel new member of the Visa Waiver Program / ESTA

In October 2023, Israel was added to the group of countries whose nationals are now allowed to participate in the Visa Waiver Program. Admission was originally planned for November 30, 2023, but was…

Updated on 14.08.2023

Tightening of ESTA regulations for Hungary

For Hungarian travelers, visa-free entry into the U.S. with ESTA is now only possible to a limited extent. What changes can travelers from Hungary expect in the future?

Updated on 13.07.2023

ESTA application via app

The application for visa-free entry to the USA with ESTA is now also possible via app. We take a closer look at the new application option and show you the advantages of the app.

Updated on 31.08.2023

Restricted ESTA entry after Cuba stay

ESTA travelers who have stayed in Cuba will be turned away at border control in the USA under certain conditions. We explain what you should bear in mind when traveling to the USA.

Updated on 09.12.2022

Visa question of the month - Passport Upload when applying for ESTA

Your question: For an end-of-year meeting of our group of companies, we wanted to apply for an ESTA authorization for our managing director. Apparently, recently you have to upload a photo of the…

Updated on 01.08.2021

ESTA or Visa - Do you need a visa for the USA?

It is not always easy to say whether entry into the USA can take place under the Visa Waiver Program with ESTA or whether a B-1 visa or even a work visa must already be applied for. An assessment…

Updated on 01.03.2021

Instructions for filling out the ESTA application

Where can I find the national identity number?

For visa-free entry into the USA under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), travelers must apply in advance online for an electronic ESTA travel authorization. Below we clarify the most important questions…