Immigration Alert - Travelers into U.S. Must Now Apply for ESTA 72 Hours Pre-Flight

Travelers entering the United States via the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must apply for Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval no later than 72 hours before departure to the United States. Real-time approvals will no longer be available. Arrival at the airport without a pre-approved ESTA will likely cause boarding to be denied. ESTA applies to international travelers entering the US under the VWP, which provides visa-free entry for business travelers and visitors from 38 countries.

For more information, please visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/.

Should you have additonal questions, please reach out to immigration@aires.com.

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