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May 31st 2018
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May 30th 2018
Is an ESTA the same as a visa? -
The US ESTA is NOT a visa. It is an authorization to travel to the United States for business or pleasure for up to 90 days. Only nationals of 38 countries are eligible for visa free travel in the United States without needing a visa.
What you can do with a ESTA authorization
• Visit the United States for up to 90 day
• Travel for tourism purposes
• Do business but not work
• No visa needed
Difference between ESTA and visa -
ESTA authorization Visa
Applicable business and tourism Various kinds for work, study and other reasons
Can stay in the US for up to 90 days Extended stay depending on the kind of visa
Simple process and processing within 24 hours Takes time depending on the kind of visa
Application for ESTA is done online and approval is quick.