Get the ESTA without a project in the USA
The ESTA consists of a pre-authorization provided by the US authorities, for a stay in the USA. The authorities want to ensure that travelers staying on their territory do not plan to achieve the security of the country. In this case, can one still apply for a ESTA travel authorization without having cabled a specific project? And what does the ESTA authorization really allow ?
Who is ESTA for?
This document requires, in order to be obtained, to respond positively to certain criteria, such as:
- travel for professional or tourist reasons;
- be a national of one of the Visa Waiver Program member countries ;
- stay on American soil for a maximum of 90 days;
- have a valid passport for the duration of the stay;
- travel through a company recognized by the US authorities.
The interest of ESTA lies in the fact that it does not require to have a specific project to be solicited. Unlike, the green card, for example, which to be obtained underlies that the applicant is justified: marriage, family reunification, employment, political motive …
In addition, ESTA is easy to obtain and inexpensive. Valid for two years, it allows its owners to make multiple stays during this period. So if you do not have a specific project, it can be a great alternative for a first meeting with the United States.
Get the right authorization for your projects
On the contrary, ESTA is not suitable for people belonging to the following categories:
- take up of position in the United States;
- intervention with an American family as “au pair”;
- student admitted to an American university;
In this case, applicants must turn to other forms of authorization:
- the American visa : which allows to remain on the American soil for a duration of 6 months maximum;
- the green card : more difficult to obtain, it offers the advantage of living and working in the United States for more than 6 months;
If you go to the USA without a specific reason, you can now order your ESTA directly from our online platform. After completing our online form, our experts will thoroughly check all your information.
Your request will then be sent to the US Authorities Service, which is authorized to issue ESTA. You will receive your ESTA document, without a specific project, in less than 72 hours, and in most cases the same day.
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