IETF 77 - Visa Information

Anahiem, CA, USA
March 21-26, 2010

NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVEL TO USA FOR VISA WAIVER PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

Effective January 12, 2009, eligible citizens or nationals from all Visa Waiver Program countries must obtain approval through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to traveling to the United States. Click here for approval form and more information.

Eligible nationals of the Visa Waiver Program counties are able to travel without a visa for tourist and business travel of 90 days or less provided they possess an e-passport and an approved authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

Countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program: (as of December 30, 2008)

Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom