US ESTA – Price Increase

US Customs and Border Protection has announced that the price for an US ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) for countries allowed to use the US Visa Waiver system is increasing from $14.00 to $21.00. This includes the $4.00 handling fee. The price will remain at that level until September 2027. The validity of the ESTA still remains at two years. For earlier posts regarding … Continue reading US ESTA – Price Increase


Currently I am looking for a new role and was contacted by a company to complete a competency test to proceed to the next stage of the recruitment process. I thought it pertinent to do some research before proceeding. I best not identify the company publicly but they have offices in the UK and in USA and offer visa service for almost all visa combinations between … Continue reading ESTA or ETA – DO IT YOURSELF

ESTA – Electronic System for Travel Authorisation

News: ESTA price has increased to $21.00 TIP: Update for you! No longer will you get immediate approval. I just applied for my ESTA and was surprised not to be authorised as soon as I had paid. I searched the web for information as to what could be holding the application up and it seems that it will take between 24-72 hours to be approved. … Continue reading ESTA – Electronic System for Travel Authorisation