ESTA Application Number
All travelers entering the United States under the Visa Waiver Program by air or
sea must have an approved Travel Authorization. The Travel Authorization
includes a unique Application Number which is linked to your passport details.
Each travelers must have his or her own ESTA Application Number, including
children and infants. After you apply for your Travel Authorization
online, your unique
Application Number will only be displayed on your computer screen. You will
not receive any confirmation from the U.S. Government after you apply; no
email confirmation, no hard copy confirmation. For this reason, it is
important that you write down, print out or record your unique Application
Number in one or several ways.
After successfully applying for ESTA, you will see your unique Application
Number on your computer screen. It is vital that you keep a record of your ESTA
Application Number. You will need your ESTA Application Number for the
- Check the status of your
ESTA Travel Authorization if you are not approved immediately after
submitting the application
- Update your Travel Authorization before each trip to the United States.
Below is an example of the successful confirmation page that you will see on
your computer screen after your ESTA application is approved.
- After successfully
applying for ESTA, your unique Application Number will only be displayed on
your computer screen. Make sure you record your Application Number in one or
several ways (print the page, email the information to yourself, write it down,
- The ESTA Application Number is usually 14-characters long and consists of a
combination of letters and numbers.
- You will not receive any confirmation from the U.S. Government after you
apply; no email confirmation, no hard copy confirmation. For this reason, it is
important that you keep track of your own unique Application Number.
- You should apply for your Travel Authorization at least 72 hours before
departure. However, if you are planning to visit the United States within the
next 3-6 months, you are recommend to apply as soon as possible.
How to Apply for your own ESTA Application Number:
Download the ESTA Application
Guide and submit your application today. Over 99% of all applicants are
approved within 5 seconds.
Apply today with confidence!