ESTA
Click to Apply for ESTA
Select Language:  

ESTA Application Numbers

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 following:
  • 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.

  Sample ESTA Confirmation Page

Important Tips:

  • 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, etc).
  • 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!
HOME  |  APPLICATION  |  FAQ  |  PRIVACY POLICY  |  TERMS and CONDITIONS  |  CONTACT US
ESTA
Legal Disclaimer: ESTA.US is a private information website not affiliated with the United States Government.
© 2011 ESTA APPLICATION SERVICES (www.esta.us) - All Rights Reserved