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ESTA Visa Update

ESTA Visa Update

If you already have an approved ESTA Visa Update, but you need to update the information, then we can help you. After you have made payment for an ESTA application and received it via email, you can only update two sections. It is important to keep your ESTA Visa Updated because of strict US immigration. Previously it was possible to update several sections; however, now, it is only possible to update your email address and your destination address in the United States. If you wish to receive your updated ESTA Visa Ireland via email, it is vital that the email works and is written correctly.

How do I make an ESTA Visa Update?

To make an ESTA Visa update, you will have to enter the form by clicking the green button. You can only update the following sections:

  1.  Email Address
  1.  Address in the U.S. (can be a hotel, hostel, name of cruise ship etc.)

If any of the above information has changed since you applied and received your ESTA Visa Ireland to USA, then please feel free to update your ESTA by clicking on the button below. Be sure to complete all fields required, as we need to locate the information of your current ESTA to make the update. Your updated version will be emailed to you in PDF format. Note that the US government does not send emails with ESTAs attached in PDF format. This is a convenient extra service provided by third-party companies so that you can print it and bring it with you on your travels.

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What if I need to make more ESTA Visa Update?

You can only ESTA Visa update certain information. The ESTA is an authorisation for travel to the U.S., and if any information has changed related to your personal information, you may need to apply for a new travel authorisation. It is essential that all information is correct. Be sure to cross-reference your current travel authorisation with the bullet points below to know if you need to re-apply:

  • Have you obtained a new passport?
  • Have you changed your name?
  • Have you changed your gender?
  • Have you changed your country of citizenship?
  • Have you changed the country where you live?
  • Have you changed your response to any of the eight mandatory questions you answered when applying?

Whenever the above information changes and you wish to visit the USA under the Visa Waiver Program, you will have to apply for a new travel authorisation. If only your email address and address in the United States have changed, then you can make an update to your current travel authorisation. You may visit our FAQ page if you have any other questions related to ESTA or the VWP.

How to complete your ESTA application correctly

  1. Pay attention to your identification number.Your National ID is the number on your passport or ID.Most countries require that identity cards include personal information as well as an identification photo.This official paper does not include your passport number but the National Identification Number.If the applicant does not have a valid identification card, they will need to write “DOESNT APPLY” or “UNKNOWN” on the ESTA form.
  2. Double-check the spelling of your last and first names.Remember only to enter your first name in this field.Your passport name must match your first name.Only enter Marco if your name is Marco Noah Widmer.
  3. Double-check your citizenship information if you have dual citizenship.You do not need a passport valid for the country of dual citizenship to apply.You must still fill out the application with your country name.The passenger should not apply for a second passport if they do not have one.
  4. An ESTA flight itinerary that was previously authorised cannot be changed.You won’t have the ability to change your departure/arrival ports upon your return to the US.You can currently change your US address via your existing ESTA.

Even if you do not travel to the United States during the dates and flights you specify in your application, your ESTA travel authorisation will still be valid for two years. During the 2-year validity period, you can use your ESTA for multiple trips.

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What was the reason for my ESTA rejection?

You should apply for an ESTA travel permit if you are a citizen of Switzerland or any other country that does not require visas and wish to travel to the USA on a short trip. To avoid delays or rejections by authorities, make sure you fill out the ESTA application correctly. Although most people believe they make no mistakes, it is often the reason that US border security officers reject travel authorisations.

Here is a list listing the most common reasons for denial of an ESTA request.

  • You overstayed your previous ESTA
  • Illegally entered the United States
  • Illegally lived in the United States
  • Your application was rejected in the past.
  • An older traditional visa, such as a B-1 Business Visa application or B-2 Tourist Visa application, was rejected by the US Embassy;
  • Your ESTA application contains inaccurate or false information.
  • Even though you claim you don’t have any criminal records, the system will discover that you have been convicted of a crime.
  • Even if you only made a single mistake, it could cause your ESTA denial.
  • Your application will almost always be denied if you answer yes to any security question, even if it is a mistake.
  • If you have a contagious illness, do not state it in your application.
  • If you have ever used illegal drugs or illegally attempted to enter the US, you will be charged with assisting someone else to do so.
  • If you hold dual citizenship with Iran or Iraq, Sudan, Sudan, or Syria
  • If you’ve visited Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen or Libya since March 2011,

All citizens and passport holders from visa-exempt countries, including Switzerland, must apply for ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before travelling to the United States (USA) under the new Visa Waiver Program Ireland. Since January 12 th 2009, this regulation has been in effect. ESTA, an electronic system for travel authorisation, improves security and allows the American government to maintain the visa-free program.