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U.S. Visa Waiver Program

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and enables eligible citizens and nationals of certain countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a U.S. visa.

Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers are required to obtain a travel authorization online via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to boarding a carrier to travel by air or sea to the U.S. (there is a registration fee for this).

Additional information regarding the VWP: