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Non-Immigrant Visa Waiver Program

Visa Free Travel under the Visa Waiver Program

What is the Visa Waiver Program?

Frequently Asked Questions about the Visa Waiver Program - follow links to the Bureau of Consular Affairs and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) websites.

PLEASE NOTE: Changes to Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Travel for Bearers of Emergency/Temporary Passports.

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables citizens of participating countries to travel to the U.S. for tourism, business or transiting the U.S. for 90 days or less without obtaining a U.S. visa.

Citizens of the following countries: Ireland, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium Brunei, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, may be eligible to travel to the United States visa free under the Visa Waiver Program if they are traveling for business, pleasure or are in transit, and they meet all of the following requirements.

Citizens of the following countries; Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Slovakia the Republic of Korea and Taiwan* may be eligible to travel to the United States visa free under the Visa Waiver Program if they are traveling for business, pleasure or are in transit, are in possession of an electronic passport, have obtained travel authorization and they meet all of the following requirements.

*The passport must have been issued on or after December 29, 2008 and contain a National ID number

Important Notice: The failure to determine your eligibility for travel under the Visa Waiver Program may result in you being denied the opportunity to travel to the United States.

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