ESTA if I am a citizen of a Visa Waiver Program country and ...?

I have a valid visitor (B1/B2) visa and am traveling to the U.S. for short-term business or tourism under the VWP?
No, you will travel on your visitor visa.

I do not have a visitor visa and am traveling under the VWP for short-term business or tourism?
Yes.

I do not have a visitor visa but I have another type of visa, for example, a student visa (F1), but am traveling under the VWP for short-term business or tourism?
Yes.

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A travel authorization is valid for two years after the application date or until the passport expiration date whichever happens first.

If you obtain a new passport or change your name, gender or country of citizenship, you will be required to apply for a new travel authorization.

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If your ESTA has expired, you must reapply by submitting a new application.

Your ESTA must be valid when you enter the U.S., if it expires during your stay it will not affect your departure.


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