Check the status of any existing ESTA applications before flying to the United States to recover your ESTA authorization number and expiry date. You can check your ESTA expiry date, ESTA validity and recover the ESTA number easily by filling out the form using the passport details as well as first and last name of the applicant. Your ESTA status, authorization number and date of expiry will be given to you if your application is still valid. There are some feasible statuses returned by the ESTA validity check:
Application Not Found is generally the consequence of the applicant giving the incorrect detail on their real ESTA application form and thus, there is no connection established between the right and wrong biometric detail. Biometric detail includes details such as the applicant’s name, passport country, passport number, passport issuance and expiry dates. Optionally, this status is given when wrong detail is given on the check your ESTA application form. Finally, Application Not Found can be returned when no recent or previous ESTA exists.
If an ESTA application is expired, you will require applying for a new authorization before travelling to the United States. ESTA applications cannot be resumed; a new application must be give way based on the user’s present details. Esta Application Pending means your application has currently been submitted and is under further review by CBP. This does not implicit a negative output on your ESTA application, but purely specifies extra security checks are needed. You will require permitting roughly 72 hours getting an ultimate decision on your application. Please make sure to take this into account when thinking about your existing travel plans.
ESTA authorization approved means your authorization is valid for travel to the United States. Please take record of the expiry date as well as the ESTA application number and ensure that your ESTA is valid earlier to your departure to the U.S. Also, be aware that if your ESTA is still approved, it does not mean it cannot be cancel by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) so travellers are asked to check their ESTA status on the day of your departure.
ESTA Application not Authorised which result occurs when your ESTA application has been processed and you are not permitted to travel to the United States under the Visa ESTA Waiver Program. However, you may still be eligible to apply for a B-2 Tourist Visa. ESTA applicants should check the status of their applications to view the ESTA expiry dates and access the ESTA authorization number to guarantee themselves they are still able to travel to the United States without requiring to submit another application or pay extra money to get an authorization which may not be needed.