Visa Requirements for United States of America

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 9 countries can travel to United States of America without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

  • Visa-FreeOnly if traveling through the Preclearance Facilities at Nassau or Freeport airports.
  • Visa-Free6 monthsCanadian Passport required and must be valid for the period of intended stay.
    Canadian Passport exemptions only for nationals of Canada with a NEXUS card embarking in Canada or USA.
  • Visa-FreeUnder the Compact of Free Association visa exemption applies to citizens by birth, former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986, naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
  • Visa-Free5 Years or UnlimitedUnder the Compact of Free Association, visa exemption applies to:
    citizens by birth
    former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986
    naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years, and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
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    Visa-FreeUnder the Compact of Free Association visa exemption applies to citizens by birth, former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986, naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
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    Visa-FreeUnder the Compact of Free Association visa exemption applies to citizens by birth, former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986, naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
  • Visa-Free5 Years or UnlimitedUnder the Compact of Free Association, visa exemption applies to:
    citizens by birth
    former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986
    naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years, and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
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    Visa-FreeUnder the Compact of Free Association visa exemption applies to citizens by birth, former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986, naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
  • Visa-FreeUnder the Compact of Free Association visa exemption applies:
    to citizens by birth
    former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986
    naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport investment

eVisa / On Arrival

On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization is available to passport holders of 44 countries to travel to United States of America.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    Biometric passport holders only.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 1 year when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    Visa required - Nationals of VWP countries who have travelled to or been present in Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria on or after March 1, 2011 (with limited exceptions for travel for diplomatic or military purposes in the service of a VWP country). United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    Visa required if the person visited Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia or Yemen after March 1, 2011, or if he/she also holds citizenship in any of these countries.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days*On arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysESTA required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is valid for two years when issued.
    Holders of non-biometric passports must obtain a visa for the United States as they are ineligible to apply for an ESTA.
    Leaving the United States and re-entering from Canada or Mexico will not reset the original 90 day maximum stay. You can only reset the timer by leaving North America.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    Visa required if the person visited Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia or Yemen after March 1, 2011, or if he/she also holds citizenship in any of these countries.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    Passport with National ID number required, otherwise visa issued on a separate form DS-232.
  • United Kingdom PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysESTA required if arriving by air or cruise ship, which is valid for 2 years.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at United States of America, passport holders of 174 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of United States of America. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

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