Danish travelers are advised to apply for an ESTA, which allows them to stay for a maximum of 90 days without a visa. An ESTA does not automatically entitle you to travel to the United States, and in theory you could be refused by a border guard in the United States if they believe that you do not meet the requirements of the ESTA.
Business travelers or tourists traveling to the United States can apply for an ESTA. The waiting time for an ESTA is on average 25 minutes. However, in special cases it can take up to 72 hours. If your ESTA is denied or your trip to the US has nothing to do with business travel or tourism, you will need to apply for a regular visa at the US embassy in Copenhagen.
An ESTA visa to the US is $ 99 on this page. If you do not meet the requirements or do not qualify for the Visa Waiver Program, you will not be able to apply for an ESTA and will need the space for an interview at the US embassy.
Yes, you can easily “reuse” your ESTA. An ESTA is valid for 2 years from the date of issue or after your passport expires. It is possible to enter the United States with an ESTA as often as you like during the period of validity. However, with an ESTA you can stay in the USA for a maximum of 90 days.
When completing your ESTA application, it is important that all of the information provided is true. It’s also important not to make any typing errors. For example, if you make a mistake entering your passport information and name, your ESTA will be invalid. The reason for this is that your ESTA is directly linked to your passport. This means that any passport information you fill out must match the information on your passport.
Danish citizens can enter the USA without a visa as part of the Visa Waver program. This means you don’t need to apply for a United States tourist visa when you qualify for an ESTA. An ESTA application takes approximately 20 minutes to apply online and you will receive a response to your application in approximately 25 minutes.
All travelers stopping over in the United States must be in possession of a valid visa or ESTA.
Danish citizens qualify for the Visa Waiver Program, which means Danish citizens must apply for an ESTA and have it approved before they can stop over in the US.
When traveling to the USA, it is mandatory to apply for an ESTA travel authorization. This may sound complicated to travelers who have not previously had to obtain an ESTA authorization. However, since ESTA is only a travel authorization, the application process is much easier and faster than with a visa.
The application fee for an ESTA application on this website is USD 99 per applicant. This price includes all costs related to your application, including all consular costs and payment fees. You can pay for your application with either Visa / Dankort or MasterCard.
Occasionally, Danish travelers experience that their ESTA application to the USA is rejected. In this case, you will need to apply for a B1 visa at the US embassy in Copenhagen: