Visit the U.S. as a tourist
Learn about travel documents to enter the U.S., including visa waivers and non-immigrant visas.
Visa Waiver Program and ESTA application
The Visa Waiver Program allows citizens of participating countries to travel to the U.S. for tourism or business for up to 90 days without a visa.
How to apply for or renew a U.S. tourist visa
If you visit the U.S. for tourism or business, you may need a visitor visa, also known as a tourist visa. Learn how to get and renew this type of nonimmigrant visa.
How to check the status of your visa application
Once you have submitted a visa application, you can check its status online. You will need to know your case number.
What happens if your visa application is rejected
Find out what to do if your visa is denied, and learn if you are eligible for a waiver of grounds of inadmissibility.
COVID-19 international travel advisories
If you plan to visit the U.S., you do not need to be tested or vaccinated for COVID-19.
Entering the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda
See what travel documents you need to enter the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, or Bermuda.
Form I-94 arrival-departure record for U.S. visitors
Visa Waiver Program forms I-94 and I-94W record the arrival and departure dates of U.S. visitors.
How to extend your stay in the U.S.
You may be able to extend your stay in the U.S. Learn if you qualify and how to file for an extension.
Foreign visitors: what to do if your visa or passport is lost or stolen
If you are in the U.S. and your visa or passport was lost or stolen, learn how to report it and apply for a new one.