ESTA stands for Electronic System for Travel Authorization and it is provided under Visa Waiver Program (VWP) of the US government. Travelers from countries participating in VWP need not going through the formal visa process for short travels as they’re provided electronic visa for short travels up to 90 days.
Electronic visa is valid for a period of two years but it can be renewed before it expires. All a visa holder needs doing is to fill an ESTA visa renewal form and submit it to the US authorities. The form is easily available on websites that provide information on electronic visa. It is good to renew your visa before it expires. It will save you time.
What if I apply for renewal when my present visa is valid?
As a traveler, you’re free to apply for electronic visa according to your needs. If you present visa period is only 30 days and you expect traveling after 30 days, you can apply for renewal today. Just visit any US visa website and fill the renewal form. Answer simple questions and get authorization within an hour. Your present visa will stand cancelled as you’ll have new travel authorization valid for two years from date of issuance.
Do I need giving a valid reason for renewing my visa?
There is no need to mentioning any reason for ESTA visa renewal on the form. And there is no column for giving any reason on why you want to renew your visa when it is still valid. The authorities will consider your application as new and issue a new visa. You’ll receive a message "A valid, approved application with more than 30 days remaining has been found for this passport. Submitting this application will require payment for this application and will then cancel the existing application" from the authorities regarding your present application.
Request the authorities to continue with your present application and issue electronic visa. Your present visa will be cancelled with issuance of new visa for two years. And when the new visa comes close to its expiry, you can again request for renewal following the online process of submitting your visa application online.
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