Visa application / entry requirements: USA


Please inform yourself about the current entry situations. Entry requirements may change at short notice.
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AUTHORITY

SERVISUM Berlin

all German States, independent of residence


COVID19: NIE permits no longer required!


German citizen have to apply for an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) at least 72 h prior departure. The application has to be made online: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/


Information for travelers with dual-nationality here.

 

ESTA


Citizen of these countrys take part at the Visa Waiver Programme and may apply for an ESTA:

Andorra
Australien
Austria
Belgium
Brunei
Chile
Czech. Rep.
Denmark

Estionia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland

Italy
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Monaco
Netherlands

New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Rep. Malta
San Marino
Singapore
Slovakia

Slovenia
Soth Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
United Kingdom


ATTENTION:

  • only electronic, biometric passports that are issued after 1st of November 2005 will be accepted for the ESTA registration.

  • If you have been in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Libya and or North Korea since 1 March 2011, an ESTA is not possible for you and you need to apply for a visa. More information.

VISA


Travelers that are not authorized for ESTA have to apply for a visa in any case. You can apply for a visa in Berlin, Frankfurt or Munich. The application must be in person at the US Consular Section.

A second pass (without entry stamp of the above mentioned countries (Iran, Iraq, Syria, etc.) does not solve the problem, because it can not be excluded that airlines forward the passenger data to the Homeland Security Ministry of the USA. The visa application is made electronically via: https://de.usembassy.gov/de/ 

An appointment must be made and all required documents must be uploaded.


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ESTA form

Do you have troubles with the online ESTA application form?

We'll help you!

Please fill out the following form, send it back with a copy of your passport via mail and we apply for your ESTA.


fees per applicant:
13
,00 € (ESTA fee)
+ 47,60 € (SERVISUM fee, incl. VAT)
plus administration fee (4,50 €, incl. VAT) per order

ESTA Form

appointment order form

We'll help you to fill out your visa application form, arrange an appointment for you and lay out the fees.

Please fill out the following form and send us all documents via mail to us-visum@servisum.de

  • Form DS160 (download here)
  • scan of passport (page with personal data)
  • passport photograph (american size, as JPG, min. 600 x 600 pxl, max. 1200 x 1200 pxl)
  • FOR BUSINESS: letter of the company you are working with (in english, with duration of stay, position in the company, name of company in USA, as PDF) (sample)

fees per applicant:
136,00 € (visa fee, B1/B2 visa for German citizen)
+ 178,50 € (Servisum fee, incl. VAT)
plus administration fee (4,50 €, incl. VAT) per order

Please save the PDF file on your computer before completing.

Form