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DHS-CBP-PIA-007 Electronic System for Travel Authorization

The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is a web-based application and screening system used to determine whether citizens and nationals from countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)  are eligible to travel to the United States. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is publishing this update to the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for ESTA, last updated on June 20, 2016, to provide notice and assess the privacy risks associated with recent enhancements to the ESTA application questionnaire, including the addition of an optional field for social media usernames or identifiers for all ESTA applicants.

September 2016

SORN:  DHS/CBP-009 - Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)

Attachment Ext. Size Date
DHS/CBP/PIA-007(g) Electronic System for Travel Authorization, September 2016 PDF 159.78 KB
DHS/CBP/PIA-007(f) Electronic System for Travel Authorization, June 2016 PDF 143.38 KB
DHS/CBP/PIA-007(e) Electronic System for Travel Authorization, February 2016 PDF 206.15 KB
DHS-CBP-PIA-007(d) Electronic System for Travel Authorization, November 3, 2014 PDF 187.77 KB
DHS/CBP/PIA-007(c) Electronic System for Travel Authorization, June 5, 2013 PDF 312.21 KB
DHS/CBP/PIA-007(b) ESTA - Internet Protocol Address and System of Records Notice Update, July 18, 2012 PDF 198.15 KB
DHS/CBP/PIA-007(a) ESTA Fee and Information Sharing Update, July 18, 2011 PDF 203.58 KB
DHS/CBP/PIA-007 Electronic System for Travel Authorization, June 2, 2008 PDF 213.41 KB
Last Updated: 05/17/2022
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