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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)

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Last Published Date: May 10, 2019
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