Fill out United States tourist visa application form online
Citizens of United Kingdom require an electronic travel authorization (ESTA) prior to traveling to the United States by air or sea. The process is done entirely online, no documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive your electronic approval via e-mail.
Machine-readable passports issued or renewed/extended on or after October 26, 2005 through October 25, 2006 must contain a digital photograph printed on the passport data page OR an integrated chip containing information from the data page (e-passport)