May 14, 2016
The Visa Waiver Program is a program designed by the U.S government to allow the citizens of certain countries come into the U.S for a period of 90 days without actually getting a tourist visa. As at the last count, about 38 countries participate in this program. Under the Visa Waiver Program, citizens of the following countries who can present a machine-readable passport are exempted from getting visas before entering the United States:
Great Britain (United Kingdom)
To be included in the Visa Waiver Program, the country must have:
• A very low rate of refusals of tourist visa applications, and
• Few violations of U.S. immigration laws.