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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AB40 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)--Extension of and Increase in Travel Promotion Fee 

This rule amends Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations pertaining to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) to reflect provisions in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 extending the travel promotion fee to 2027 and the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 increasing the travel promotion fee from $10 to $17. As a result of these changes, the total cost of the ESTA application is increased from $14 to $21.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 217.5   
Legal Authority: 8 U.S.C. 1103    8 U.S.C. 1187   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  06/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Macharia Davis
Branch Chief ESTA/EVUS, Admissibility and Passenger Program, Office of Field Operations
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Washington, DC 20229
Phone:202 344-2589