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ESTA Denials
January 27, 2023

If hold the passport of a country in the Visa Waiver Program and you have been recently denied ESTA authorization, you are not eligible to travel under the Visa Waiver Program.

Email  BaghdadNIV@state.gov or Erbilniv@state.gov to request an appointment for a B1/B2 (business and tourism) visa with the subject “ESTA denial” and include the following attachments:

  • A copy of your ESTA denial
  • DS-160 Confirmation page (CEAC)
  • Passport with more than six months of validity after your planned entry to the United States.