ESTA validity for Hungarian passport holders will be reduced from two years to one | Scott Olson/Getty Images The United States on Tuesday sharply limited Hungary’s participation in its visa waiver program over security concerns regarding new passports issued between 2011 and 2020.

Under the American Visa Waiver Program, citizens of participating countries can travel to the U.S. for tourism or business for up to 90 days without a visa, and simply need a so-called Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

But starting Tuesday, ESTA validity for Hungarian passport holders will be reduced from two years to one, and an ESTA […]

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