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EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

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EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

We had no problems obtaining authorisation for our Estas last year..but I have just re-submitted new applications as we all had re-newed passports a few months ago...

and mine and my husbands have been approved..

but my 17year old sons has not been approved..and is 'Pending'..

Help..has this happened to anyone else??..and is it anything to worry about??

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1. Re: EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

I wouldn't worry just yet, it can take up to 72 hours to be approved. Happened to me the first time I did my Esta (I have a 'dodgy' surname though ;-0).

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2. Re: EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

We did ours today, my wife's and 6 yr old daughter's were pending checked them both 10 mins later and they had both been OK'd

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3. Re: EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

Thanks Guys...ive just rechecked his status..and its now been approved..PHEW!!!!

I bet the site has been inundated with applicants today due to the forthcoming charges..maybe that is why they cannot instantly approve everyones!??

Thanks again for your help and reassurance...we were panicking there for a minute!!

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4. Re: EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

Mine went through OK today but my husbands is pending - much to his disgust!!

Will try again tomorrow, ours runs out in September

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5. Re: EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

we did ours again today, and the same thing happened (pending).

yes, did give us a bit of a scare as well,

All sorted now though .

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6. Re: EEK !!! Help..my sons Esta authorisation 'Pending'

I did ours today aswell mine went through first time but both ds and dh were pending. Checked a few minutes later and dh had been approved, but when I went to check ds application, I had taken the number down wrong and it didn't recognise it, so I had to do it again, and it was authorised straight away

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