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Traveling to the USA with a conviction

Travel Forums North America Traveling to the USA with a conviction

1. Posted by shakey (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 3 Jul '12 06:21

I am a New Zealand citizen and am wanting to go the USA for a few days. However, I have two minor convictions that I received in Australia a few years ago. They were drink driving - low range and obstruction.
I have a New Zealand passport and will be leaving from New Zealand.

Will this prevent me from entering the USA and would they be able to even see these convictions if I lied on the Visa entry?

2. Posted by CheersT (Travel Guru, 1581 posts) 3 Jul '12 10:10


3. Posted by kimkimkim (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 31 May '13 17:16

apply for a esta visa before you buy any airline tickets... it will only cost $15.00. i am australian...