COVID-19 UPDATE FOR VISA WAIVER/ESTA ENTRANTS

ONLY APPLICABLE TO THOSE WHO WERE ADMITTED THROUGH IAH, HOUSTON HOBBY, DFW, AUSTIN AND SAN ANTONIO AIRPORTS OR ARE TEMPORARILY RESIDING WITHIN THE HOUSTON FIELD OFFICE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY.

Individuals admitted under the VWP/ESTA program who find themselves unable to depart the US before the expiration of their current period of admission due to COVID-19 related issues and who were admitted to the US through IAH, Houston Hobby, DFW, Austin and San Antonio airports (only)  or are temporarily residing with the Houston Field Office area of responsibility can contact the Deferred Inspections office at the locations below starting Thursday, March 19, 2020 to request Satisfactory Departure (up to 30 days).

The Deferred Inspection hours and contact numbers are listed below:

Location                                                                                 Contact number              Hours of Operation

Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH)                                281-230-4886                       Mon-Fri 0800-1600

San Antonio International Airport (SAT)                               210-821-6965                        Mon-Fri 0800-1600

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (OKC)                                           405-942-3405                        Mon-Fri 1000-1500

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)                  972 456-2250                       Mon-Thurs 0800-1400

Appointment Requests at dfwairporti94@cbp.dhs.gov