Effective November 17, 2008, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and South Korea are eligible for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program. Citizens of these countries will be able to travel to the United States for business or tourism without a visa for up to 90 days. Please note that citizens of these countries must also register with ESTA before traveling, as discussed above, even if the travel occurs prior to January 12, 2009.