With regards ***** ***** travelling to the USA on holiday who has prints on the UK police database following a caution.
According to the home office US doesn't have access to the UK police records and can only gain this info through making a request through interpol ?
Thanks - it does seem rather hard to narrow down the process, a lot of contradictory information depending on the source!
It would however make sense that the intelligence sharing would be limited to more serious crimes - sexual offences or drug trafficking etc rather than a possession caution from several years ago? Would you think that this filtering would occur when applying for an ESTA? Surely an ESTA approval would lead you to think travel is OK!
Caution was received in Nov 2007. Would you therefore think that a waiver should not be required? As my planned travel is not far away.
It was class A, less than 1 gramme.
It would be a holiday visa.
Sorry no cocaine.
I am concerned that if I applied for a visa it would go to waiver of ineligibility which can take 6 months. As caution was received in 2007 would a visa be approved immediately?
When you suggest applying for the ESTA would that be to tick 'no' to prior arrests and to see if this is checked? ( as I understand if you tick 'yes' it will be denied immediately)
Thanks for the advice.
I am aware of several examples where people who have served time in prison ticking no and travelling with no issues?. It is however not worth taking then chance