Is it legal to get my ESA Letter online?
Yes. Our doctor's are licensed in California, are HIPAA compliant and follow the California Board of
Medicine guidelines for telehealth care. The application of emotional support animal letter
qualifies as a valid Telemedicine service in California. Get cheap and legit esa letters online,
register emotional support animal, first time and renewal patients may qualify.
What Is An Emotional Support Animal (ESA)?
An emotional support animal (ESA) is a person’s pet that has been prescribed by a person’s licensed
therapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist (any licensed mental health professional). The animal is
part of the treatment program for this person and is designed to bring comfort and minimize the
negative symptoms of the person’s emotional/psychological disability. All types of domesticated
animals can be Emotional Support Animals (cats, dogs, and birds) and they can be any age (young
puppies and kittens, too!).
How do I qualify for Emotional Support Animal?
For a person to legally qualify for an emotional support animal (ESA), he/she must be eighteen or
older and considered emotionally disabled by a licensed physician, as evidenced by a properly
formatted prescription letter. Some airlines and property managers will accept a verification form
completed by a family doctor, however.
When is your esa doctor available to look at my application?
A licensed emotional support animal doctors are available 24/7 for esa evaluations. Typically, the
emotional support animal application process takes a few minutes on the patients part and then the
application is reviewed remotely on our physician's tablet. Video conference consultations are
available as well.
How to get an emotional support animal?
The process of getting esa letter takes only a few minutes on our website and can be completed
anytime online. Patients type in basic personal info and answer a short medical questionnaire
describing their conditions and symptoms. Once completed, a medical doctor reviews your application,
usually within a few minutes. If your esa recommendation is approved, you will get a Digital Copy of
your ESA letter by email and a hard copy mailed out the same day. Note: Customers don't pay unless
their application is approved.
How will my landlord or property manager be able to verify my letter?
Your landlord or property manager can verify your letter by calling the verification number that is
included on the prescribing physician’s letterhead 24/7. This is the verification phone number of
the doctor that issues your prescription.
How should I prepare my dog for airline travel as an emotional support animal?
Your dog may not be familiar with the airport environment, the confines of sitting at your feet on
an airplane, or facing the scrutiny of airline personnel and other passengers. If you are flying
with a dog please be aware that airline staff (including gate agents, TSA, and flight attendants)
can deny passage for your emotional support animal (and you) if the animal is deemed to be a health
threat, bother, or nuisance to other paying passengers, even if you have had your ESA pre-approved
to accompany you on the plane.
Can my landlord refuse my request to accommodate my emotional support animal?
Only in certain circumstances. If the animal’s accommodation could mean additional administrative
costs and other adjustments that would affect housing arrangements, then the landlord might refuse
your request. For instance, the animal is disruptive or poses a threat to the health, safety, and
property of the other tenants. Make sure to train your ESA so they are not unruly and you are always
Can I bring my emotional support animal to hotels?
The law does not require hotels, restaurants, trains, and busses to accept emotional support animals
on their premises, but you could call them ahead of your trip and ask about their policy. Some
establishments are open to accepting emotional support animals at their own discretion.
Does the ESA letter Expire? How often do i need to renew?
Your emotional support dog registration will last for one year. You can then have the opportunity to
renew your ESA Letter via ESADOCTORONLINE at a discounted rate.