DV General Info

Diversity Visa Program Statistics

Number of Online Entries Received During Each Registration Period – DV 2007 – DV 2013 Number of Selected Entrants for Recent DV Programs – DV 2013 – DV 2014 Number of Visa Issuances and Adjustments of Status in the Diversity

For All Successful DV Entrants

If you have been selected for further processing in the Diversity Visa program, after you receive instructions via Entrant Status Check, you will need to demonstrate that you are eligible for a diversity immigrant visa by successfully completing the next

The text of the official law of the United States that establishes the Green Card Lottery

IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT TITLE II – IMMIGRATION CHAPTER 1 – SELECTION SYSTEM INA: ACT 203 – ALLOCATION OF IMMIGRANT VISAS Sec. 203. [8 U.S.C. 1153] US DEPARTMENT OF STATE (c) Diversity Immigrants. (1) In general. – Except as provided

Eligibility criteria and application procedures for the Green Card Lottery

[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 22, Volume 1] [Revised as of April 1, 2001] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 22CFR42.33] [Page 226-227] TITLE 22–FOREIGN RELATIONS CHAPTER I–DEPARTMENT OF STATE PART 42–VISAS: DOCUMENTATION OF IMMIGRANTS UNDER

INA: ACT 203 – Allocation of immigrant visas

IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT TITLE II – IMMIGRATION CHAPTER 1 – SELECTION SYSTEM Sec. 203. [8 U.S.C. 1153] (a) Preference Allocation for Family-Sponsored Immigrants. – Aliens subject to the worldwide level specified in section 201(c) for family-sponsored immigrants shall be

DV Entrant Status Check

DV Lottery 2014 Status Check – Please come back after May 1st, 2013. Entrants (who previously completed online DV entry through the official website at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov) will be able to check the status of their entry through the e-DV website

Qualifying Occupations

The law and regulations require that every diversity visa entrant must have at least a high school education or its equivalent or have, within the past five years, two years of work experience in an occupation requiring at least two

Photo Requirements

DV-2018 UPDATE: Your entry may be disqualified or visa refused if the photographs were not taken within the last six months! Do not submit an old photograph. Submitting the same photograph that you submitted with last year’s entry will result

DV Lottery Results

The table below displays the total entries received by the State Department during the previous years of the Diversity Visa lottery program. For paper based programs, the high number of “Disqualified Forms” is due to missing information, wrong format, wrong

DV Lottery Alert

Immigration Related Websites. Many other non-governmental websites (e.g., using the suffixes “.com,” “.org” or “.net”) provide legitimate and useful immigration and visa related information and services. If payment is requested for information from a non-governmental source, this payment is not

DV Visa Bulletin

Visa Bulletin is published every month by the U.S State Department with much useful information. There a section available for the DV Lottery visa applicants. In this section there are cases numbers are published with cut out numbers for the

Notices

Keep your confirmation page from the online registration entry submission until at least June 2014. You must have your confirmation number to access information through the Entrant Status Check available on the E-DV website at www.dvlottery.state.gov. Entrant Status Check will

Scams

There have been instances of fraudulent websites posing as official U.S. Government sites. Some companies posing as the U.S. Government have sought money in order to “complete” lottery entry forms. To learn more, please see the Federal Trade Commission Warning.

KCC Information

The diversity immigrant visa program is administered directly from the U.S. Department of State Kentucky Consular Center in Williamsburg, Kentucky. The Kentucky center was established in the year 2000 by the U.S. Department of State to take over administration of

Links

GREENCARD LINKS – www.dvlottery.state.gov – www.uscis.gov U.S Federal Government – Senate – Library of Congress – Federal Judicial Center – House – U.S. Courts – The White House – Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions Major Agencies –

Country Specific Information

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