This website provides links to the official
We recommend using the
OFFICIAL US GOVERNMENT SITE to apply for the DV
The Department of State, Visa Services advises the
only internet sites including the ".gov" indicator are
official government Websites
for our agency offices located in
the United States.
MAY ACCESS THE OFFICIAL ELECTRONIC DIVERSITY VISA LOTTERY
INSTRUCTIONS AND ENTRY FORM AT
WEB ADDRESS ABOVE IS FOR
THE OFFICIAL US
THERE IS ONLY ONE OFFICIAL WEBSITE.
Instructions in additional languages available at
the link above
Application period: between
noon Eastern Daylight Time October 4, 2016
and noon Eastern Standard Time November 7, 2016
ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!!
IS NO CHARGE TO
COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC DIVERSITY VISA ENTRY FORM
yourself for free!!
DV Program 2018
Congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes
available 50,000 permanent resident visas annually, drawn from
random selection among all entries to persons who meet strict
eligibility requirements from countries with low rates of
immigration to the United States.
Please Note: 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. There is
to download and complete the Electronic Diversity Visa Entry
Form. To learn more see the
Department of State Warning
Federal Trade Commission Warning.
Department of State, Visa Services advises the
public that only internet sites including
the ".gov" indicator are official
government Websites, for our agency
offices located in the United States.
this notice from the US Department of State
regarding fraudulent websites
How do you check to see if
you have won?
If you win, you will NOT be
notified by a letter or email. You have to check the
website below for yourself.
Please check back at
on or after May 1, 2017 for Entrants who applied
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