Diversity Visa (DV) program which is also known as green card lottery is conducted by the US government. The program is conducted under the Immigration and Nationality Act-1990 of United States of America since 1995. The main motive of this scheme is to diversify the US immigrant population. According to statistics, About 23 million people apply for the DV each year. The lottery system is especially eligible for those countries which have a low rate of Immigration to US.
For DV-2021, 55000 Diversity Visas are available. It does not mean, if you are selected, you are qualified for visas. You must face an interview though you won the lottery. you can check the E-DV website’s Entrant Status Check to see if you have been selected for further processing and your place on the list. Get your DV lottery 2021 results.
Requirements for the DV lottery entry
To enter into lottery, applicant must applicable for following headings.
- Applicants must be from eligible countries.
- Completed at least a high school education or at least two years of work experience.
- No criminal background and good health.
- Valid passport.
What are the education requirements for DV?
DV entrant must have at least a high school education. A “high school education or equivalent” is defined as successful
completion of a 12-year course of elementary and secondary education from any country. Only formal courses of study meet this requirement; correspondence programs or equivalency certificates (Diploma) are not acceptable. You must present documentary proof of education or work experience to the consular officer at the time of the
How do I know if I won DV lottery?
Entrant Status Check is the sole means by which the Department of State will notify you if you are selected. Department also provides further instructions on your visa application and notify you of your immigrant visa interview appointment date and time.
The only authorized Department of State website for official online DV entry is: https://dvprogram.state.gov/
Lost DV application confirmation number?
Confirmation number is required to access the lottery status. But, If you lost your DV confirmation number, It’s not the end. A tool is now available in Entrant Status Check (ESC) on the E-DV website that will allow you to retrieve your confirmation number via the email address with which you registered by entering certain personal information to confirm your identity.
Eligible Asian Country for DV
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
United Arab Emirates
Not-eligible nations for DV
China (mainland born)
United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its- dependent territories.