DV-2016 Eligible Countries (Allowed Countries.)
So far there is no announcement about the DV-2016 program from the US State Department.
Keep visiting this web page regularly for new updates.
Normally the entire African region countries are eligible to participate in this name selection draw except Nigeria.
If you were born in an eligible country and living in another country or holding PR or passport you are eligible to submit your application form when they are accepting entries for the American visa lottery.
If you are born in an ineligible country and your spouse is born in an eligible country, you can apply for the selection draw claiming your spouse country for the eligibility.
Neither of your parents was born there or resided there at the time of your birth, you may claim nativity in one of your parents' countries of birth if it is a country whose natives qualify for the program.
The English DV-Lottery instruction will give you clear view of these eligibility so read it carefully and understand it before you submit the entry.
Nigeria natives are not eligible to participate in this year's draw DV-2015. And Bangladesh natives are still in the ineligible list to participate as last year.
American visa lottery program already published the eligible country (Allowed Countries.) list to the general public. Republic of Guatemala in the Central America region had been included in the allowable country list according to the latest American DV lottery instructions. Bangladesh natives are still not allowed to participate in this green card lottery program.
Countries that are not eligible as follows, BANGLADESH, BRAZIL, CANADA, CHINA (mainland-born), COLOMBIA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, HAITI, INDIA, JAMAICA, MEXICO, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN, PERU, PHILIPPINES, SOUTH KOREA, UNITED KINGDOM (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and VIETNAM. Persons born in Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan are eligible to participate in this green card lottery.
Are Bangladesh and Nigeria people allowed to take part in the DV-2015 visa lottery program?
No, they are not allowed to participate.
Why these natives are not allowed to participate in the past program?
Because they had allowed 50,000 people to immigrate to the USA within the last 5 year period.
Will they allow us in the next coming DV-2016 DV-Lottery program?
For the DV-2016 program you must wait for the instructions to be published first.
I am a Bangladesh born man and married to a Sri Lanka girl. Can I participate in the visa program claiming my spouse eligibility?
Yes you can apply claiming your wife's country for eligibility. If you win you will not be allowed to enter alone must travel both you and wife together.
This draw allowed South Sudan and Poland natives (born people) to apply using the online application form which was called as E-DV entry officially. There is no fee charged to enter in to the draw while usafis, usagc, bbsnetting did charged a fee for their rendered services.