American visa lottery program used to accept applications through their internet based online website. The official website is specially designed to provide the DV application forms (also called as E-DV entry) when required and it will start to count down the time till 60 minutes. After the one hour time period the form will be null and you have to get a new one to start the applying process once again.
So duly fill, show the path to your DV photo file and submit the application form before the given 60 minute's period.
The America visa lottery program web page and application forms will be available only in the English language.
When filling the visa lottery application form, use only standard Latin letters and punctuation and the use of other languages and punctuation are not allowed. You can use capital letters and small letters to type your information although the outcome of the successfully accepted confirmation page will show your details in the capital letters only.
Once the application form is successfully accepted, you will get a display from the webpage in your computer screen, saying that your entry has been successfully accepted in to the random name selection draw. In that displayed confirmation web page you can see your confirmation number along with your name and year of birth.
First of all keep in mind that you can apply only one entry in to the system as a primary applicant.
If you or someone else applies multiple application submission with your name as primary applicant the entries will be rejected saying that there is already one entry exists with the persons' name and details.
If you are not sure about how to apply, then you can get professional help to enter yourself in to the system.
The visa lottery program gives you a chance of winning an American PR visa while on the other hand you can lose your visa processing fees of US$ 330, if they find out that you are not eligible to participate in the U.S.A visa lottery program.
There are many other important web pages too are available along with the American visa lottery application form, Instructions, "photo-validator" and facility to check the entrant selection status:
To apply online for the US visa lottery program, keep ready of your photo in digital file format according to the requirements of the Department of State. Don't forget that you must come from an eligible country. Your age must be more than 18 years old. Your education and/or work experience must meet the requirements as it is instructed in the visa lottery instructions. If you are a married person, then you must include your spouse in this electronic greencard lottery entry form. Also in this American visa by lottery application form, you must include all your eligible children - your entire Natural and legally adopted children, even if they are not living with you or don't want to immigrate with you to America as your dependant - who are under the age of 21 and not married. Those children who are already U.S citizen or U.S LPR holders must not to be included. Failure to include your spouse or children will make you to be disqualified from the program.
You must continue to submit your entry till you get the confirmation display with the unique confirmation name and your name. This confirmation code will serve like a password and will assist you to check your results in the coming year. Winning the visa lottery will not give you an American Immigrant visa right away, but will give you permission to apply for one for those available 50,000 immigrant visas for that fiscal year, after you proof your eligibility in the selected case number order.
American visa lottery application form may go missing due to some technical problems. Once you type the visa lottery website name in the address bar or try to go there from another link you may get the following massage displayed in the web page instead of the application form.
Description: HTTP 404. The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly."
This used to happen due some unknown reasons. Wait for about 5 minutes and try again to get the application form as it will appear without any trouble.
DV application form won't be available in the internet except the given dates..