Iran born people are allowed to participate in the American diversity visa lottery program regardless ofwhere they are living or what passport they are holding. Iran is listed as an eligible country in this draw. On the other hand Iran is listed in the Banned list of American President.
If they have the required country birth and Education eligibility, they can participate in this draw.
Applicant's age must be more than 18.
All the applicants must have the High school diploma (Diplom-Metevaseth)
For Iranian applicants, a theory - based high school degree is considered as qualifying education.
Iranian applicants who attended theory-based high school should have also completed the pre-university year starting with graduation year 2012 (Iranian year 1391).
Correspondence courses are not considered as qualifying education for Iranian Applicants to participate in the DV Draw..
Other types of Iranian high school degrees will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
must have 2 years of work experience within the last 5 years after learning the job and it should be approved by the DOL.(It is very rare for the winners to get their visas with the work experience)
Having more than one husband or wife at the same time is called as Polygamy marriage and it is illegal under the American law.
Only one spouse will be allowed to enter in to the DV Application form.
Applicants with multiple wives MUST divorce all but one before going to the U.S.
Interview appointments of the selected Iranian winners cannot be rescheduled for reasons other than serious medical or similar emergencies.
Iranian winners are requested to do their Medical examination in Turkey. Follow the instructions ofUS Embassy in Ankara.
Iranian family law, based on sharia, is very different from U.S. family law, and can lead to complications in the IV process.
The U.S. government does recognize proxy marriages, but only if the marriage can be proved to be consummated (i.e., the couple were at the same place at the same time).
Revocable divorces are not recognized by the United States. If an applicant received a revocable divorce in Iran, it must be finalized, written as final on the divorce decree and registered in the birth certificate.
Iran Winners in DV-2019 are around 4,199.(3,500 visas only will be rpovided)
As per the Diversity visa program, a country is allowed to have 3,500 visas only for the selected winners.
Winning in the draw will not give you the required U.S visa directly, but will allow you to apply using the DS-260 online visa application form. You have to proof your eligibility for the visas at the time of your visa Interview.
After submitting your DS-260 form get a print out of that page as this will be required on the day of the interview.
All the winners must provide one affidavit of support through the I-134 form that was signed by a LPR holder or Citizen of the USA.
If you don't have sponsor then you must have on arrival job and sufficient fund to survive in the USA without the help of the public funds.
DV-2018 is the next American visa lottery program that is expected to accept entries from eligible people.
U.S. Embassy Ankara is the only location in Turkey where Diversity Visa interviews can be conducted. DV applicants who would like to be interviewed in Turkey may continue to choose Istanbul as their interview location; however interviews will take place in Ankara, Turkey.
If you are selected as a winner in the dv draw, get advice from the US Embassy to see, whether you can process your visa application for an immigrant visa..