DV2019 American diversity program had closed from accepting application forms from its participants. As of today the DV-2019 is goinbg to be closed on 30th September 2019. For the month of July nearly all the regions are marked as "CURRENT" except Egypt 23,400 and Nepal 6,275. For the month of August 2019 all the regions are marked as "CURRENT" in the visa bulletin. This means only in July some visas are available. So if you are looking for sponsor or missing certificates complete those process and get your visas. Otherwise your winning will go as NULL.
The revised online registration period for the Program began on Tuesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concluded on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4).
Those applicants who had submitted their entry between 03rd of October 2017 till 10th October 2017 were requested to submit their entries once again. It will not be counted as duplicate entry by the system. This old confirmation numbers starting with 2019 will not provide any results during the online results checking process. All the entries that were submitted in the first week of October had been removed from the system.
DV-2020 is the current American Government's official diversity visa program. It is now accepting application forms from the month of October till November 2018. Usually around 50,000 US immigrant visas are issued under any fiscal year draw. So there will be no change in the number of entry permits that will be available under this FY program.
This year's registration period opened on 03rd October 2018 to provide application form online through the official website.
During the registration period, eligible country born people only can participate for this program. This free registrations draw is covered with strict rules and they are implemented strictly. Only thing you have to take care is to go to the correct website.
There are plenty of fake website with official log embalm posing as the official DV website of the American diversity visa program. If you get trapped in any of these websites, they may ask you to pay through credit card for their service. Nobody knows whether they will apply on behalf of you or not. Also take note that the photo which was used in the last draw can't be sent in to this draw as plenty companies claim multi year submission with your image.
Those who want to participate must have been born in one of the eligible country, and the birth country should be in the eligible country list of the draw. Age must be more than 18 years of age. (When you fulfill the education requirements)
Equivalent to American High School Certificate, after studying in Junior and High School for 12 years. Or 2 years of work experience within the last 5 years in an occupation after learning the trade for 2 years in a field accepted according to the Onet.
Single person has to play as single and those married participant must include their legal spouse and eligible children.
A qualified person is allowed to submit only one entry with his name as primary applicant, in any of the given year draw. Multiple entries from a primary applicant will not be accepted by the system.
Results will be provided through the official website by the month of May in the year 2019. Read more here.
Green card lottery winners need to apply for the immigrant visa here.
Next coming program Check here