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Diversity Immigrant Visa program (DV)
 

Visa Lottery 2016

The U.S. Embassy announces the registration process for the Diversity Visa Lottery 2016.

The DV-2016 Lottery registration period will run from Wednesday October 01, 2014, 12:00p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) until Monday November 03, 12:00 p.m. (EDT).

The Diversity Visa Program is administered on an annual basis by the Department of State and provides a maximum of 55,000 Diversity Visa each fiscal year for countries with low rates of immigration to the United States.

The DV-2016 Lottery will be conducted entirely electronically, including electronic entry. Paper entries are not accepted. The Department of State has established a dedicated website for the submission of E-DV entries www.dvlottery.state.gov. This is the only website available for the DV-2016 registration.  No intermediaries are required to submit your information and registration is free. Just one application is accepted per applicant. More than one application per person will result in disqualification.

Successful entrants will obtain a unique confirmation number provided at the registration to check online through the Entry Status Check in the website indicated above. Just applicants who have kept their confirmation page will be able to check their entry status, and if selected, receive instructions and notices.  Please print and keep your confirmation page.

The general instructions and requirements for the DV-2016 are available at http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/immigrate/diversity-visa/entry.html.html and should be read carefully as failure to comply with all the instructions could result in the disqualification of an entry.

DO NOT BECOME A VICTIM OF FRAUD. If your register your information in websites different to the official (www.dvlottery.state.gov) you expose yourself to because a victim of scam. For more information, please visit SCAM ALERT.

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