DV-2018 Lottery

Affidavit of Support

DV-2018 visa lottery winners must provide Affidavit of Support in the form of I-134 to be issued with the required U.S Immigrant visas. The Petitioner must be an American citizen or an American LPR status holder and has to sign the I-134 in front of authorized official. I-134 form should be hand over on the day of their interview to the interviewing consular officer by the dv lottery winner along with the necessary papers. If the affidavit of support is not provided by the winner, the visa processing will be delayed in most case the visas will be refused.

The 2018 dv lottery instructions clearly state that the winner must provide an affidavit of support to issue with the required visa other than the normal requirements.

Those who don't have a sponsor person or can't provide affidavit of support can have their own sponsorship.

To proof this they must take enough funds with them to survive in the USA.

Must have on arrival job and it should be certified from the USA.

Most of all, these papers should satisfy the interviewing consular official to issue with the immigrant visa.

Those winners in the USA too must meet this Affidavit of support requirement.

Some consular offices want I-864 instead of I-134.

There is no fee is required to submit the Affidavit of Support I-134.