DV-2018 Lottery

DV-2020 Program Instructions

DV-2020 Program Instructions says that the draw will close from providing application forms on 06th of November 2018. After this date no one can submit entries for this draw any more.

Current draw Instructions has been published by the State Department used to publish the diversity visa lottery instructions through their websites and in print version which will be available at all the US Embassies soon. For the current diversity visa program its instructions are available in the internet. Before submitting your online entry, read the instructions and find out whether you are eligible to participate in the draw.

If you are not eligible don't submit your DV Application form for the online entry permit draw. There is no change in the eligible country list and the visas that are available under this draw.

DV instructions used to be published in the official language English in the internet and you can find it in PDF format or as html version. There are translations of these instructions available in the other major languages too in the official web site. Any how the English language one will be regarded as the official version for the current diversity program. The dv lottery instructions used to contain the following information in it. Eligibility requirements, eligible countries, photo requirements, time to apply and FAQ along with many other important things related to the program for the fiscal year 2020.

DV-2020 Instructions (English). Can Download.

Before applying for program you must read and understand the instructions and specially read about the Affidavit of Support in the FAQ section. Many people think that this program is a free to apply and once they are selected as winners they can fly to the USA. This is wrong, those winners must face the immigrant visa interview to proof their eligibility and on that day that they must provide affidavit of support in the I-134 form and if you don't have this sponsor you may not see the USA unless you provide a job offer in the USA. So it is important for you to have a close friend or relative in the USA to get the visa on the day of the DV interview.

Many US Embassy web sites around the world offer DV instructions in their local languages in PDF file format to provide information to the local people about the DV lottery.

If you are looking for the current visa lottery instructions in your mother tongue, check your country U.S Embassy website to see if they are providing the required translation work in PDF format. It is free to download from their website. For Example Sri Lanka people can get Sinhala and Tamil translations in the Sri Lanka U.S Embassy website. Likewise Bangladesh people can find the Bangla language version in their country US Embassy website, their country is NOT allowed to participate in the America dv-2019 visa program.

Normally the visa lottery instructions used to be published in the following major languages.

They are Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Bahasa Indonesia, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian and Uzbek.

Many US Consular offices offer free printout of the instructions, if you can visit their offices personally you can get one copy from them. Also they offer free seminars on the diversity visa program in local languages. General public can put their questions regarding the program to the consular officers at the venues. Please read the local news papers for to find out about these DV Lottery seminars.

We strongly recommend you that if you are interested in applying for the USA visa lottery program, then you must read and understand the whole visa lottery instructions carefully.

Many people didn't read the instructions and once they become as a winner they failed at the interview and was refused of their visas and lost their visa fees of US$ 330 which is a big amount for many of the third world country people.

DV2019 Instructions Translations.

Armenian Bulgarian French Italian
Japanese Cambodian Nepali Polish
Romanian Russian Sinhala Spanish
Tamil Turkish Ukrainian Uzbek

DV Lottery Photo.

Photos of the applicants are necessary to apply for the 2020 Diversity visa lottery program. The E-DV online entry form requires all applicants and dependants to submit their photos in the digital file format. If the applicant doesn't upload the image file with the application form then the application form will not be accepted by the program and will indicate the reason in red color text. For to make the required photo file the US State department has given some instructions. Those who want to apply must follow it. Also the photos must be recently taken color photos. Recently means within 6 months of the application date. Married applicants must include their spouse details and an individual image file of the spouse. Those who have eligible children also must include their details and the children's individual image files along with the details. Failure to do so will end in disqualification.