DV-2017 Green Card Lottery.
DV-2017 Green card lottery is the current American visa lottery program that will select winners through the draw. This visa lottery program provides one of the best way to immigrate to the USA with less money and in quick time for those who have the eligibility and coming from any of the eligible country, and if they are lucky. The official website is now open and it is accepting E-DV entries and it will continue till first week of the month November 2015.
This latest draw will offer 50,000 visas under this FY 2017 program. As not all the selected winners for the draw may not have the required eligibility. So nearly 100,000 people will be selected as winners and will be requested to continue with their winning. Selection results will be available by May 2016 and the visa application processing will commence on 01st of October 2016 and will close officially on 30th September 2017. Eligible people with required qualifications staying in the USA too can participate in the draw to change their current status to LPR status, if they are lucky.
The last held program was DV-2016 and from 01st of October 2014 the program has accepted application forms and the facility had been closed on 03rd of November 2014. So there is no way to submit more entries to this DV-2016 program. If you are interested to participate in this draw you have to wait for the next American visa draw DV-2017.
Natives from eligible countries only were requested to participate in this draw. This year 2015 too, Nigeria and Bangladesh born people are not allowed to participate as their countries are placed in the ineligible country list. This is due to more than 50,000 Nigerians and more than 50,000 Bangladesh natives had immigrated to the USA within the last 5 year period.
Selection Result of DV 2016 is now available from the month of May 2015. No email or postal mail will be used to announce the selection of the individual winners. Winners are requested to use the DS 160 online visa processing entry form to proceed with their winnings. Earlier people were asked to proceed with their winning by sending their papers through postal mail, and this method is now not accepted by the State Department any more.
Winner diversity visa processing fee is US$330 and if they are issued with the American entry permits to get their green card they must pay another US$165, as USCIS processing fee.
DV application forms used to be provided through the official web site of the State department for a period of thirty days during the publicly announced application form accepting period.
This program is endorsed by the Senate to maintain the diversity of people living in the USA, although some Senators don't like this program as they think that this program is bringing unwanted people in to the country. So if you are an educated young person from an eligible country and if you are looking for a bright future in the USA, don't miss this official random name selection program to make your dreams come true in a short period. Apply through the online application form that is called as E-DV entry form.
If you had used a lawyer, law firm or an agent service to apply for the draw, ask them to give your confirmation number after applying.
Without this confirmation number you can't check your online selection results after your participation.
Important notice to the DV 2014 and DV-2015 Green Card Lottery winners.
These programs were closed on 30th September 2014 and on 2015 respectively, and no one can benefit from the winning any more.
Those who have degrees, masters or higher education certificates and want to immigrate to selected countries can find more information