DV-2019 Green Card Lottery.

09:15 13/11/2017 - By David

DV-2019 Green Card Lottery is the FY 2019 program that is going to select nearly 100,000 winners to issue 50,000 immigrant visas to live permanently in the USA.

As previously announced through the media, the application providing official website was opened on 03rd October 2017. Due to some technical glitch the website went down on 10th October 2017. Later it was announced that the program will open later on another date.

Later they announced that the entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they will not count as a duplicate entry. The technical issue has been resolved and a new full entry period will begin at noon, U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday October 18, 2017 and will run until noon Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday November 22, 2017. Only entries submitted during this period will be accepted and considered for selection in the lottery. Please throw away any confirmation number or other documentation that you have if you submitted an entry during Oct. 3-10. Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service.

As per the latest information the application providing and accepting website now opened from 18th October 2017 and will close on 22nd November 2017.

As usual the U.S State Department is going to issue 50,000 entry visas to those selected eligible winners under this FY 2019 program. This draw is conducted by the American Government as its official program to maintain its people's diversity. Qualified people born in eligible countries that are sending less people to the USA within the last 5 years can participate in this popular draw through the online participation.

People who were born in the following countries were found ineligible to participate in this year draw.

They are Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.

Eligibility to Participate in the 2019 Green Card Draw.

New Photograph Rules will be applied to the current Draw.

How to participate in this draw?

New entry submission period: opens on 18th October 2017.
Entry submission will close on: 22nd November 2017

How much is the entry fee?

No free will be charged for to enter in to the DV-2019 Green Card Draw, if you submit the entry by yourself.

Program will be closed officially on 30th September 2019 midnight after issuing the visas that are allocated under this draw.

How many participants are expected to submit their entries for this draw?

14 million.

Apply online.