DV-2018 Application Form.
12:37 PM 9/20/2016
DV-2018 Application form will be available as online application form in the official website when the Application submission period is opened. This American visa lottery application form is officially called as "E-DV Entry". Paper format application will not be accepted by the US State Department any more. This Program is designed to issue 50,000 American green cards under the fiscal year 2018 Green card lottery program performed through the random computer name selection. Eligible participants who have the required eligibility can download the application form can submit it back through the official web site during the entry submission period. Those people who don't have the required eligibility are requested not to participate in this draw.
An eligible person is allowed to submit ONLY one application form with his/her name, in any given year program. If you had submitted more than one entry as primary applicant, the system will report you that your entry is matching an already submitted entry in the system and you will not receive the required confirmation number.
The application form will close after 34 days from the opening day. During this period you can visit the Official website to download, fill and to submit it back there. No fee will be charged to participate in this draw.
There is no objection from the United States Government to use consultation service to submit your entry. Likewise you can get the paid service from U.S immigration attorneys' service providers to submit your entry form. But make sure to get your confirmation number from them.
E-DV entry form is valid only for 60 minutes once it is downloaded from the website. It cannot be saved in your PC, laptop or in any device for to use it later. It is time limited one and it should be filled and to be submitted then and there. If you can't fill and submit it within the given time period, get a new application form and proceed with it.
Single person must play as a single applicant and there will be only one part of application form will be available for the single applicant. There is no need to be a married person to enter in this draw.
Married persons will have one more part for their spouse and eligible children. Add them in the application form according to their birth order. Those who have more than one spouse is not allowed to participate in this American visa lottery program.
There may be delay occur in accessing the entry form during the last days of the application submission period. So don't wait till to the closing date, submit your entry as early as possible.
If you forgot to fill any required fields in the page, it will not be accepted and will be shown back to you with the red color markings and will instruct to correct them and submit the form once again.
If your image file (Photo) is not in acceptable size, it will be shown back to you with red text warning to resubmit it with acceptable file size.
If it is filled perfectly and uploaded with acceptable photograph files you will get successfully accepted notification in the computer screen with your unique confirmation number. This confirmation number will work as password to check your results in the coming year 2016.
Once the page is successfully submitted and shown with the confirmation number, you don't have any means to correct the submitted information that you had provided.
There are plenty of fake web sites posing as the official program website. Look for the true and original American Government web sites will end with .gov at the end of the domain name. Applying for the program is free, although selected winners will be requested to pay the visa processing fees of US$ 330 on the day of their interview to the US Embassy or consular office only. If they are issued with the American immigrant visa then they will pay another processing fee of US$ 165 to the USCIS before they are issued with the Green Cards.
Never send money overseas to get American diversity visa depending on email winner notification.