DV-2017 Application Form.
DV-2017 Application form will be available as online application form with the name "E-DV Entry". Paper format application will not be accepted for the DV application form by the US State Department.. The Program is used to issue 50,000 American green cards for the fiscal year program 2017 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. Don't search for the application form now, as it will be available in the submission period only.
A person is permitted to submit ONLY one application form with his/her name, in any year. If you had submitted more than one entry as primary applicant, it is a violation of the program rules. So all your entries will be removed from the system and will be disqualified at the visa processing time, if you are selected as a winner.
The current application form will be available in this year 2015 and will close after 30 - 33 days of submission period. During this period you can visit the Official website to download, fill and to submit it back there as there is no fee is 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 to submit your entry form.
E-DV entry form is valid only for 60 minutes once it is downloaded from the website. It can't be saved and used later. 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 person as there will be only one part of application will be available for them.
There is no need to be a married person to enter in this draw.
Married person will have one more part for their spouse and eligible children. Add them in the application form according to their birth order.
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 site. 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.