The Department of State has announced the deadline for submitting applications for the Diversity Visa Lottery (DV Lottery) is noon on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. All applicants should act immediately and get their applications submitted before the deadline.
Each year, over 20 million people across the world look forward to October because it is when Green Card Lottery applications for the Diversity Visa Program open. Getting a Green Card to the United States means being able to live their dream by moving to the United States.
any applicants submit their applications on their own using the free dvprogram.state.gov website provided by the U.S. Government without knowing the risk of doing it themselves. Looking at 20 years of application submission statistics, over 65 percent of all applicants doing it independently are disqualified by the U.S. Government because of errors in their application.
Don’t risk being disqualified.
Since 1998, The US Green Card Office has provided its value-added Green Card Application Submission Service for the Diversity Visa Lottery. With over 2 million applications already submitted from all over the world, they know better than anyone else how to succeed in getting a Green Card for the United States.
Many applicants who have tried to use the free service for years without success come to US Green Card Office for advice and use their submission service to avoid making errors when submitting their application. Using the paid value-added service gives any applicant the best chance of being selected.
Deadline for applying DV-2023 Green Card Lottery is November 9
The US Green Card Office recently announced its deadline for the DV-2023 Green Card Lottery as Tuesday, November 9, 2021. They encourage all applicants to submit their Diversity Visa applications as soon as possible, mainly because the demand is higher than ever. Processing time can take several days depending on the applicant uploading photos that can be approved straight away or if photos need to be resubmitted. Therefore, do not wait until the last week before the deadline. The DV-2023 application should be submitted as soon as possible to avoid missing the upcoming deadline.
Using the paid service from US Green Card Office is worthwhile, as it only costs $80.00 as a single person and $120.00 as a family. This is a small fee to pay to guarantee the Diversity Visa Application is submitted on time and accepted by the U.S. Government.
To better understand the difference between the free and paid service, it’s essential to read the Green Card Lottery Comparison Guide that will help applicants make the right decision before they apply.
Diversity Visas are intended to provide an immigration opportunity for persons from countries other than the primary source countries of immigration to the U.S. The law states that no Diversity Visas shall be provided for “high admission” countries, that is, countries from which there were more than 55,000 immigrants in the Family-Sponsored and Employment-Based visa categories during the previous five years. The list of countries that do not qualify for the Green Card Lottery is subject to change from one year to the next.
List of qualified countries for DV-2023 Green Card Lottery
All applicants interested in applying for the DV-2023 Diversity Visa Program should always check if their country is listed in the Green Card Lottery Qualifying Countries list.
According to the list, countries qualified for Diversity Visa Program are listed below.
The following countries can participate in the 2021 DV Program (DV-2022 and DV-2023). The list is updated every year in September, so please check for updates if your country of birth is not among the qualifying countries. Please make sure to get your application submitted for the 2021 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program as soon as possible. Apply online today to get the best chance of being selected so you can live and work in the United States:
Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel*, Japan, Jordan*, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Macau S.A.R.**, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria*, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
*Persons born in the areas administered prior to June 1967 by Israel, Jordan, Syria, and Egypt are chargeable, respectively, to Israel, Jordan, Syria, and Egypt. Persons born in the Gaza Strip are chargeable to Egypt; persons born in the West Bank are chargeable to Jordan; persons born in the Golan Heights are chargeable to Syria.
** Macau S.A.R. (Europe region, chargeable to Portugal) and Taiwan (Asia region) do qualify and are listed. For the purposes of the diversity program only, persons born in Macau S.A.R. derive eligibility from Portugal.
***Persons born in the Habomai Islands, Shikotan, Kunashiri, and Etorofu are chargeable to Japan. Persons born in Southern Sakhalin are chargeable to Russia.
Natives of the following Asia Region countries are not eligible for this year’s Diversity Visa program: Bangladesh, China (including Hong Kong), India, Pakistan, South Korea, Philippines, and Vietnam.
From the African continent, these countries are allowed to participate in the DV Visa program: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Tee, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Nigeria is the only African country not qualified for this diversity program.
From Europe, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark (including components and dependent areas overseas), Estonia, Finland, France (including components and dependent areas overseas), Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands (including components and dependent areas overseas), Northern Ireland, Norway (including components and dependent areas overseas), Poland, Portugal (including components and dependent areas overseas), Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Vatican City are qualified for the DV Visa program.
European countries not qualified for this year’s diversity program:
Great Britain (United Kingdom) includes the following dependent areas: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, St. Helena, Turks And Caicos Islands. Note that for purposes of the diversity program only, Northern Ireland is treated separately; Northern Ireland does qualify and is listed among the qualifying areas.
From North America, Bahamas is allowed to participate in DV Visa program.
From Australia and Oceania: Australia (Including components and dependent areas overseas), Fiji, Kiribati, Guinea, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand (Including components and dependent areas overseas), Niue, Palau, Papua New, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Western Samo are allowed to participate.
From South America, Central America and Caribbean nations, Antigua And Barbuda, Honduras, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Grenada, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panam, Paraguay, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, The Grenadines, Trinidad And Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela are allowed to apply for DV Visa.
Countries that do not qualify for this year’s diversity Visa Green Card program are: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru.
Remember, it is free to apply for the DV Lottery via the U.S. Government’s website. However, there are several advantages of using the paid services of the US Green Card Office.
- Application fees from $80.00 to $120.00. It’s a small fee to pay to get peace of mind.
• Easy step-by-step registration guide in 20 languages.
• Immigration support and advice in applicants’ own language.
• Guaranteed submission on time with a confirmation number from the U.S. Government.
• Application photos are verified and approved before submission.
• Assistance with preparing the DS-260 that is required before the Visa Interview.
• Free preparation for the Visa Interview in the American embassy.
• Advice on how to move to the United States after being selected.
• And so much more…
Be aware, over 65% of all applicants are disqualified each year when using the free service. Therefore it’s important to get assisted by a professional immigration service to ensure the DV-2023 application is submitted error-free.
Online applying form for DV-2023 Green Card Lottery
This great opportunity could be a dream come true: https://www.usgreencardoffice.com/apply.
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