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DV lottery is a competition organized every year (from the beginning of October to November) by the American government since 1994. The obtaining of the Green Card (Green Card) is coveted, It is always difficult to obtain easily but thanks to this contest, the nominee candidate may obtain easily but only if he is drawn.
Who can participate? Is my country eligible?
The right to participate in the competition is eligible to any person whose country is also eligible for the competition and who fulfills at least one of these two minimum criteria mentioned:
- Have a bachelor’s degree (high school) or
- Two years of work experience in the last 5 years in a qualified profession. The list of profession is here
How to apply for DV-2021 ? How much does it cost ?
The participation in the contest is totally free, so you’ll pay 0$ to participate and try your luck. This is done online by filling out a simple form and that’s it.
However, one of the important and crucial information to provide in the registration form is the photo. The photo in the registration form plays a very important role and when it does not correspond to what is needed, can do that we are not selected in the draw.
To participate, follow these steps
- First read this entire document [PDF] ) and understand it well. It contains the general instructions of the contest.
- Read these instructions that talk about how your photo should be because it’s the most important step among many other important steps.
- And finally, use this tool to resize your photo comfortably according to the required expectations.
- Go to dvlottery.state.gov
- Click in Begin entry (The button will be available as soon as the expected date for this is reached)
- Fill form with your informations
Note about photo
- Have the dimensions of 600 × 600
- Have a white background
- Being in JPEG format
- The maximum size of 240Kb
And the next step?
After playing, alone or in an agency, There is important informations that will give you when you validate the form, which will allow you when results will be available to know if you have been selected or not whose :
- Confirmation code (to be jealously guarded)
- Last name (Just do not forget) and
- Year of birth (Still unforgettable)
Goodluck to everyone !