Friday, September 20, 2019

How to Apply EDV 2021, EDV 2021 Online Application Form, 2021 Diversity Visa program

The Diversity Visa Program, or “Green Card Lottery,” is an annual lottery run by the U.S. Department of State to allow about 50,000 people a chance to get a permanent resident visa to the USA. The visas provided under this program are reserved for natives of countries that have a traditionally low rate of immigration to the U.S.

The application period for each year’s lottery is only about one month long, and there is very little opportunity to correct mistakes made when submitting documents – in fact, you can be disqualified for not filing the forms correctly. Therefore, it is very important to fill out your forms correctly and quickly. You need following information to apply US Diversity Visa Lottery.

You will need passport to apply Diversity Visa this time. This is NEW FOR DV-2021
> Your name, exactly as on your passport
> Your birth date
> Your gender
> The city where you were born
> The country where you were born (as the country where your birth city is located is called today)
> The country you can claim for eligibility for the program

> NEW FOR DV-2021: The passport number, country of issuance, and expiration date for the principal entrant’s valid, unexpired international travel passport. This requirement applies to the principal entrant only, not to dependents. You must enter valid international travel passport information unless you are stateless, a national of a Communist-controlled country and unable to obtain a passport from the government of the Communist-controlled country, or the beneficiary of an individual waiver approved by the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State.
> You must provide a recent photograph of yourself, your spouse, and all children listed on your entry. (see photo requirements here)
> Your mailing address
> The country where you live today
> Your phone number (optional)
> Your e-mail address – make sure this is an e-mail address you have direct access to
> The highest level of education you have achieved, as of the day you are filling out the application (see required minimum education/work experience at eligibility page
> Your current marital status — provide the name, date of birth, gender, city/town of birth, and country of birth of your spouse. Visa applications based on a same-sex marriage are now treated the same way as opposite-gender spouses, if the marriage took place in a jurisdiction where such marriages are legal.

> Information regarding your children – name, date of birth, gender, city/town of birth, and country of birth for all living unmarried children under 21 years old, regardless of whether they are living with you or intend to accompany or follow to join you should you immigrate to the United States. Your children include all living natural children, children legally adopted by you, and step-children who are unmarried and under the age of 21 on the date of your electronic entry, even if you are no longer legally married to the child’s parent, and even if the child does not currently reside with you and/or will not immigrate with you.

DV-2021 Requirements
click [ HERE ] to view all the requirements here for DV-2021

When will DV Lottery 2021 Registration open?

The online registration period for the DV-2021 Program will last from noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 2, 2019, until noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Tuesday, November 5, 2019.


Applicants should submit entries for the DV-2021 program electronically at . There is no cost to register for the DV Program. Do not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter, as heavy demand may result in website delays. No late entries or paper entries will be accepted. The law allows only one entry by or for each person during each registration period. The Department of State uses sophisticated technology to detect multiple entries. Individuals with more than one entry submitted will be disqualified. Please retain your printed confirmation screen containing your name and a unique confirmation number for your records.

Starting May 5, 2020 the results of the DV-2021 visa lottery program will be available online. You will be able to check the status of your entry through the Entrant Status Check on the E-DV website at using your unique confirmation number and personal information. It will be the only way to check whether your entry was selected. If you lose your confirmation number, there is a special tool to recover it available on the E-DV website. If your entry is selected, you will be directed to a confirmation page that will provide further instructions, including information on fees connected with immigration to the United States. If you are selected we encourage you to complete the DS-260 visa applications soon. The Embassy will be processing DV-2021 visa lottery cases starting on October 1, 2020 until September 30, 2021.


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