The Countdown has begun for The DVs Program, 50,000 Visas will be available for2020.


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The US Visa Lottery Program


There are 50.000 Diversity Immigration Visas available each fiscal year.

You can share these information with your family or/and friends who live in your home country and struggling there. They can apply for this type of Visa.

What is the Diversity Immigration Visas (DVs) program?

Diversity Immigration Visa (DVs) known as “Green Card Lottery”. as well as “Lottery Visa. The Bureau of Consular Affairs makes 50.000 available visas each fiscal year with random selection. The enrollment usually open on October and close on November. The person can live and study in the United State.  People who submit more than one application during the enrollment period will be exclude from the program.




  • The person has at least a high school education or its equivalent. Or  two years of work experience within the past five years in an occupation that requires at least two years of training or experience to perform. ( Copy from US department of state).
  • Complete the DVs application online during enrollment period.


The Countdown has begun for The DVs Program for 2020.


The Bureau of Consular Affairs announced: There are 50.000 Diversity Immigration Visas will be available for 2020.  The enrollment will open on Wednesday. October 3. 2018 at 12:00 noon EDT. and the deadline will be on Tuesday. November 6. 2018 at 12:00 noon EST.

The Department of State distributes DVs through 6 geographic regions Africa. Asia. Europe. North America. Oceania. South America. Central America And Caribbean. Each country will receive 7 % of the available DVs for each one year.


Is my country eligible for the US DVs-2020?

During the last five years more than 50.000 person immigrated to the United States from the following countries for that reason people from these countries are not eligible to apply for DVs-2020:


  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China (mainland-born)
  • Colombia
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • South Korea
  • United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories
  • Vietnam.


  • Watch This video to learn more about how to apply for DVs-2020.


How to apply for DVs-2020?

Try to Prepare your required information to be ready when electronic form is open. This will help you when submitting and make the process easier for you. Be sure to completing all entries of E-DV Entry Form online at The submitting well be free and there is no cost

You can find the English version of the DV-2020 Program Instructions in PDF format. Look at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate website to find out whether your country may have additional Diversity Visa information.People who born in these countries can apply for the DVs -2020. After submitting the (DS-260) application you can check the progress of your stats, For further information about the process. You can read the FAQs page.


Related Resources:

  1. The number of refugees allowed in the US in 2019
  2. Bring your family to America.
  3. You can take our Free Citizenship Class
  4. Do you want to know How to apply for citizenship?

The RCO does not provide legal advice. nor are any of our materials intended to be taken as legal advice. The information of this page are taken from US Department of State If you have any question email us at

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