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How To Apply For Visa Lottery 2021 | Visa Lottery Requirement

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Here is a comprehensive guide on How To Apply For a Visa Lottery. So if you have a dream of securing a visa lottery, we are optimistic that this guide would be of great help to you.

Thus, have you been trying to get a visa lottery and it seems not to be working out. We are going to give you a clear guide on how to get a visa lottery for your dream country.

You may also like to see the List Of Countries Offering Visa Lottery this year.

Meanwhile, before we proceed to do that, here are some basic facts,  you must know about the visa lottery.

Basic Facts the Visa Lottery

First, the Diversity Immigrant Visa program, also known as the green card lottery, is a United States government lottery program for receiving the United States Permanent Resident Card.

There is no charge to enter the Diversity Visa lottery, and the only way to do so is by completing and sending the electronic form available at the U.S. Department of State website during the registration period.

When a person is issued with this lottery the person becomes entitled to a permanent residence permit of the USA.

You can also apply for Canadian Visa Lottery, the process is very simple and easy.

Thus the following below are classes of visas that are issued by most countries of the world:

  • Study visa
  • Skilled employee visa
  • Tourist visa
  • Visitor visa
  • Business Visa
  • Farm Worker visa
  • Pilgrimage visa
  • Diplomat visa
  • Transit visa, Etc

The Requirement/Qualifications For the Visa Lottery

Meanwhile, the following below is the requirement/qualifications for the Visa lottery

To enter the lottery,

  1. Applicants must have been born in an eligible country.
  2. Applicants must have completed at least a high school education or at least two years of work experience in an occupation that requires at least two other years of training or experience.
  3. Applicants must also satisfy general immigration requirements, such as means of support, no criminal background, and good health.

Note That;  Each year, the Department of State publishes new instructions for applicant

For Nigerians, here are Countries That Offer Visa Lottery To Nigeria.

How To Apply For Diversity Immigrant Visa program

The Diversity Immigrant Visa program is also known as the green card lottery.

To apply kindly go to the  Dept. of State web site. https://dvlottery.state.gov/

LIST OF COUNTRIES/AREAS BY REGION WHOSE NATIVES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE OFFICIAL USA GREEN CARD LOTTERY PROGRAM DV-2021, the year 2022.

AFRICA

Algeria

Angola

Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Cabo Verde

The central African Republic

Chad

Comoros

Congo

Congo, Democratic Republic of the Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Djibouti

Egypt*

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gabon

Gambia,

The Ghana Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

* 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.

You may also like to apply for UNICAF SCHOLARSHIP

In Africa, natives of Nigeria are not eligible for this year’s diversity program.

ASIA

Afghanistan

Bahrain

Bhutan

Brunei

Burma

Cambodia

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region**

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel*

Japan

Jordan*

Kuwait

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Maldives

Mongolia

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.


You may also like to apply for A LONDON SCHOLARSHIP AND FREE VISA

**Hong Kong S.A.R. (Asia region), Macau S.A.R. (Europe region, chargeable to Portugal), and Taiwan (Asia region) do qualify and are listed here. For the purposes of the diversity program only, persons born in Macau S.A.R. derive eligibility from Portugal.

Natives of the following Asia Region countries are not eligible for this year’s Diversity Visa program: Bangladesh, China (mainland-born), India, Pakistan, South Korea, Philippines, and Vietnam.

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 areas overseas)

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Kazakhstan

Kosovo

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macau Special Administrative Region**

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

Vatican City

 **Natives of the following European countries are not eligible for this year’s DV program: Great Britain (United Kingdom). Great Britain (United Kingdom) includes the following dependent areas: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, St. Helena, and the 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.

Macau S.A.R. does qualify and is listed above.

While not apply for SCHOLARSHIP IN GERMANY AND FREE VISA

NORTH AMERICA

The Bahamas

In North America, natives of Canada and Mexico are not eligible for this year’s diversity program.

OCEANIA

Australia (including components and dependent areas overseas)

Fiji

Kiribati

Marshall Islands

Micronesia, Federated States of Nauru

New Zealand (including components and dependent areas overseas)

Palau

Papua New Guinea

Samoa

Solomon Islands Tonga

Tuvalu

Vanuatu

SOUTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Barbados

Belize

Bolivia

Chile

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica

Grenada

Guatemala

Guyana

Honduras

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Uruguay

Venezuela

Countries in this region whose natives are not eligible for this year’s diversity program: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru

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