Registration Period For The 2021 Diversity Visa Program

Posted on September 20, 2019, 5:57 pm
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The US State Department has announced that the registration period for the 2021 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2021), popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will begin on Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. EDT and end on Tuesday, November 05, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

A total of 55,000 permanent resident visas (green cards) will be available through this program.

The State Department reminds participants that there is no cost to register for the Diversity Visa program. Registration is done free online.

The Diversity Visa program provides permanent resident visas to nationals of countries with low immigration rates to the Unites States over the last five years.

For DV-2021 the following countries are ineligible to apply because more than 50,000 of their nationals immigrated to the US in the last five years.

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

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