DV (Green Card) Lottery Opens on October 2, 2012

2014 Diversity Visa Program Registration

The 2014 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2014) will open at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday, October 2, 2012, and will close at noon, EDT, Saturday, November 3, 2012. Applicants must submit entries electronically during this registration period using the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at www.dvlottery.state.gov.

Paper entries will not be accepted. Apply early as heavy demand may result in website delays. No entries will be accepted after November 3, 2012.
Beginning May 1, 2013, DV-2014 entrants will be able to use their unique confirmation number provided at registration
to check online through Entry Status Check at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov to see if their entry was selected. Successful entrants will receive instructions for
how to apply for immigrant visas for themselves and their eligible family members. Confirmation of visa interview appointments will also be made through Entry Status Check.
For detailed information about entry requirements, along with frequently asked questions about the DV program, please see the instructions for the DV-2014
Diversity Visa program available at http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/types/types_1318.html.

2014 Diversity Visa Program Registration
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Washington, DC