DV2022 Instructions

DV2022 Instructions will guide you on all the aspects of the FY 2022 American Green card Lottery. There are lot of translations may be available.  But it is clear that the one in English is the original and valid one. In addition, read what the Instructions says “The English language version of the DV-2022 Program Instructions is the only official version. Unofficial translations in additional languages will be added in this webpage as they become available.”

DV-2023 Instructions here.

Following country born people are not allowed to participate in the last held DV-2022 and in the DV-2023 (Held in 2022) draws.  Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (including Hong Kong SAR), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.

For the purposes of eligibility some countries include dependent areas in overseas. If you are a native of an overseas territory, select the applicable country of eligibility. Natives of Macau S.A.R should select Portugal, and natives of Martinique should select France.

Please read the instructions as there are other options to be eligible even if your birth happened in a not allowed county. Eligible country list is assessed by the US State department. This is  by calculating their immigration pattern for the last 5 years. If any country had sent more than 50,000 people within the last 5 years, that country born people will not be allowed to participate in this Green card Lottery draw.

All the winners too must read the DV Instructions before to attend their Visa Interviews and Changing of their current status to LPR status in the USA.

DV2022 Instructions

DV2022 Instructions content.


DV-2022 program. (Program was closed Officially on 30th September 2022)

DV Photo Instructions.  (Only Color Photos will be accepted)

DV-2023 (Selection results are expected to be available  in this year 2022)

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