The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV Program) makes up to 50,000 immigrant visas available annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to individuals who are from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. The DV Program is administered by the U.S. Department of State (DOS).
– United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
Green card also refers to an immigration process of becoming a permanent resident. The green card serves as proof that its holder, a lawful permanent resident (LPR), has been officially granted immigration benefits, which include permission to reside and take employment in the United States.
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Nepal is an eligible country to participate in the American diversity visa lottery program from the Asia region, so Nepal born people can submit their entries in the program, regardless where they are living today or which country passport they are holding now.
Basic requirements for the Nepal natives to participate in the coming American Visa Lottery program.
- Minimum age limit to participate in the draw is 18 years. (To meet the education level)
No maximum age limit. (Winners must provide medical certificate by one of the US Embassy Approved medical officer in Nepal)
- Education: Intermediate or certificate level, which the degree is obtained for successfully finishing two years in college after ten years of school.
- Ten plus two that includes twelve years of formal schooling (academic or in special cases vocational).
Attendance in a college or 10+2 institute is mandatory to count as twelve years of formal schooling.
Vocational degrees, including the CTEVT, will count only if they are accepted in Nepal as a basis for further academic study to all programs in all institutes of higher education.
- Not accepted education levels for Nepal Natives..
- Private exams taken in lieu of school attendance do not count as twelve years of formal education under the laws of the USA.
- Vocational degrees that allow limited admission to selected programs do not count as twelve years of formal education.
- Eligibility through work experience.
American diversity visa lottery program accepts 2 years of work experience within the last 5 years after studying the profession for 2 years. U.S. Department of Labor web sites’ O*Net Online database will be used to determine any qualifying work experience that you have. But, very few people qualified through the work experience.
Single person must apply as unmarried person and the married person must apply with her/his spouse andeligible children. All the applicants must upload their photos as image file along with their entry form.
Where to apply?
Use the DV Lottery application form that is provided in the official American website.
When to apply?
It should be applied during the entry submission period. And the applicants are requested to obtain theirconfirmation number once their entry is successfully accepted in to the program.
What is the name of the next DV lottery program?
Where to check the results?
In the official website from the month of May.
Nepal winners in the visa lottery program.
All the winners of DV program must use the electronic application form provided by Department of State. This form, the DS-260 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application, is to be completed online. The paper form used in previous years by the winners is no more valid.
The DS-260 will be available at ceac.state.gov
Note: The “Visa Status Check” button will not work for DV applications until the case is scheduled for interview. An error message will appear but does not indicate a problem with the actual application.
Visa interviews will start on 01st of October.
It is compulsory to each person have Affidavit of support through I-134
Those Nepal winners staying in the USA must check the visa bulletin page to see when their case numbers are current. When their Case numbers are going to be current, then they can submit their petition to change their current status to LPR status with the USCIS office.
Winners will have to pay non refundable visa processing fee of US$ 330 and it should be included for each of his/her dependants to the Kathmandu U.S Embassy office on the day of their interview.
After obtaining the visa must pay another processing fee of US$ 165 to the USCIS offce n the USA before to issue with the Green card.
If the visa is rejected for any reason at the time of interview, the processing fee will not be refunded.
Winners with the high case number can participate in the next coming visa lottery program.
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DV-2017 Program: Online Registration
DV 2017 Program: Online registration for the DV 2017 Program begins on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4).
DV-2017 Program Instructions
Select the English version of the DV-2017 Program Instructions in PDF format for your convenience and required use. The English language version of the DV-2017 Program Instructions is the only official version. Unofficial translations in additional languages will be added as they become available.
An introduction to the U.S. Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, and step-by-step guidance to help you submit an entry.