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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE GREEN CARD DIVERSITY LOTTERY 2012
by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Thu, October 13, 2011  - 3 COMMENTS

 

 

 

WHAT IS DIVERSITY VISA?

Diversity visa program which is also known as green card visa lottery is a USA green card lottery program that grants 50,000 visas to people in countries that are eligible to register for Green Card lottery Application or from countries with less rates of immigration to the United States of America.

Every year, all entries are drawn randomly and contrary to the general consensus, winners will not automatically receive green card or permanent visas to be able to live and work in the United States. However, they will be invited to take the interview and must provide necessary requirements to pass the interview.

Applicants who applied for the Green Card lottery 2012 may check the green card lottery results 2012 by visiting the E-DV website now. The online registration for the Green Card lottery Application is now available as DV 2013 Program. It has started on October 4, 2011 noon EDT (GMT-4) and will end on November 5, 2011

APPLICATION AND REQUIREMENTS: INFORMATIONS YOU HAVE TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING FOR E-DV

How to apply for Diversity Visa and what are the requirements? If you are a Nigerian who wishes to apply and try your luck, you can access the electronic diversity form or E-DV at https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/. You also have to note that the application for DV is free of charge. Make sure that you do not pay anyone when registering online. Likewise, you have to avoid late registration or wait until the last week of application to avoid mistakes that people make when applying.

A common mistake during the application that often leads to the cancellation of your entries includes the size and color of your photograph. So, before clicking on the submit button, you have to check if your photo is valid by following the photo validation instructions. Your picture must be a recent photo or at least taken within six months. Other relevant information with regards to the content and head position of your photos can be confirmed with the link above.

WHY NIGERIANS SHOULD APPLY

Nobody knows who will win the visa lottery. Who knows if you will be one of the lucky Nigerians who have already won in the past? If you win, the next step must be done carefully. Make yourself ready once you have the schedule for your interview.

DIVERSITY VISA WINNER NOTIFICATIONS

How will you get notified if you are one of the Nigerians who have been selected in this random visa lottery? As we may have already heard about the various scams that are going on in the Internet, you must be very cautious ourselves. A notification sent through the use of e-mail is not valid at all. Once you are selected, you will receive an official letter from a postal service coming from U.S. Department of State Kentucky Consular Center KCC. This notification will provide additional instructions on what you will have to do next, including the documents and other requirements you have to make readily available.

Last year’s green card lottery or DV-2011 lottery results were announced on May to July 2010. If you wish to get more information, you can visit the website of the State Department Diversity Visa Program.  The E- DV 2012 winners are available online since May 01, 2011 on the E-DV website.

 

 


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