Diversity Visa Lottery

Diversity Immigrant Visa Program DV-2022: Online Registration

The Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2022 Diversity Visa lottery. The online registration period for the DV-2021 Program begins at Noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on October 7, 2020, and will close for entries at Noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) on November 10, 2020. 

You may register here:  https://dvprogram.state.gov/ .  The entry form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only.  Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service and individuals who submit more than one entry during the registration period will be disqualified.   More information is available at https://travel.state.gov.

DV-2022: Program Instructions

The English version of the DV-2022 Program Instructions in PDF format are provided for your convenience and required use. The English language version of the DV-2022 Program Instructions is the only official version. Unofficial translations in additional languages will be added to travel.state.gov webpage as they become available.

Diversity Visa Program Information

There is no cost to submit an entry form. We strongly encourage you to complete the entry form yourself, without any agent or facilitator who offers to help.  It is extremely important that you retain your confirmation page and unique confirmation number. Without this information, you will not be able to access the online system that will inform you of your entry status.

See the Diversity Visa Program webpage for information about: