Diversity Visa Lottery Closed for DV-2012


The registration period to apply for a lottery award of a 2012 Diversity Visa (a permanent residence visa solely for persons from countries with low rates of U.S. immigration) expired on November 3.

Diversity Visa lottery entrants can check the status of their lottery entry on or after May 1, 2011 at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov/.

If you were not a lottery winner, it is not too early to think about preparing for the lottery process for 2013 Diversity Visas, which will likely commence next fall. The English version of the DV-2012 Lottery Instructions remain available in PDF format at the State Department Website for those who want to review them now.

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