USA DV-2026 | USA Green Card Lottery | Diversity Visa Lottery

President Joe Biden

Each year the United States Government grants 50,000 green cards to people from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States of America. To qualify for this immigration Green Card DV Lottery, you must meet two requirements. Note, this year’s (2024) Green Card DV-Lottery is called the DV-2026 Lottery, where 2026 is the year the winners may enter the USA on their new green card that they won in this years DV-Lottery. Most individuals worldwide can enter the Green Card DV Lottery, as long as they meet two simple, but strict eligibility requirements. Natives from countries who have sent more than 50,000 immigrants to the United States over the past five years are not eligible to enter the Diversity Visa Lottery, see the DV-Lottery Requirements for a list of countries who’s nationals are not eligible to enter the Green Card DV-Lottery this year.

Now Accepting DV-2026 Applications.


Electronic Green Card Diversity Visa Lottery Registration

Green Card DV-Lottery applications are only accepted online, the US Government does not accept paper applications any more. The USA Government implemented the electronic registration system in 2003, beginning with DV-2005 Lottery in order to make the Green Card DV-Lottery process more efficient and secure. The USA Government utilizes special technology and other means to identify those who commit fraud for the purposes of illegal immigration or those who submit multiple entries. Submitting multiple entries will get you disqualified. The on-line registration process is a fast, secure and reliable three step process that you are required to use, if you want to register for the American Green Card DV Lottery.

The Green Card Diversity Visa Lottery process:

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  • Take the test to ensure you qualify to enter the DV-Lottery
  • Pay the administrative DV-Lottery Application fee
  • Receive your registration number and password to your account
  • Log into to your account and complete/change your information
  • Provide/upload photos of your self and any co-applicant
  • Submit your Green Card DV-Lottery application
  • Check on-line, if you won your Green Card in the Lottery


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Green Card DV-Lottery History

The congressionally mandated Diversity Visa Green Card Lottery Program that is administered on an annual basis by the Department of State and conducted based on United States law, specifically Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This law provides for a class of immigrants known as diversity immigrants, with visas made available to persons from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States. For fiscal year 2024, 50,000 green cards will be available. A Green Card is also know as permanent resident card.

Green Card DV-Lottery Test

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To ensure you qualify for this years Green Card DV Lottery, you must pass the eligibility test. If you qualify, you can register to enter the DV-2026 Green Card DV-Lottery.