Diversity Visa

Instructions for the 2023 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2023)

The Department of State is pleased to announce dates for the DV-2023 Diversity Visa Program registration period.  Applicants must submit entries for the DV-2023 program electronically at dvprogram.state.gov between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (19:00 Romania time), Wednesday, October 6, 2021, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (19:00 Romania time), Tuesday, November 9, 2021.

Important:  All principal entrants must provide information from a valid, unexpired passport at the time of DV entry.  This requirement applies to the principal entrant only, not to dependents.  Entrants must submit a recent photo taken within the last six months that is compliant with specifications published in the DV-2023 Instructions.

The online registration is free!

Complete instructions can be found on the Department of State’s public webpage at usvisas.state.gov/dv/instructions.

Instructions for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2022)

The Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2022 Diversity Visa Program. Applicants must submit entries for the DV-2022 program electronically at dvprogram.state.gov between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (19:00 Romania time), Wednesday, October 7, 2020, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (19:00 Romania time), Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

Important: All principal entrants must provide information from a valid, unexpired passport at the time of DV entry. This requirement applies to the principal entrant only, not to dependents. Entrants must submit a recent photo taken within the last six months that is compliant with specifications published in the DV-2022 Instructions.

The online registration is free!

Complete instructions can be found on the Department of State’s public webpage at usvisas.state.gov/dv/instructions.