You must be a native of a qualifying country!

You must be a native of a country with a low immigration rate to the United States of America to qualify for the Diversity Visa Program

People born in countries with high U.S. immigration are excluded from the program.


The list of qualifying countries changes yearly, so if your country is not on the list, please check the following year. The list is updated each year in October.

Please check the list of countries that qualify here:

Please note that eligibility is determined only by the country of birth, not based on country of citizenship or current residence. Also, you can apply with whatever passport you hold.

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