DV 2023 Diversity Visa Program has opened for general public of eligible countries. DV 2023 Diversity Visa Program is one of the best way to get PR of America (USA). Applicants who want to apply for DV 2023, can apply from 12:00 PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 6, 2021 to 12:00 PM EDT (GMT -5) on November 9, 2021. The application form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only. So, you can apply before one week of deadline. It will be safe for your confirmation. The application will not be accepted through the U.S. Postal service.
DV-2023 Entry Instructions
Before applying DV 2023, it will be better if you read DV-2023 Entry Instructionscarefully.It will help you to apply valid entries for DV Lottery 2023. The DV 2023 Diversity Visa Program is easy and free for all who is eligible. Individuals who submit more than one application form during the registration period will be disqualified. So, you need to submit only one form.
You can find the English version of the DV-2023 Program Instructions in PDF format file which is the official version. You can find here the unofficial translations in additional languages in below table.
DV-2023 Translations (unofficial)
Confirm Your Qualifications
The Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) program requires the primary applicant for a DV to have a high school diploma or equivalent, or two years of qualified work experience as required by United States law.
If you do not have the required training or qualified work experience, you are not entitled to a diversity visa. (Only you, the primary applicant, must meet this requirement. Your spouse and children do not have to meet this requirement). You should consider suspending a DV application if you do not meet the qualified education or work experience requirements set out below – you may not be eligible for a diversity visa, and the fees you pay for the visa application are non-refundable.
Secondary Education: A secondary education means the successful completion of formal elementary and secondary education comparable to 12 years of study in the United States.
Only formal courses meet this requirement; Certificates of equivalence (such as G.E.D.) are not accepted.
Work Experience – To qualify with work experience, you must have two years of experience in a job in the past five years that, as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor, requires at least two years of education or experience , called Work Zone 4 or 5, classified in a Specific Vocational Preparation (SVP) of 7.0 or higher.
The US Department of Labor provides information on job duties, knowledge and skills, education and training, and other job characteristics on its website at http://www.onetonline.org/. The O * Net online database groups professional experience into five “work zones”. While many occupations are listed, only two years of experience in certain specific occupations will qualify an individual for a diversity visa.
How to find qualified professions on the Ministry of Labor website: IT qualified professions are displayed in O * Net in the O * Net online database of the Ministry of Labor. If you are on O * Net Online, follow these steps to find out if your job qualifies you for a diversity visa:
Under “Find Jobs”, select “Working Family” from the drop-down menu;
Then search for “professional family.” (For example, select Architecture and Engineering) and click “GO”;
Then click on the link for your specific occupation. (Select Aerospace Engineers as an example. At the bottom of this aerospace engineering summary report, in the Work Zone section, you will find designated work zone 4, SVP area, 7.0 to <8.0. This means that Aerospace Engineering in this example is a qualified profession.)
Passport Requirement: Beginning with entry for DV2021, Ministry of Foreign Affairs regulations require all immigrants to provide a valid passport number at the time of DV entry, unless they cannot Obtain a passport and are limited to one of the three exceptions falls. The passport must be valid for international travel. Internal passports issued by some countries are not valid for DV entry. You should consider not submitting a DV application if you provided an incorrect or invalid passport number on your DV list, or if you chose an exemption from the passport requirement and did not qualify for that exemption as you might A diversity visa is not eligible and no, the fees you pay for the visa application will not be refunded. (Only you, the primary applicant, must meet this requirement. Your spouse and children do not have to meet this requirement).
Passport Exemptions: State Department regulations provide for three limited passport exemptions. .
These three exemptions include: stateless persons, citizens of a communist-controlled country who cannot obtain a passport from the government of the communist-controlled country, and beneficiaries of individual exemptions approved by the Minister of National Security and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. If you selected one of these exceptions on your DV list, you will need to explain how to comply with one of the three exceptions. The exceptions only apply to people who cannot obtain a passport. If you chose an exemption due to a delay in issuing a passport, whether that delay was your responsibility or not, you will not be eligible for an exemption and may not be eligible for a diversity visa. You should consider not submitting a DV application if you have selected one of the exceptions on your DV list and you are not actually in any of the exempt categories, as you may not be eligible for a diversity visa and fees, the visa you applied for. it is not refundable.
Stateless: Statelessness is generally a rare situation. If on your DV entry you checked the box corresponding to this exemption, you must provide evidence to establish that you did not acquire the nationality of your country of birth under the laws of that country and that you do not have any other nationality.
Nationals of a Communist controlled country: If, on your DV entry, you checked the box corresponding to this exemption, you must provide evidence to establish that you are unable to obtain a passport from the government of your country of nationality.
Beneficiaries of individual waivers: If, on your DV entry, you checked the box corresponding to this exemption, you must provide evidence that you are unable to obtain a passport, and the reason you should receive an individual passport waiver, such as:
1) A previous U.S. visa issued to you on form DS232 because you were unable to obtain a passport, and that the same reasons that you previously sought a passport waiver still apply;
2) Form I193 approved by USCIS because you were unable to obtain a passport, and that the same reasons that you previously sought a passport waiver still apply; or
3) Documentation showing that you have been granted refugee status in a country other than your country of nationality