Diversity Visa 2025: US Announces Green Card Lottery Dates

The US Department of State has revealed the eagerly awaited dates for the Diversity Visa 2025 (DV-2025) program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery.

Here’s a breakdown of how to check your status and apply for this coveted opportunity.

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Announcement of Winners

The names of fortunate Green Card Lottery winners, who stand to receive up to 55,000 coveted cards, will be unveiled on May 12 at 12 pm (EDT).

Managed by the US Department of State, this lottery selects individuals from countries with low immigration rates to the US.

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How to Verify Your Status

Applicants for the DV-2025 program can verify the status of their applications by inputting confirmation details on the official website of the US Department of State.

The verification process kicks off on May 4 at noon (EDT). Remember to keep your confirmation number handy until September 30, 2025, for future reference.

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Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the US Diversity Visa 2025 program,

applicants must meet two primary requirements:

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Country of Birth

Applicants must be born in countries eligible for the DV-2025 program. Eligible countries can be checked on the official DV 2025 program website.


Education or Work Experience

Applicants must possess either a high school degree or two years of work experience within the past five years in a profession requiring a minimum of two years of training.


Application Process

Applying for a US Green Card through the Diversity Immigrant Visa 2025 Program involves filing Form I-485. Here’s a list of documents you’ll need to complete the form:

  • Two passport-style photos
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record
  • Copy of passport page with nonimmigrant visa (if applicable)
  • Copy of passport page with admission (entry) or parole stamp (if applicable)
  • Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record
  • Certified copies of court records (if applicable)
  • Copy of the principal applicant’s selection letter for the diversity visa lottery from DOS
  • Copy of the receipt from DOS for the diversity visa lottery processing fee

Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (if applicable)

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Applicable fees

With these guidelines,

prospective applicants can navigate the process effectively to seize this opportunity for a chance at permanent residency in the United States.

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