DV-2026 | Diversity Visa Lottery | 2024 Green Card Lottery

President Joe Biden

Each year the United States Government grants 50,000 permanent resident cards to people from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the US. To qualify for the immigration visa Lottery, you must meet two basic requirements. Note, this year’s (2024) Green Card Lottery is called the DV2026 Lottery. Winners of this years lottery will be entitled to enter the United States in 2026 on their new permanent resident card also popularly known as a green card. Everyone worldwide can enter the Green Card Lottery, as long as they meet two simple, but strict requirements. People born in countries who sent more than 50,000 immigrants to the United States of America over the past five years are not allowed to enter the Diversity Visa Lottery, the Green Card Lottery Requirements details a list of countries who’s nationals are not allowed to enter the Green Card Lottery this year, the list of countries changes every year. So just because the country you were born in is on the list this year does not mean it will be on the list next year.

We are now Accepting DV-2026 Registrations.


Electronic Green Card Lottery Registration

Green Card Lottery applications are only accepted on-line, the United States of America Government does not accept paper applications. The United States of America Government implemented the electronic registration system in 2003, beginning with the DV-2005 Lottery. This was changed to make the Green Card Lottery process efficient and secure. The United States of America utilizes special technology to identify those those who submit multiple entries or who commit fraud for the purposes of illegal immigration to the US. If you submit multiple entries you will get disqualified. On-line green card lottery registration is a fast, reliable and secure three step process that you are required to use, if you want to register for the American Green Card Lottery.

The Green Card Diversity Visa Lottery process:

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  • Take the test to ensure you qualify to enter the Lottery
  • Pay the administrative 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 Lottery application
  • Check on-line, if you won your Green Card in the Lottery


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Green Card Lottery History

The United States of America Department of State administers on an annual basis the congressionally mandated Diversity Visa Lottery Program. The Department of State conducts this visa lottery based on United States law, specifically Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The Immigration and Nationality Act provides for a class of immigrants known as diversity visa immigrants, with visas made available to persons from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States of America. For the fiscal year 2026, 50,000 permanent resident cards will be available for successful applicants. A permanent resident card is popularly known as a Green Card due to it green color.

Green Card Lottery Test

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