Diversity Visa Information

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Diversity Visa Program 2021

The statutorily-mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available a limited number of diversity (DVs) each year to persons who meet strict eligibility requirements from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. 

 As in previous years, up to 50,000 visas are available for DV-2021.

Countries whose natives are ineligible for DV-2021 are BANGLADESH, BRAZIL, CANADA, CHINA (mainland-born), COLOMBIA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HAITI, INDIA, JAMAICA, MEXICO, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN, PHILIPPINES, SOUTH KOREA, UNITED KINGDOM (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and VIETNAM.

For additional information on online registration and diversity visa program instructions please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate/diversity-visa-program-entry/diversity-visa-instructions.html