Each year, individuals from eligible countries may apply for a green card
at no charge at the US
State Department website. Instructions on how to apply for
the green card lottery are posted each year at the US
State Department website. If you need help with your application,
Immigration Law Offices can process your application for you. Our
fee is $100 US, payable by check or credit card. Click here to begin.
||In order to qualify for the green card lottery,
(1) be born in a qualifying
country, or, if you are not native-born, you may claim
your native-born spouse's country of birth, or your parents'
country of birth, if neither of your
parents were born or resided in that country at your time
(2) hold either a high school
diploma or at least two years of job experience in a job requiring
a minimum of two years of training or experience
Please Note: A job offer is
NOT necessary to be eligible for this program.
DV-2011, natives of the following countries were NOT eligible to
apply because they sent a total of more than 50,000 immigrants to the US over the period of the previous five years:
Please Note: Persons born in Hong
Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Taiwan are eligible to apply.
- China (mainland-born)
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- South Korea
- United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories
DV 2011 Application Instructions
The spouse or child under the age of 21 of the holder of an
immigrant or nonimmigrant visa, who is accompanying them to