Frequently asked questions about the DV lottery
How to apply for the Green card lottery?
Are there additional fees?
When I can apply for the Diversity Visa program?
How to check the status of my visa application?
Why to participate in the Green card DV lottery?
Do I have to be married to participate in the lottery?
If I do not have marriage with my girlfriend/boyfriend, can we go together in the US?
If I have a marriage do I have to use the family registration?
Who can participate in the Diversity Visa Lottery?
Do i need to speak English to participate in the visa lottery?
Can I apply in the visa lottery more than once?
I want to know more about the Diversity Visa Lottery!
Why there is a fee for participating in the dv lottery?
Which family members should be included in the visa applications?
Do I have to emigrate with my family when I win Green card?
How do I know if I won USA visa?
How and when to send the required photos?
What if there is a mistake in my visa application?
If you have any question not listed here or just want some more information about the green card lottery requirements, feel free to contact our experts through our CONTACT FORM!
You can apply for the DV lottery program from our registration page, we will make sure that everything is as required (and we will correct it if it’s not).
There is no addition fees. You just need to pay one time the fee for Individual registration which is $25 USD and if you choose the family registration the fee will be $35 USD
USA visa applications can be submitted only for short period after September (for example – for DV-2012 – from 1st of October until 30th of October) but you can apply at any time through us! – Winavisa.com is open for registrations 365 days a year.
When your account is activated you can login in Winavisa.com and check your visa application status. When we submit your application we will give you unique identification number which is used to check if you win the Diversity visa lottery.
The winners will be chosen on random basis by computer on 1st of May each year.
This is the easiest way to obtain US permanent resident status, so you can live and work in the United States. It is also the best way to get a USA citizenship.
It is not necessary to be in marriage to apply through our family registration for green card. The family registration is one application on a lower price that two individual registrations. It can be used from families, unmarried couples and even from brothers and sisters, two friends, father/son, mother/son/ and so on.
If one of you win a green card, the other one of you can not go to the US automatically. Only married couples can go together in the USA. If the winner of American green card immigrate to the US the other partner can apply for visa if you get married after the winning of green card. The only option for you to go together in United States without marriage is if you both win a green card from the lottery.
You can use also the individual registration. But we recommend using the family registration, because it gives you double change. It does not matter who will win the lottery – you or your spouse/husband, all your family can move to the USA.
If you were born in a country from the “LIST OF COUNTRIES QUALIFIED FOR GREEN CARD” and you have successfully completed secondary education, you qualify for the DV lottery. You can check the FULL GREEN CARD LOTTERY REQUIREMENTS for more information.
No you don’t need. You can apply in the DV lottery even if you don`t speak English. However it is better to have at least basic knowledge of English, so you can adapt easily in the new environment.
No, you can’t. If you apply for visa more than once you will be disqualified (the systems is automated)
Each year the USA Department provide 50.000 Green Cards. All winners and their families receive permission to live and work in the USA! The winners are randomly selected from all applications. The only way to apply for green card is through electronic visa application form.
The fee you pay is because we revise, correct and send your visa application and photos as the dv lottery requirements. Then you can be sure that your application will be valid.
You must include the name, birthday and birth country of your spouse (if you are married) and all children (each unmarried child under 21 years old, including all legally adopted children and stepchildren, even if a child no longer resides with you or you do not intend for a child to immigrate with you under the DV lottery program).
No, your family is not obligated to immigrate with you. It is up to you.
When you win USA visa you will get a notification letter by mail from the USCIS. Also we will notify you by mail and phone.
You can send your pictures at any time. There are two options available – you can upload them with the “upload button” when you fill your visa application or if you don’t have the required photos by the Green Card lottery, you can send them to us at later stage to our e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org See GREEN CARD PHOTO REQUIREMENTS for more information.
After we activate your account your visa application is revised by our experts and if there is mistake we will correct it, so your application to meet the requirements of the Green card lottery. If there is missing information we will notify you to fill it, so you won’t be disqualified.