FAQ about the Green Card Visa Lottery USA
What is the Green Card lottery?
The US Green Card Lottery is officially held by the State Department of United States once a year. The goal of the lottery is to attract active immigrants and maintain the multi-nationality of the US population. The natives of most countries of the world can participate in the Green Card lottery. Winning in the Green card lottery is the most common way to immigrate to the United States. Almost everyone can participate in DV-lottery. The lottery winners spend a relatively small amount of money before entering the US. Knowledge of English for an immigration visa is required. There are no special requirements for education or work experience of participants. But, you need to pay attention to the fact that the winners need to find housing and work independently. All other concerns that arise in the process of immigration also falls on their own shoulders. You must only rely on yourself and your friends. Those who can travel with the DV lottery winner to the United States are the winner’s spouse (even if the marriage is concluded after winning) and their children under the age of 21 years.
Are there any age requirements for participation in the Green Card Lottery?
No, the official rules of the Green Card Lottery do not indicate the age of the participants. The main requirement is to have completed secondary education. Thus, it follows from this that the minimum age of a participant with a completed secondary education for a lot of countries may be 17-18 years.
Do I need official work experience to participate in DV Lottery?
If you do not have a minimum of complete secondary education, confirmed by a diploma, then you need 2 years experience in the last 5 years in a specialty that requires a minimum of 2 years of study or work experience to participate in the Green Card Lottery.
Can I apply for the Green Card Lottery in the USA?
Yes, you can apply for participation in the Green Card Lottery, being in the United States or any other country. It does not matter.
Does participation in the Green Card Lottery affect US travel visas?
No, it does not. After submitting an application for participation in the Green Card Lottery, you can apply for a tourist or other type of visa. And you have a chance to get it, subject to the requirements for these visas.
If you have already applied for another immigration visa, is it possible to participate in the US Green Card Lottery?
Yes, you can.