The 2023 US green card lottery portal has been opened for prospective entrants who wish to live and work in the United States of America to apply. The registration portal was official opened by the US State Department today, 6th October 2021.
Citizens of the following countries do not qualify for entering into the US lottery scheme. They include Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (including Hong Kong SAR), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, Venezuela, and Vietnam.
How to participate
Individuals who wish to apply for green card Visa through the US lottery should be from an eligible country that is, must not be a citizen of the counties mentioned above.
Again, the entrant must also have either at least a high school education or two years work experience in an occupation that requires at least two years of training or experience to perform.
The lottery is opened from now to November 9,2021, for all eligible entrants.
Date for results release
Results of winners and the rest will be released on May 8, 2022.
Note :Winners will be required to submit entries for US permanent residency, undergo background checks and interviews before they can immigrate to the US as permanent resident.
Furthermore, winners who pass the interview process will be eligible to migrate to the US along with their qualifying relatives as green card holders beginning in 2023.
How to apply
Before you click on the APPLY, note that the entry form will only be available for submission during the opening period. Entries will not be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service. However, everything is done online only.