Good news for those who wish to move to the United States: On September 7, 2023, the relevant agency announced the opening of the Green Card Lottery, also known as the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery, for the year 2024. The application period will begin on October 4, 2023, and the closing date has not been specified yet but is expected to be open for approximately one month. This lottery will randomly select 55,000 lucky winners, just like in previous years.
Eligibility requirements for the U.S. Green Card Lottery:
- Must be 18 years old or older.
- Must have completed at least a high school education or its equivalent.
- If education is less than high school, then you must have at least two years of work experience within the last five years in an occupation that requires at least two years of training or experience.
- No visa is required to enter.
- If you have ever overstayed a visa in the United States, you must wait until your ban is lifted before applying.
- No history of contagious diseases or criminal records.
- Must have a valid, unexpired passport at the time of application.
Interested individuals can apply at https://dvprogram.state.gov.
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