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2022 Qualified Countries for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program DV-2024

Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

2022 Qualified Countries for the DV Lottery Program DV-2024: the following countries can participate in the 2022 DV Lottery (DV-2024). The list is updated every September, so please check for updates if your country of birth is not among the qualifying countries.

If your native country is not on the list, but your spouse was born in an eligible country, you may claim your spouse’s native country of birth rather than your own. For example, if you were born in an excluded country such as Mexico, you may still apply if your spouse was born in a qualifying country listed below.

Also, if you were born in an ineligible country but neither of your parents was born or resided there at the time of your birth, you may claim the native country of one of your parents. For example, if one of your parents was born in Australia and the other was born in France, but you were born in Canada while your parents were visiting Canada but had not established residency in Canada, you could claim Australia or France as your Native qualifying country.

Please get your application submitted for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program as soon as possible. Apply online for the DV Lottery today to get the best chance of being selected so you can live and work permanently in the United States of America.

Qualified Countries for the DV Lottery Program

Australia & Oceania

Australia (Including components and dependent areas overseas), Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand (Including components and dependent areas overseas), Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.


Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Macau S.A.R., Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Persons born in the areas administered prior to June 1967 by Israel, Jordan, Syria, and Egypt are chargeable, respectively, to Israel, Jordan, Syria, and Egypt. Persons born in the Gaza Strip are chargeable to Egypt; persons born in the West Bank are chargeable to Jordan; persons born in the Golan Heights are chargeable to Syria.

Macau S.A.R. (Europe region, chargeable to Portugal) and Taiwan (Asia region) do qualify and are listed. For the purposes of the diversity program only, persons born in Macau S.A.R. derive eligibility from Portugal. Persons born in the Habomai Islands, Shikotan, Kunashiri, and Etorofu are chargeable to Japan. Persons born in Southern Sakhalin are chargeable to Russia.

Natives of the following Asia Region countries are not eligible for this year’s Diversity Visa program: Bangladesh, China (including Hong Kong), India, Pakistan, South Korea, Philippines, and Vietnam.


Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Tee, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

African countries not qualified for this diversity program:


Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark (including components and dependent areas overseas), Estonia, Finland, France (including components and dependent areas overseas), Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands (including components and dependent areas overseas), Northern Ireland, Norway (including components and dependent areas overseas), Poland, Portugal (including components and dependent areas overseas), Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vatican City

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European countries not qualified for this year’s diversity program:

Great Britain (United Kingdom) includes the following dependent areas: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, St. Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands. Note that for purposes of the diversity program only, Northern Ireland is treated separately; Northern Ireland does qualify and is listed among the qualifying areas

North America

In North America, Canada does not qualify for this year’s Diversity program.

South America, Central America, and the Caribbean

Antigua And Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Grenada, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panam, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, The Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay

Countries that do not qualify for this year’s diversity Visa Green Card program:

Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Venezuela.


Your country has qualified to take part in the Electronic Green Card Program thus giving you the opportunity to apply. A Green Card allows you to legally work and reside in the United States permanently!

If you are a lucky selectee, it will not only be you personally who will be graded a Green Card. Green Cards will also be issued to your spouse and all children under the age of twenty-one.

The program is officially called the Electronic Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (popularly known as the Green Card Program).

The program’s objective is to issue Green Cards to individuals born in countries with historically low levels of immigration to the United States.

The draw will take place through a random computer-generated draw monitored and verified by the US State Department.

  • A Green Card is a Permanent Residence Visa of The United States
  • A Green Card is a Permanent Residence Visa of The United States

The Visa Program (Electronic Diversity Immigrant Visa Program) was created by the Immigration Act of 1990 and signed into law by President George Bush. The DV Program is 100% legal and sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

When you make your application through US Green Card Office, we will guarantee that:

  1. you will not be disqualified due to errors and omissions in your application form. Last year over 65% of all applications were disqualified due to errors and omissions in their application. When using our service, you are 100% guaranteed your application will not be disqualified.
  2. your application will be submitted 100% error-free and always on time.
  3. your personal information will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. US GREEN CARD OFFICE holds a website identity assurance warranty of $1,000,000 and all our transactions are made with 2048-bit digital signatures & 256-bit encryption. Your data is safe with us.

When you have completed the “Apply Today” section and made your payment, all you need to do is to upload photos of yourself and your family to your application. We will take care of everything else. You will be advised directly from US Green Card Office if you are one of the lucky selectees of this year’s Green Card Program in the United States. Find out more about the Malaysia visa lottery 2023 online application and requirements

We are delighted that you have chosen to apply for a Green Card via the US Green Card Offices value-added immigration service.
Obtaining a Green Card will give you the legal right to permanently live, work, or study in the United States of America.

Applying is an excellent opportunity to get a Green Card. Our immigration team is looking forward to assisting you and your family
in starting a new life in the USA. Please carefully submit all the required information in the Diversity Visa Immigrant Application form below.

You are always welcome to contact our immigration team using the help section above if you have any questions about moving to the United States. Click the link below to apply for the Qualified Countries for the DV Lottery Program official portal.


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