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DV-Lottery Visa Fees.

1:25 PM 6/4/2016

American Diversity visa lottery Processing fees for DV-2017.

DV-2017 visa lottery winners will be called for their interviews according to their case numbers where the lowest case numbers will be called for the interview first. Primary applicant and each of his dependants must pay this visa processing fee on the day of their interview to the consular office and can obtain the receipt for their payment.

Never send money by postal mail, Moneygram, Westernunion or by bank draft to get American visas.
Diversity visa processing fee is US$ 330 (Non Refundable) or in equivalent in local currency. It should be paid by the winners who had been called for the interview. They must pay the processing fees ONLY to the USA Consular office according to their instructions, on the day of their interview for them and each of her/his dependants whose names had been included in the application form.

DV Lottery Winner Staying in the USA.

If you are selected as a winner for the DV-2017 or DV-2018 visa lottery program while being in the USA, you and your dependants must pay the fees as mentioned above, to change your current status to LPR status through the USCIS, when your case numbers are current in any given month.

Diversity visa processing fee is a compulsory one for each of the selected winners who are going to face their interview under this program. The fees can be paid in US Dollar or in local currency according to the US Embassy instructions. Those winners staying in the USA must pay it according to the USCIS instructions.

Without paying these processing fees the cases will not be processed. If for any reason your visas are rejected, the visa fees will not be refunded to you. So take utmost care to see whether you meet all the requirements to be issued with the required American entry permits to you.

Affidavit of Support Review $88 (only when reviewed domestically).

According to the US Embassy web site in Sri Lanka, "The Diversity Visa application fee is currently US$330 (Rs.44, 600) per person. The application fee is the only fee required and it is to be paid to the U.S. Embassy at the time of the interview."

Those who had obtained Visas under the DV lottery must pay another processing fees through online.(US$165).

WASHINGTON, On Feb. 1, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin collecting a new USCIS Immigrant Fee of $165 from foreign nationals whom are seeking permanent residence in the United States. This new fee was established in USCIS's final rule adjusting fees for immigration applications and petitions announced on Sept. 24, 2010. The fees should be paid through their online website using your pin number issued by the embassy after your visas were issued by them.