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Correcting Error in DV Lottery Application Form is allowed before to submitting it at the final stage during the application period. Once the E-DV Application Form is submitted and shown with the "Success Page" with the "Confirmation Number" (Ticket), there after you are not allowed to correct any errors. American diversity visa lottery program provides the online application form for to apply for the DV program every year. It will be available for 30 - 34 days only. A person can submit only one entry with his name as primary applicant. The DV application form should be treated as a visa application form when you are filling it. You are not allowed to correct the errors in it once you had submitted the entry in to the draw.
Applicants must consider that filling the DV entry form is actually a process of applying for an Immigrant visa and don't think that it is for the visa lottery program. It is necessary to take utmost care to provide all the true information when filling the diversity visa lottery application form.
Before you start entering your details in the online application form, fill it with correct information and it should be 100% true. You can't blame certain errors on other people as you are the one responsible for the provided details. It is clearly stated in the Green Card Lottery instructions.
When filling the application form, if found any errors in it, don't try to use the back button of the browser to go back. To correct it use the specially given "Go to the Part 1 or Part 2" button in that application form.
Minor errors like spelling mistake in the name can be normally accepted at the time of the interview, if it is felt as human error by the interviewing consular officer. Accepting such errors is totally at his mercy as to accept it or to reject it.
Country of birth, not meeting the education or work experience and not including eligible dependants will be taken as serious violation and will result in visa application rejection.
Correcting the errors of the spouse, children names, date, and place of birth, email or addresses in the submitted entry forms too can't be corrected. Likewise you can't add your spouse details or any of your children's details once your entry had been accepted by the system. And this is a serious error.
Also take note that if you didn't include your spouse or any of your eligible child is a violation and you will be eliminated from the draw, once the fault is found out by them.
Correct those errors before you submit the E-DV entry or stop processing with the winning.
If any important field is left blank and the form is submitted, system will return it back with RED color warning. That can be filled and submitted back successfully in to the draw.
So it is your duty to check all the information for spelling errors before you submit it.
If you had made an error in the entry form and if you are selected for the program, Consular officer, will decide on it, at the time of your visa interview.
Errors: When actually born in Bangladesh and selecting your birth country as Kenya can't be corrected.
This entry will be eliminated from the draw as your birth country is not eligible to participate in this draw.
Lot of people used to mark University Degree in the Application Form. Actually they are University students.
After submitting the E-DV entry only they used to realize that they had chosen the wrong one for their education level.
This is the question you are answering in the DV application form, "What is the highest level of education you have achieved, as of today?"
Those who had marked the wrong one have to wait for the visa interview, if you are being selected for the draw.
The final decision will be taken by the interviewing Consular Officer to ignore it not.
DV-2022 Program is now provides Results for the DV 2022 program online.
The DV-2020 program was closed officially on 30th September 2020.
Next Expected Results in the year 2022 is for DV-2023.
Current American visa draw taking place in this year 2021 is DV-2023.