DV Lottery Help

DV Lottery for South Africa.

8:37 PM 9/19/2021

South Africa born people can participate in the American Diversity Visa Lottery Program. But they must have High School Degree and Valid International Passport. It doesn't matter where they are living today or what kind of passport they are holding, their birth place is the important thing to participate in this draw. Also they must meet the basic education/work experience to submit entries in this draw. Those people who are Stateless can select the choice in the Application form, if they don't have a Passport.

DV Lottery

South Africa born people can submit entries for this year's visa lottery program DV-2023 which is officially administrated by the Government of United States with the endorsement of their U.S Senate House. US Embassy is operating in Pretoria to look after the interests of the US citizens and to provide diplomatic services. Also they provide visa services including the selected winners' processing too.

Foreigners Living in South Africa.
Lot of African country people are living here as refugees and illegal immigrants. All the African country people can participate in this draw except to Nigeria born people. They too can participate using their eligible country born Spouse birth country. All the participants must provide their valid International passport details in the E-DV Application Form. Those who are stateless otherwise stated they can use the Passport Exemption and have to select any of the below mentioned option.

  • I am not required to submit passport information because I am:Stateless (no nationality)
  • A national of a Communist-controlled country, and unable to obtain a passport from my government.
  • Unable to obtain a passport, and have received an individual waiver of the passport requirement by the Secretary of Homeland Security or Secretary of State.
    Also they must agree to " I understand that if it is later determined I am not exempt from the passport requirement, I may be disqualified from the Diversity Visa program."


Eligibility. Applicants Eligibility

Required Education: Senior Certificate. Completion of 6th Form/year 12 in South Africa.
Work Experience: Under Grade 7 employment standards as set by the U.S. Department of Labor. Use the Onet web page to check your work eligibility.
Apply Here.
Check DV Results Here.

DV-2022 Selected Winners.

  • Online Visa Application for Winners DS-260. Here.
  • Visa Fees: Here
  • Visa Interview: Here
  • Affidavit of Support I-134. Here

Paying the processing fees DOES NOT GUARANTEE that you will be issued with the visas as you still need to proof your eligibility to qualify during the interview. You will lose your visa processing fees and the visas, if you were found not eligible for it. You can't complaint anywhere regarding the visa refusal.
Kentucky Consular Center Information Here.
The KCC telephone number is 606-526-7500 (7:30am until 4:00pm EST), or send an E-mail inquiry to KCCDV@state.gov with your case number.

After checking the result in the month of May, keep the confirmation number till next September when draw is officially closed.