EDV stands for Electronic Diversity Visa. Every year the United States awards the United States Permanent Resident Card to thousands of people. This permanent resident card is also known as the Green Card. This resident card is awarded via a lottery program. Like all other years, millions of people have applied for Electronic Diversity Visa this year too. EDV 2020 expects 50,000 immigrants from all over the world. The selections will be finalised by September 2018. The application deadline for EDV 2020 is estimated to start from October 2018 to November 2018 (DV 2020 opening date).
The period for the entry registration for the EDV 2020 was extended from October 3, 2018, to November 6, 2018. The entrants shall be able to check their status starting at noon (EDT) on May 2, 2019. If you have entered into the lottery program, make sure to keep your confirmation number until at least September 30, 2020. Despite not being selected in the early dates, there are chances for your name to come if the positions are still vacant.
EDV 2020 DV Lottery 2020
You can browse through information on Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery including the updates on lottery at the website: https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/
DV lottery application form 2020
You may check your Entrant Status at the website: https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/ESC/
DV lottery.state.gov history
The concept of Diversity Visa was devised with the vision of making the United States a multicultural nation. Like EDV 2018, EDV 2019 and EDV 2020, DV programs will be helping millions immigrate to the United States in the previous years. In the initial years, Diversity Visas were awarded in different ways. The United States started offering temporary immigration visas from 1986. The current form of awarding Diversity Visa through lottery was for the fiscal year 1995. It was named DV-1. For the years to follow till 1999, the DV lottery program was named in the format DV-YY. From 2000, the program started being named DV-YYYY. For DV program of each fiscal year, the entry period for the lottery begins almost two years before. Till DV-98, 55,000 immigrations were awarded while, 50,000 immigrations are being awarded from DV-99. Till DV-2004, the DV lottery program was administered via mail. From DV-2005, the lottery program has moved online. For DV 2020 (EDV 2020) also, all the entries will be made online. The entrants can check their status online.
DV lottery 2020 eligible countries
There are requirements to enter the Diversity Visa lottery program. All the entrants for EDV 2019 also had to abide by the norms and requirements. For those who have entered but do not fulfill requirements eventually get rejected despite being one of the winners in the lottery program. The lottery is awarded to almost double to some immigration the United States will have. This is to make sure all 50,000 diversity visas are eventually given each year. Some applicants end up being unqualified while some decide not to continue. So, the program selects more than 100,000 applicants. The number of awardees, however, depends upon the existing number of immigrants in the United States. This lottery program intends to bring nationals from the countries with low immigration to the United States. Based on the existing population and other diplomatic norms, nations of some nations are ineligible to apply for Diversity Visa lottery.
DV lottery 2020 ineligible countries
Nations which are ineligible for EDV 2020 are Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and Vietnam.
EDV result notice for all result awaiting edv applicants
You can check latest EDV result on https://wapnepal.com.np/edv-result/.
How to apply EDV 2020 online from home?
EDV, which is known as the electronic Diversity Visa for USA is open to certain countries every year. It is a type of lottery as the selection is made randomly from the total applicant from all over the world. To apply EDV 2020 is completely free and there is no charge at all while apply for the EDV lottery form.
EDV 2020 program opens in October 3rd, 2018 on 9:45 PM Nepali time. EDV 2020 program ends in November 6, 2018 on 10:45 PM Nepali time. In Nepali, the EDV 2020 opening date is Ashoj 17 and EDV 2020 ending date is Kartik 20.
If you meet the criteria that are provided by the USA then anyone can apply for the EDV and it can be done from home also. Filling EDV form is a very easy process and it can be completed within 15 minutes. On the process of applying for the EDV, it seems challenging to meet the standard criteria for the photo as we all may not be the professional in taking and making the photograph that is suggested by EDV lottery department.
EDV 2020 officially opens in October 3, 2018
Except for the photograph, there is no hurdle while applying an EDV form from home too. If you have internet access and if you know the website where you can get the form then you definitely can fill up the form your self. To apply EDV application form we need to get into the official site EDV that is https://dvlottery.state.gov/ where we get the application form to apply for the EDV every year. The EDV form is normally open on 5-10th of October and last for 30 days. Whereas the result is published after 6 months from the time we have applied EDV form. we can check the status of our result once the result is declared by the government by using the same unique code that is provided to us at the time of submitting the online EDV form.
EDV 2020 new requirement
Once we get the EDV entrant form, we can start up with the personal detail. To be eligible to apply for the EDV form one has to at least complete the higher secondary level education that is equivalent to +2 in the context of Nepal. In the same way, you need to clearly provide the home address and other detail according to the information that is available on your citizenship card. All the detail can be filled from your home with the help of the internet access and then provide the photo according to it is being specified for the DV lottery that is 300px to 414px. Once you complete filling the form you can check the detail that you have provided may contain any error.
Submit EDV form
Once the checking is done you can submit the online form you have to wait until the DV confirmation is code is available. Once we get the DV confirmation code, there you will have the various information like the detail of the applicant and the code that is essential to check the result of EDV later on. If you lose the confirmation code paper than to will have trouble checking the result so it is better to print the confirmation code page and keep it safe. You also need to make sure that the window of the application applied is open until you get the confirmation code and you print it the right way. So you have to make sure while filling the EDV form from home you need to be able to print the confirmation code page or make sure you save it somewhere safe so that you can retain at the need of it.
EDV 2020 is free
This is how one can simply fill up the online EDV form from home without spending even a single rupee and make sure you did not pay any money to anyone as it is completely free to apply for the EDV from Nepal.