U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery Program

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 - 11:09



The United States Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2015 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will be accepting on-line applications from tomorrow.


Diversity Visa Lottery online applications will be accepted from 9:30 PM local time on October 1, 2013, until 9:30 PM on November 2, 2013.


The Diversity Visa Lottery is an annual program that allows randomly selected applicants who were born in qualifying countries - including Sri Lanka and Maldives - the opportunity to interview for an immigrant visa, and if they are qualified for immigrant visas, to become legal permanent residents of the United States.


The online application for the Diversity Visa Lottery is completely free. The applicants are instructed to visit www.dvlottery.state.gov to apply for the Diversity Visa Lottery

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