EDV 2020 is diversity visa by the united states of America to increase work force diversity, cultural diversity in the states. It allows citizens from eligible countries to live and work in America for infinite period.
The minimum qualification for applying for EDV is completion of high school education. For those who missed the EDV for 2019, you can now apply for EDV 2020 who entry period will start from October 2018. The entry period usually lasts for one months.
The EDV result will publish in 2019. So, it is often called EDV 2019 but it is actually EDV 2020 since you will head to America in 2020. You can apply for your EDV 2020 online from home but thousands of people apply for the EDV through service consultancies paying certain charge.
The registration for EDV 2020 is a free process but these consultancies charge you for the service they provide.
In fact, it is seasonal business of these consultancies and they earn millions just by registration service. We have mentioned the step by step procedure for EDV 2020 Green card lottery free registration.
How to apply EDV 2020 online from home?
In this article, I will provide complete details on how can you fill your EDV 2020 form online without paying a rupee.
- The official website of EDV program is https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/.
- Browse the website, for now the status is closed, it will open in October 2018 once the entry period begins.
- When the entry period starts, you will find a online form there, open the form and fill in with your required and correct details.
- After filling all the details, click on submit. You will receive a confirmation page and confirmation number. Save the confirmation number.
- You can find out your results only through confirmation number.
Things to remember when you apply EDV 2020 online from home
Here are few things you need to keep in consideration while applying for EDV:
- The application process of EDV is completely free. Us government doesn’t charge any fee for this service.
- The EDV is just an easy way to work and settle in America, it doesn’t mean that your visa processing and other process will be free of cost.
- Only one application per person is allowed. Multiple application from same person results in cancellation of the application.
- You need to submit your recent photo. At most six months old photo is accepted.
- When you apply from home please save your confirmation number, it is your only way to finding out your results.
- Applying from any consultancies will not influence your result. The DV is a pure lottery program and these factors have no role. It doesn’t matter if you apply from home, or from US Embassy or from any renowned consultancy. It is just a matter of luck.
EDV 2020 open date and close date
EDV 2020 opens from October 3, 2018 and closes on November 6, 2018.
Some issues during EDV 2019
Due to technical issue, the DV-2019 entry period that began on October 3 was closed for 7 days. So, entries submitted during October 3-10 was considered invalid and was excluded from the system. A new entry period began at noon on Wednesday October 18, 2017. It continued up to noon on Wednesday November 22, 2017. Only entries submitted during this period were accepted and are now in consideration for EDV 2019. Electronic Diversity Visa EDV result 2019 is coming soon.