Diversity Visa Lottery 2012 Instructions

The U.S. State Department has posted on its website important information and instructions about the Diversity Visa (“DV”) lottery program for 2012, which begins on noon, Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) (GMT -4), Tuesday, October 5, 2010, and ends at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) (GMT -4), Wednesday, November 3, 2010.

All entries must be submitted electronically during the registration period, when applicants may access the Electronic DV Entry Form DS-5501.  Paper entries will not be accepted.

The State Departments strongly recommends that applicants not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter.  Heavy demand may result in website delays.  No entries will be accepted after noon, EST, on November 3, 2010.

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