Early Conclusion of 2023 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

The Department of State has issued all available diversity visas for the 2023 Diversity Visa (DV) Program.  The DV Program is limited by law to issuing approximately 55,000 visas each fiscal year and that cap was reached on September 6, 2023. We acknowledge that the conclusion of the 2023 program may be disappointing to selectees …

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New Entry Period for Diversity Visa Program (DV- 2019)

Addis Ababa, October 16, 2017;  Due to technical issues, the registration period for DV-2019 is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered. We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants. The new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries …

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The 2019 U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery Program Registration Begins

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is pleased to announce that the 2019 Diversity Visa (DV) Program registration will open at 7:00pm locally (GMT +3) on Tuesday October 3, 2017 and will close at 7:00pm locally (GMT +3) on Tuesday November 7, 2017. Ethiopian citizens are among those eligible to participate. Each year the United States administers the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program …

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