lottery online entry begins at EDT (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) on October 2, 2008, and ends at EST9 Eastern Standard Time) on December 1, 2008.
to a media dispatch from the US embassy in Banjul, the Congressionally mandated
Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available 50, 000 permanent resident
visas annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to persons who
meet simple, but strict eligibility requirements from countries with low rates
of immigration to the United Sates.
applicants are to fill the form online and can visit tate.gov
www.dvlotery.state.gov for instructions and application.
who have been selected for the diversity visa will receive a letter via email
from the Kentucky Consular Centre. It advised that applicants should never send
money for DV fees through the email, Western Union, or other service but in person
only at the US embassy or Consulate at the time of
are also encouraged to contact the US embassy at email@example.com
for questions about the process.