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Green Card Eligibility

Country of birth

Each year the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services identifies the countries whose natives will be ineligible for the annual Green Card Lottery.

Unfortunately, if you were born in one of the following countries that are not currently eligible, you cannot apply for a DV Green Card:

Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (including Hong Kong SAR), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its territories, Venezuela, Vietnam

There are however exceptions to this rule :


If you were born in one of the currently eligible countries and you meet at least one of the following requirements you may participate in the Green Card Lottery.

The Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) Program requires you to have a high school education, or its equivalent, or two years of qualifying work experience as defined under U.S. law.


Are you a passionate traveller dreaming of a life in the USA? The Green Card allows non-Americans to live, work, and study in the United States permanently.

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Minimum Age

The minimum age to apply for a Green Card is 18 years. However applying at the age of 17 is possible if you meet the education or work experience requirements.

Language requirements

There are no language requirements to apply for a Green Card. However we would always recommend to have a sufficient ability to speak, write and understand English if you are planning to become a permanet resident in the United States.

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