Original Date AnnouncedSeptember 30, 2020
DOS releases instructions on how to apply for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. For FY2022, up to 55,000 Diversity Visas will be available. [ID #1069]DOS Website: Instructions for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2022)
Effective DateOctober 7, 2020
Biden Administration Action: Under StudyDecember 6, 2021
2021.12.06 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form
This Biden administration policy is considering the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On December 6, 2021, DOS published a notice related to the electronic Diversity Visa entry form. It is unclear if the Biden administration plans to alter or adjust the related forms and practices, but DOS is nonetheless seeking public comment.View Document