Original Date AnnouncedJune 5, 2019
DOS interim final rule, amending 22 CFR 42.33(b)(1), requires that Diversity Visa Program petitioners include on the electronic diversity visa entry form the unique serial or issuance number associated with a valid, unexpired passport; country or authority of passport issuance; and passport expiration date (with certain exceptions). [ID #643]Federal Register, Department of State Interim Final Rule - Visas: Diversity Immigrants
Effective DateJune 5, 2019
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