Are You Eligible ?

List of Non-Eligible Countries

The US Department of State published the following list of non-eligible countries for DV-2020.
If you were born in one or these countries you can NOT participate in DV-2020.

AFRICA

Nigeria

ASIA

Bangladesh
China mainland-born*
India
Pakistan
South Korea
Philippines
Vietnam

*Macau SAR, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan qualify

EUROPE

Great Britain/U.K.*

The U.K. includes: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, S. Georgia and S. Sandwich Islands, St. Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands.

*Northern Ireland does qualify

NORTH AMERICA

Canada
Mexico

CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA

Brazil
Colombia
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Haiti
Jamaica
Peru

Nota Bene. People born in a Dependency or Overseas Territory, must claim the appropriate country as their Country of Eligibility on the Entry Form.

 

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