This to-do list is for Selected Entrants in the 2019 or the 2020 Visa Lottery

  • re-check your Eligibility*
  • re-check if you Qualify with Education OR Work Experience
  • submit your Visa Application Form DS-260*
  • make sure you can receive Notifications from the KCC
  • collect the required documentation*
  • have color passport type photos made according to DOS specifications*
  • if needed find a sponsor in the US
  • if needed unlock DS-260 and add new information
  • check the Visa Bulletin regularly
  • have the Medical Examination when instructed* make sure you meet vaccination requirements 
  • pay the Visa Application fee when instructed*
  • have successful Visa Interview*
  • receive the Immigrant Visa packet*
  • pay the Immigrant Fee to USCIS*
  • travel to the US to activate the visa*
  • receive the Green Card*

    *Also applies to family members possibly immigrating with you

More detailed information (and special instructions for winners opting for Status Adjustment) can be found in our DV-2020 WINNERS Guide.

NEW: Our DV-2020 WINNERS Guide is now on-line !