Before you sign up for the Green Card Lottery, also known as the Diversity Visa Lottery, you must ensure that the country that you will be claiming is on the list of eligible countries. Some disputed regions are excluded from the list.
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, and Azerbaijan.
The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, and Burundi.
Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Comoros, the Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, and the Czech Republic
Denmark, Djibouti and Dominica.
East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, and Ethiopia.
Fiji, Finland and France.
Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, and Guyana.
Honduras and Hungary.
Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel and surrounding areas, and Italy.
Japan and Jordan.
Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, North Korea, Kuwait, and Kyrgyzstan.
Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, and Luxembourg.
Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, and Mozambique.
Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria and Norway.
Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, and Portugal.
Romania, Russia, and Rwanda.
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, and Syria.
Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Tuvalu.
Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates. Uruguay, and Uzbekistan.
Vanuatu and Venezuela.
Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Are you on the list? Sign up for the Green Card Lottery today with USAGreenCardLottery.org and immigrate to America!