2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form

As requested by many, we have put out an update to inform the general public about the 2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form.

2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form

This grants opportunity to individuals to register and apply for VISA and if finally selected, migrate to their dream country. For the sake of this article, we’ll be focusing on American Visa Lottery and Canadian Visa Lottery.

2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form: What is a Visa?

A visa is a conditional authorization granted by a country (typically to a foreigner) to enter and temporarily remain within, or to leave that country.

Visas typically include limits on the duration of the foreigner’s stay, territory within the country they may enter, the dates they may enter, or the number of permitted visits.

Visas generally are usually printed on a page of the holder’s passport or pasted as a sticker or rubber stamp on a page of the requested person’s valid passport.

We have many kinds of Visa from various countries of the world depending on the choice of the applicants. 2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form

Regardless of your marital status (Single, Married, Divorced, Widowed, Separated, etc.) you can still apply for the Visa Lottery.

The registration and application for Visa Lottery is done every year and applicants can register and apply online for their Visa Lottery.

2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form  – Best Countries to Apply

There are several countries where one can apply for a Visa Lottery to, but as stated earlier in this article, we’ll be focusing on USA Visa Lottery and Canada Visa Lottery.

USA Visa Lottery:

To register for a United States of America Visa Lottery, you can visit https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/ to register and apply for a new DV Entrant and check status to if you have been selected.

Yearly, the US Department of States grants a number of immigrant visas otherwise known as Green Cards to applicants through a lottery system. The green card lottery is an official program pursuant to Sec. 203 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Those who are selected through the Green Card Lottery program will receive a Green Card through and would be able to move over to the United States with their family permanently to live and work. 2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form

Canadian Visa Lottery:

Applicants who might be interested in migrating to Canada can do so by applying for a Canadian visa here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/apply.asp

Those seeking a work visa or skilled labor visa to work and live in Canada must have adequate education and experience to qualify. You can contact the nearest Canadian consular office or visit their web site to make further enquiries about the Canadian Visa program.

2016/2017 Visa Lottery Application Form: Types of Visa

The Following categories of visas are issued by most countries:

  • Study visa
  • Skilled worker visa
  • Tourist visa
  • Visitor visa
  • Business Visa
  • Farm worker visa
  • Pilgrimage visa
  • Diplomat visa
  • Transit visa, Etc.

There are about 185 different types of visas, a great deal of them were not mentioned in this article. However, they all can be broadly categorized into two main categories – Immigrant Visa and Non-Immigrant Visa.

Visa Lottery Application Form for 2016/2017


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