DV 2018: Application period to open on October 4

KATHMANDU: The United States has called for applications for the Diversity Visa (DV) programme 2018 from eligible Nepali citizens from October 4 to November 7.

Those wishing to try their luck in the lottery scheme can submit their applications for free online.

The US Embassy in Kathmandu, meanwhile, has strongly advised the applicants not to consult untrusted contacts regarding their application.

While applying, if a candidate is married, he/she needs to list his/her spouse and unmarried children; and if unmarried, he/she needs to list all of his/her family members.

Else, their applications would be invalid.

If a candidate applies more than one application, it would also result in his/her disqualification.

The result of the DV application would be published on May 2, 2017.

One can log on to www.dvlottery.state.gov and enter their confirmation number to know if he/she is selected.

It has also been advised to keep the confirmation number to self.