KATHMANDU: The registration for tempting Diversity Visa (DV) lottery is beginning on Tuesday and will continue for a month, the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu said in statement. The application period for the 2014 DV programme will end on November 3.
With a hope to migrate to the U.S., thousands of Nepalis apply for the lottery programme every year.
The entries for the lottery are to be submitted electronically at www.dvlottery.state.gov during the one-month period.
The entrants will have to check whether they have been selected for the DV by going online to www.dvlottery.state.gov between May 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 with their Entry Status Check, the Embassy said.
People with 12 years of formal education are eligible for the programme.
Though the application is free of cost, local businesses charge the aspirants some money as service charge to helop them fill up electronic form.