Online registration for the DV-2016 Program will begin on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and will conclude on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4).

Submit your Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form (E-DV Entry Form or DS-5501), online at It is extremely important that you retain your confirmation page and confirmation number. There is no cost to register for the DV Program.

Instructions for the DV-2016 Visa Lottery Program are available on the website of the State Department at:



There are instructions for new payment options on the fee options page which you should read carefully and follow exactly.  Otherwise you will experience serious delays in getting your receipt. Payments made incorrectly are non-refundable.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Poland. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and the U.S. Consulates in Krakow.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Poland.