Everyone loves a birthday – right – well sometimes a child turning 21 can present a problem if the parents are waiting for a DV interview. However, turning 21 does not always mean the child cannot get a visa, and I will explain why. This is a slightly complex explanation, but it needs to be…
DV lottery child about to turn 21
For immigration purposes the child is considered to have become an adult at age 21. For DV lottery purposes, that meant that once a child turned 21 before the interview they were no longer able to get a Green Card. However, in 2002 the US government introduced a law called the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). The intent of the new law was to provide some help to families that are waiting for their case to be processed and freezes a child’s age in certain circumstances. It is a mathematical formula but for DV lottery purposes the effect is to add some time beyond the 21st birthday by which time the case should be current. How much time – well the formula is based on the entry and announcement dates. So first of all let us calculate the difference between those dates.
My understanding (based on information from Jesse Bless) is that as long as the case with the child becomes current before the age out month (21 years PLUS the year appropriate CSPA protection) the child’s age remains “frozen” even if the interview is held later (although it is important to file the DS260 prior to that date).
The extra time is the period of time between the first day that entry begins and the day that winners are announced
For DV2015 the dates are October 1, 2013 and May , 2014 – a gap of 212 days.
For DV2016 the dates are October 1, 2014 and May 5, 2015 – a gap of 216 days.
For DV2017 the dates are October 1, 2015 and May 3, 2016 – a gap of 215 days.
For DV2018 the dates are October 4, 2016 and May 2, 2017 – a gap of 210 days.
For DV2019 the dates are October 18, 2017 and May 15, 2018 – a gap of 209 days.
For DV2020 the dates are October 3, 2018 and May 7, 2019 – a gap of 216 days.
Ok so now we know the CSPA “extra time” – how do we apply that. The rules say the child’s age will be frozen for that extra time and the case must become current within that new time. The date of interview within the current month is not important – the issue is when the case becomes current. Let us take an example.
A child is named as a derivative on a family case for DV2015. The child turned 21 on June 10, 2014. The child will “age out” on January 8, 2015 (June 10 plus 212 days), so the case must become current on January 2015 or before. The actual interview could be scheduled for a date after January 8 2015 as long as the case was current in time.
For a DV2016 example let us say the child will turn 21 on February 28, 2015. Adding 216 days to that birthday means the child ages out on October 1, 2015. That means the case could be OK if the case number is low enough to be current in October. That would be a nervous wait to see the September visa bulletin!!!!
For a DV2016 example let us say the child will turn 21 on August 15, 2019. Adding 216 days to that birthday means the child ages out on March 18, 2020. That means the case could be OK if the case number is low enough to be current in March of 2020.
There is a nice simple date calculator here. This will help you figure out when your child will age out.
NOW THEN a word of warning. You MUST list every child on your EDV entry that is under 21 at that time regardless of whether they will age out or not. Not listing a child under 21 is certain to cause disqualification.
However, if your child has aged out or is not able to receive derivative benefit at this time, all hope is not lost….they can be petitioned for at a later time-under the Family Sponsored Category etc. Keep in mind, that the process is longer however, so the family might be separated for some time.
There is now a good description by USCIS here.
Note: The entry period for DV2019 was restarted after a programming problem. The entry period was delayed. The draw date was also postponed, which to many, made no sense. The reason to delay the announcement was the CSPA protection – as shown above the delay in the announcement meant the period of protection was kept as normal.
November 23, 2016 at 08:10
Hi , thanks for your helpful information, our case has been current before I became 21 , but now i’m 21,Is CSPA protect me? and I found something in USCIS.gov that shows the requirements for CSPA , would you please explain it to me? are there some forms we should fill as I mention below?
The alien must seek to acquire lawful permanent resident status
within one year of the visa availability by one of the following
filing Form I-485, or
submitting Form DS-230, or
the principal filing Form I-824 on the derivative’s behalf.
November 23, 2016 at 14:41
There is no form to fill out and nothing you need to do. The DS260 is the new version of the DS230 mentioned. As to whether you are protected or not depends on timing of the interview and your birthdate. That is explained fully in the article above.
November 23, 2016 at 15:34
Thank you .
our case had been current before my birth-date ,in article you didn’t mention any thing about interview , just visa bulletin has been mentioned , as you said this
For a DV2016 example let us say the child will turn 21 on February 28, 2015. Adding 216 days to that birthday means the child ages out on October 1, 2015. That means the case could be OK if the case number is low enough to be current in October.
so is there any risk for me again?
our case had been current before my 21st birthday which was on November 20,and our interview has been scheduled on January.
November 23, 2016 at 15:40
The article mentions “interview” 9 times.
If your 21st birthday was Nov 20, 2016 you are fine for an interview in January. Take the printed memo.
June 19, 2019 at 22:18
HEY Simon ..
my family and i won the green card lottery and the interview was in december 5th 2018 ,during the interview i got disqualified and they flew to the US in April 2019 i turned 21 years old in february 2018.. now im 22 years old .. .. what the next step should i do or is there a form i should fill or anything that could get me to the US as soon as possible.
June 19, 2019 at 22:46
No, there is no quick way. They might be able to sponsor you but it will take several years.
October 21, 2020 at 06:21
I wanted to submit an entry to the DV Program. I am under 21 so I wanted to apply for my own separate one.
My dad and younger siblings are going to submit another. I was wondering if my name should be listed under my his form too because I am unmarried and under 21 . My name will be listed twice then? I am 20 years old.
October 21, 2020 at 15:45
Yes you should be listed on your fathers’ entry and you can enter yourself too.
November 23, 2016 at 15:47
Thank you , I’m sorry , maybe its a ridiculous question , but would you please tell me what do you mean by printed memo?
November 23, 2016 at 16:13
The article above has a link to a memo that explains the CSPA as it relates to DV lottery cases. It is likely the CO won’t know the rules and may tell you that you are too old and are denied. If that happens you need to produce the memo (printed out) and respectfully point out the rules.
November 23, 2016 at 16:53
this really helps , thank you so much.
September 30, 2022 at 19:48
Thanks in advance sir Britsimon could you send me the link for the memo please
October 2, 2022 at 14:42
There is a link in the article to an updated description, which is more current. Use that.
June 18, 2017 at 07:53
I filled ds 260 form in january 2017 and i turned 21 in march amd now my visa call is on july 2017,can i get visa or not? Please tell me
June 18, 2017 at 13:31
Yes. READ THE ARTICLE!
June 18, 2017 at 13:51
Thank you. So at present even though im 21 still i can get visa. So there will not be any problem in visa for me? Right?
June 18, 2017 at 07:56
Does ds 260 form freeze age of child?
June 18, 2017 at 13:30
No. The CSPA protection is described above.
June 19, 2017 at 10:36
Thank you. So at present even though i turned 21 in march 2017 still i can get visa for visa call july 2017. So there will be a problem or not in visa for me? Right or wrong? Do i need to do anything extra for getting visa or not?
June 19, 2017 at 13:10
I have not applied for any protection. So do i need to do anything or not. I filled ds 260 in jan 2017,i turned 21 in march 2017 and my visa call of immigration is july 2017.Do i need to do anything more or not please? Will i get visa or not? Please eagerly waiting for your reaponse.
June 19, 2017 at 14:04
You haven’t even told me whether you are a derivative of your parents case. But you keep repeating the question that I have already answered, and the article above tells you everything you need to know. Stop asking me over and over, read the article and take some responsibility for your own case!!!
September 18, 2019 at 08:01
He say something about dv 2020
September 18, 2019 at 16:15
It’s one less than DV2021.
June 19, 2017 at 14:07
My file is of f4 category brother sister.
June 19, 2017 at 14:46
Good grief. This whole blog is about DV lottery cases. I don’t answer questions about any other type of case.
July 12, 2017 at 10:12
Hi,i have read the article,but i just want to make sure one detail.
My mom filled out green card lottery in 2015 and won.I was born on the 25th of april 1995, so i was 20 years old when she applied for green card in 2015. I added 215 days and came up with end of November 2016.(i was 21 at that time)
Now when my mom,my siblings and i filled out DS260 form,my name was listed as one of the winner applicants and i had an interview for today in Tblisi( which is not in my home country,we all traveled here for this visa appointment)
During interview my mom’s,sister’s and brothers alll documents were taken and processed and they all won the green card. The consulate explained me how im too old(6 month late) for this green card and that my name was listed as a winner applicant by mistake.Please can you tell me if i have any chance?
Thank you in advance!
July 12, 2017 at 12:32
No, you have no chance.
July 12, 2017 at 10:24
I filled out and completed ds260 form on the 27th of april this year
July 12, 2017 at 14:33
sir i m derivative in 2017 lottery and i was 20 when applied for lottery and 21 while filling ds-260 form. My case become current recently on 11 july and i become 22 on 1st july. is that a problem if so what should i do know. I asked her in Nepal in consultancy, they said it wont be a issue
July 12, 2017 at 18:27
You could just read the article above for exact answers…
July 12, 2017 at 18:32
hello are you form the second selection in September?
July 13, 2017 at 07:34
no 1st draw
July 13, 2017 at 22:55
I have the same problem can you give me your email to contact with you?!
July 13, 2017 at 08:41
Im from the second draw, and we have the same age situation as Nepal
July 13, 2017 at 08:48
What is your case number?
July 13, 2017 at 09:36
July 13, 2017 at 22:40
For goodness sake….
July 14, 2017 at 05:53
What is that dear friend?brist asked for the case number and you send nothing???????
August 20, 2017 at 07:35
Brit sir, my name is mentioned in 2nl letter as beneficiaries. Initially when i had checked ceac status all 5 cases(4 derivative) was mentioned but when i again check it today it shows only 4 case ready for interview. it means i have been cancelled as my age exceed 4 months by above info.
1.Is it becoz of age
2.Was it a mistake that my name was mentioned in beneficiary
3.How much time do it take to file petition(Kindly refer me if you have explain about the process clearly)
Thnx in advance waiting for your kind words
August 20, 2017 at 11:12
please give me the link you are using for check ?!
August 20, 2017 at 14:40
1. Probably. Do you mean you are 4 months later than the CSPA protection date?
3. Family based petition can take years – currently a 7 year wait.
August 20, 2017 at 14:50
Yes, my age is 4 months later CSPA protection date. Sir,There is no way that I can travel after a few months or may be after a year i can travel to USA if my family gets visa.
August 20, 2017 at 17:05
You could look into other types of visa – such as student visas.
August 21, 2017 at 05:14
thank you from bottom of my heart
August 29, 2017 at 09:31
according to the above formula i have clearly aged out but i ma a bit confused because i went ahead and contacted KCC and this is what they said “Family members eligible to apply for the Diversity Visa include the principal applicant, spouse, and all unmarried children who had not yet reached the age of 21 before the initial entry was submitted.” Kindly advice
August 29, 2017 at 12:41
Advise on what? The statement you quoted is accurate – that is who can APPLY for the lottery. Who can be approved is based on the rules/formula I describe.
September 25, 2017 at 17:54
I have a 25 years old son and a 19 years old son .I want to know if I should include my 2 children in the lottery or just the one that is 19 years old ? I know I will be asked to put the number of my children but firstly should I list them all and after this all that are under 21 ? or just under 21 years old ?
September 25, 2017 at 18:20
The instructions are clear. You will number and enter only the children under 21.
October 25, 2017 at 14:56
Hey britsimon .. My mother is a DV lottery winner 2018 case AS2*** our Interview is being scheduled for December .. I turned 21 on 3rd March 2017 when I calculated from this formula my case should be current before 29 September but my case or this visa bulletin got timed in October and I got mail in October so m I disqualified ?? Should we be attending the interview or is there any way for further extension ?
October 25, 2017 at 17:52
You will not be considered a derivative, there is no further extension.
November 16, 2017 at 22:16
My Father is a DV lottery winner 2018 case EU27***. I turned 21 on 26 March 2017, so am I disqualified ??
November 17, 2017 at 04:09
Yes – you will not get a visa.
November 17, 2017 at 05:43
I ask a question and it is an emergency. please help me.
what should we do if we have a child but we don’t have a photo of him or her, because the child doesn’t live with us?
as a matter of fact, my friend got divorced many years a go. He has a daughter, living with her mother in another province. And her mother doesn’t allow them to contact each other, in fact if they do, she will bother the girl, so my friend doesn’t want to contact the girl to put her in a bad situation. if he does, her mother won’t allow the girl to take a photo to send to her daddy. He’s not going to bring his daughter with himself if he wins. but the instruction of registering for DV Lottery forced him to send a fine picture of his daughter. but the only picture he has is a photo of when she was a child, actually a primary school student. Now she’s on her 17.
what should my friend does to solve this problem.?
please help me. we are running out of time.
November 17, 2017 at 21:45
The rules say you need to list all children and provide photos of them, even if the children will not emigrate. I am not going to give you any solution other than “follow the rules”.
November 18, 2017 at 09:10
I know the rule? what should I do when we don’t have any photos of the girl? as I told you we have a photo when she was a child.
isn’t any solution?
November 18, 2017 at 14:30
I answered you already.
February 20, 2018 at 12:35
I play as a single person and won the DV lottery but I have a child and I did play with him. how do I respond to the question (do you have children?).
February 20, 2018 at 14:51
I think your question is badly worded. I think you are asking because you did NOT include the child.
I am only ever going to tell you to tell the truth.
BUT if you did NOT include the child on the original entry, you will be disqualified.
July 11, 2018 at 10:08
DV 2019 Case : My son will turn 21 on November 14,2018 .First day to apply lottery: 18.10.2017
Winning Notification : 15.5.2018 therefore will age-out in June,6th 2019 (209 days) by taking into account (Child Status Protection Act (CSPA).
I read in numerous sources that age-out date will be the LATEST date at which person SHOULD LAND at USA, not the date the case becomes current as you indicated in the text.Assuming that info given in your text is correct, my son would have landed in USA after CSPA age which would be over 21 years. USCIS web site strongly mentions max.21 years all over the various pages. Thanks in advance
July 11, 2018 at 15:04
I have seen cases treated the way I describe – but if you are concerned, use your own judgement.
July 12, 2019 at 19:35
As a follow up to this post : Our case was luckily current on June 2019. Interview was scheduled for July, had our successful interview and got Diversity Visa (valid for 6 months after medical test date) for my son. On DV visa printed on passport , there is a notice printed indicating CSPA. In summary, BritSimon was right with his comment above.
July 12, 2019 at 19:43
Thanks for letting me know Roger – glad to hear it worked out well for you.
January 14, 2019 at 19:08
I am getting some concerns..I filled an applicant she is my child and she is 23 and I include her in my in edv and also in da 260…if I make changes to my DS 260 and remove her will it cause any problems
May 14, 2019 at 06:26
Dear sir ,
This is Ahmadi From Afghanistan , I have a question bout this i am winner of DV Lottery 2020 . I have six children .My big daughter is age 21 . she has husband . can she apply with us to our application or can i also fill the form D260 for her and her husband ?
Best Regard Ahmadi
May 14, 2019 at 13:33
No you cannot include her or her husband as your derivative. There is no way to bring her immediately – it would take many years.
August 28, 2019 at 04:06
Hello. In doing so I would like to know if the consul determines that my child of 21 years is not old and is eligible for Cspa. Could he have the immigrant visa in which we and immigrate together? Category Dv 2020
August 28, 2019 at 05:11
The article above explains how to calculate the CSPA protection. THe CO has no flexibility outside those rules.
August 29, 2019 at 11:44
J’ai lu l’article et j’ai compris. Je veux juste savoir après avoir déterminé son éligibilité par le consul. Recevra t-il un visa en même temps que nous le jour de l’interview ?
August 29, 2019 at 11:45
I read the article and I understood. I just want to have determined his eligibility by the consul. Will he receive a visa at the same time as us on the day of the interview?
August 29, 2019 at 18:04
You are not making yourself clear.
August 29, 2019 at 19:10
I was born December 22, 1998 so I would be aged on July 25, 2020 by adding cspa. My dad has a case number of 32000. So could I get a visa with them at the same time while having our interview in July or before?
August 29, 2019 at 20:36
August 29, 2019 at 22:32
you have not answered my question if I will be receiving a visa at the same time as they on my passport to travel together with the family.
August 30, 2019 at 02:56
In the scenario you described, my answer was “correct”.
August 30, 2019 at 11:26
because I saw in the site of the uscis that if the child is applicable for the cspa lottery. his parents will have to sign petitions once to come to usa to bring this child who will last several years before he has his visa
August 30, 2019 at 14:02
No. That is not the process for DV cases. You will sit the interview with your parents *IF* you are covered by the CSPA when their case number gets current.
August 30, 2019 at 17:18
Ok I understood. I am going to age on July 25, 2020 so if our case is not treated before July 31st, my case would definitely be dead.
August 30, 2019 at 10:06
I am winner of DV 2020,case number AS000296xx.from Burma. My Child is turn on 21 in November 2019. Can he be with us ?
August 30, 2019 at 13:52
The article above explains that.
January 13, 2021 at 15:27
Hello brit !! I am a derivative of dv2020 whose interview was scheduled at April 20 , 2020 .Right now my family is hoping for reserved 9095 in group 3 .And I just turned 21 at Jan 11 ,2021 .So , would the above condition be applied to this new lawsuit considering some 200+ days time for age out .Do you think I would able to get interview if 9095 visa is issued even though September has crossed as this is spacial case??
January 14, 2021 at 03:06
We have to wait and see what happens in the lawsuit.
August 30, 2019 at 22:58
Ok I understood. I am going to age on July 25, 2020 so if our case is not treated before July 31st, my case would definitely be dead.
September 18, 2019 at 08:08
I am winner of DV 2020, and i apply the aplicant form .when the intrviw
September 18, 2019 at 16:14
September 18, 2019 at 08:11
How i get interviw by what way i schduld the intrviw
September 18, 2019 at 16:13
Please read the following link and the FAQ.
September 21, 2019 at 12:05
When the intrview date dv
September 21, 2019 at 15:28
Ask a clear question.
March 18, 2020 at 10:31
My Case become current on 3rd January 2020, and my interview is on 20APR 20, But my child turned 21yrs on 21st JAN 2020, You say still my child qualifies as my beneficiary…? Rgds
March 18, 2020 at 23:18
Correct. Make sure you print out the documents I link to above. The embassy may not “expect” your child – and they may not know what to do – so having the documents printed is important.
July 30, 2020 at 22:33
My brother is turning 21 on the 15 of may 2021 and we haven’t summit our DS260 form yet…We he get a visa when we’re schedule for an interview after his 21 birthday? I really need to know this.,
July 30, 2020 at 22:46
Did you read the article above?
July 30, 2020 at 22:58
Yes i did…But u know better than we do do…So we’re asking if our brother will get a visa..
July 30, 2020 at 23:30
The article answers the question exactly.
September 1, 2020 at 17:18
Dear Mr. Simon,
I am the winner of DV 2021, case number 2021EU21***.
In October 2019 I included in the DV lottery application my son (date of birth June 1999) who was 19 y.o. at that moment. According to the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) his age is frozen till February 2021 but because of travel ban (till December 31, 2020) my interview will hardly take place before February 2021. I guess it may happen in May/ June 2021.
Do you think travel ban period may be included into the frozen period under the CSPA? Or there is no chance for my son to join me in immigrating to the USA?
Thank you in advance!
And thank you very much for all you do for DV Lottery applicants and winners!
September 1, 2020 at 20:31
I don’t know whether there will be any extensions available due to the circumstances.
September 29, 2020 at 23:35
I got someone asking me this questions:
The kid will turn 21 at the end of October. Should I add him to our family entry?
I am tempted to say no and wait until he turns 21 so that he can enter the DV by himself.
My understand is that he could still participate WITH the family for DV-2022 since the entry dates are until early Nov. However, he would age out way before becoming current UNLESS the family would become current on the October bulletin. Everything seems so unlikely that first option seems best. In that case, the family would need to enter AFTER the child turns 21.
Am I correct?
September 30, 2020 at 14:28
Sorry Simon, realizing that he would have aged out way before becoming current since it would be in May of next year. I had the visa bulletin in mind for this but I am wrong here. I don’t see any other option aside from waiting that the child turns 21 which will be at the end of next month. Then the family can participate and the child as well. (On his own)
September 30, 2020 at 14:35
Every child under 21 and unmarried on the day of entry needs to be included. Don’t overthink that simple statement.
October 21, 2020 at 01:16
Hello Brit, I am 20 years old and I have a high school degree and I am from an eligible country, the thing is that I am participating with my mother since I am still under 21 years old so my question was if I can also participate separately, and increase my chances making 2 applications, my mother’s and mine.
October 21, 2020 at 02:41
Yes you can do that.
November 1, 2020 at 07:10
What if a new baby born after we submitted the DV lotter form for 2022 and we are the winner?
November 2, 2020 at 04:52
You will add the child later.
November 1, 2020 at 09:44
hi sir i brought my father to usa and he got his GC.
now we’re thinking to start processes to my younger brother who’s going to be 21 years old soon. my question is does the Act (CSPA) law apply for us in this situation? Thanks.
November 2, 2020 at 04:54
I don’t know. I only answer DV lottery questions.
November 19, 2020 at 14:59
Hey britsimon,when I finish filling DS260 for me and my children , for submission ,shal I submit the children first in advance then mine,
Or I just submit mine.
thank in advance
November 19, 2020 at 20:58
Submit all together – about the same time.
February 23, 2021 at 11:34
I’m a DV2021 selectee EU14XXX. Submitted docs to KCC per their request at the beginning of Dec. 2020, but no ‘Ready for Scheduling’ e-mail yet. My son turns 21 at the first dates of March. Please, advise if I need to contact KCC or Embassy to ask for ‘age out’ according to CSPA?
What will happen to the submitted DS-260 ?
February 23, 2021 at 15:00
You don’t have to ask for CSPA protection. It is automatic but you may need to show the policy at the interview. You are covered for several months after March.
May 13, 2021 at 19:49
Hello. Before I go any further, just wanted to let you know that I had gone through the article from start to finish before writing this email. Just wanted to get your confirmation on my computations. My father is a DV 2022 winner (CASE NUMBER 2022EU000045**). I was listed as a derivative. I was exactly 20 years and 8 months old at the start of the DV entry(7 October 2020). The results were published on 8th of May 2021. This means that I got an extension of 213 days. I turned 21 on February 2nd 2021. Based on the formula given above, I’ll age out on the 3rd of September 2021. Given that they’ll only start processing first cases for DV 2022 no sooner than October 2021, would I be correct to conclude that there is basically no chance of me getting my visa approved? Appreciate any help
May 14, 2021 at 00:59
Yes you are precisely correct.
November 2, 2021 at 00:41
Hi Brit, Trust you are we keeping well. Just want to clear my head around this once and for all since you have more knowledge than I do. So the situation is,
1. I want to enter the DV for my mum but my siblings and I are over way even above 21 years old. Do I need to still enter/add our details or I should input 0 under the number of children since we cannot get a visa as a derivative.
2. My mum is still married to my dad but he isn’t much interested in the lottery and as matter of fact does not want to take the passport picture. How best do you think I enter the lottery safely for her without being disqualified based on these concerns?
November 5, 2021 at 23:23
2. As she is married she can ONLY enter if she lists her spouse with the photo).
February 13, 2022 at 21:29
I hope you are doing great!
Typed single on the DV entry. Once got chosen, I’ve married my girlfriend and applied for DS260 with status married, but wrote down her maiden’s name. We’ve been scheduled for an interview for a month so far/it’s at the end of February/.
Last week she received her new passport with her new surname. Should we notify the embassy for this change prior to the interview?
February 15, 2022 at 00:15
No you can do that at the interview. Take proof of your relationship to the interview to show your marriage is genuine.
March 30, 2022 at 21:39
Hi Brit, my daughter is born on 15Aug2000. With this calculation, her age is frozen until around 15March2022. Our case no is 2022EU00017xxx and we saw in the March 2022 bulletin (which is published in February 2022) that our case no is in the cut-off for April 2022. So, the question is: is she eligible for CSPA?
Thank you in advance.
April 2, 2022 at 19:13
May 17, 2022 at 11:32
Hi Brit. We are the winners of Dv23/ My son was born on June 08, 2001. With this calculation, his age is frozen until January 08, 2023. Our case number is 2023EU00009xxx. Given the workload of the embassy in Warsaw, he may not be in time. Is it possible to write to the COP with a request for an interview appointment before this date? What are the chances?
May 18, 2022 at 21:34
It is not based on their workload or even when you get interviewed. It is when your number becomes current. So – if your number is current for January (which is possible, but not certain), then he will be OK even if interviewed later.
May 19, 2022 at 00:36
Thank you. Is it possible in any way to petition the KCC for an earlier consideration of the case in connection with such a situation due to the age of the son?
May 19, 2022 at 05:05
May 19, 2022 at 05:20
One more question if possible. We sent DS260 on 12.05.23. In the article about my father, I indicated that I did not know his name (there was no birth certificate when I filled it out) later I found the certificate. In fact, I don’t have a father, and the certificate indicates a fictional person in 1975. The main applicant is my spouse. Isn’t this a mistake? Do I need to make changes to ds260 before an interview at the embassy?
May 19, 2022 at 17:42
Make changes at the interview.
June 7, 2022 at 10:02
Hi Brit. Please tell me if a child receives a diversity visa during the age freeze period, since he is already 21 years old, he must enter the United States before what period?
June 9, 2022 at 21:53
Before the visa expires.
June 12, 2022 at 04:43
Thank you very much Brit for what you are doing. We will wait for October and hope for a rapid movement of numbers this year.