US Embassy in Colombo issuing a media release said, if a person is interested in applying for the Green Card Lottery, they can do it by visiting www.dvlottery.state.gov.
Instructions in Sinhala, Tamil and English can be obtained via the U.S. Embassy Colombo website.
U.S. Embassy says, the lottery application period will be open from October 2, 2012 to November 3, 2012.
The Diversity Visa Lottery allows 50,000 randomly selected applicants an opportunity to legally live and work or study in the United States each year.
Sri Lanka is a qualified country for this program.
“Beginning approximately May 1, 2013, applicants may go online to www.dvlottery.state.gov to check the status of their application with their confirmation numbers. Winners will not be notified by postal mail, e-mail, or telephone calls”. announced the U.S. Embassy in Colombo.