Green Card Lottery

You don’t need to work for a company in the USA or have an exceptional skill to live and work in the USA. The US gives away Green Cards in a unique American Green Card Lottery. The United States gives away 55,000 US permanent resident cards (Green Cards) to winners of the Diversity Visa Lottery. And the best part is: almost anyone can participate.     

A Green Card is your ticket to living in the USA for as long as you want!


USA fans and immigrants have been excited about the chance to win a permanent resident card through the lottery since the beginning of the 1990s. The story behind the lottery is America’s desire to maintain its diversity and status as the great “melting pot”. Find out more about the mastermind behind the idea and the history of the Green Card Lottery with us.  

Participation made easy

The culture of the USA is comprised of people, traditions and professions from around the world. The participation requirements for the lottery are so easy to fulfill because the United States wants people from all backgrounds to apply. The chances of winning the Green Card Lottery are also surprisingly high. What are you waiting for then? Over 19.000 customers from The American Dream have already fulfilled their Green Card-dream.      

Green Card Check

Find out if you meet the requirements to participate in the official Green Card Lottery with only a few clicks: Do our Green Card check and with a positive result, immediately apply for the Green Card lottery!   

Make your dream of living in the USA come true with a Green Card!


Applying to the Green Card Lottery is the first step, but what happens afterwards? There are many stops along the way to getting your Green Card and we are happy to guide you on this exciting journey.

Since 1994, there have been hundreds of thousands of lucky Green Card winners worldwide whose dreams of living and working in the USA have been fulfilled by Green Card Lottery. If you are curious, explore the current and previous global winner statistics that we have compiled for you. These can be easily found on our interactive Green Card map.

Do you still have a few unanswered questions and want a short answer? Take a peek at our FAQs or contact us! We are here for you seven days a week, 365 days a year to answer all your Green Card questions.

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